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Beginner Level
Approx. 14 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 minutes to complete

Course Overview and Introduction

2 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 2 min)
1 video
Week
2

Week 2

7 hours to complete

Who are the key players?

7 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 70 min), 4 readings, 9 quizzes
8 videos
The Presidency8m
Courts7m
Bureaucracy7m
Media and Politics12m
Political Parties6m
Interest Groups6m
Social Movements13m
4 readings
Resources10m
Resources1h 30m
Resources10m
Resources10m
9 practice exercises
Legislatures12m
The Presidency30m
Courts30m
Bureaucracy30m
Media and Politics30m
Parties30m
Interest Groups30m
Social Movements30m
Who are the Key Players?
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

How do the players fit together?

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 37 min), 3 readings, 6 quizzes
5 videos
Federalism6m
Globalization6m
Political Accountability7m
Structural Inequality7m
3 readings
Resources10m
Resources10m
Resources10m
6 practice exercises
The Constitution30m
Federalism30m
Globalization30m
Political Accountability30m
Structural Inequality30m
How do the players fit together?
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

How do citizens influence politics?

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 28 min), 4 readings, 6 quizzes
5 videos
Voting2m
Contacting Elected Officials2m
Protesting6m
Advocacy and Campaigning6m
4 readings
Resources10m
Resources10m
Resources10m
Resources10m
6 practice exercises
Staying Informed30m
Voting30m
Contacting Elected Officials10m
Protest30m
Advocacy and Campaigning30m
How do citizens influence politics?

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