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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: 9 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English...
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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: 9 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Course Roadmap

Professor Warburg and his UVa graduate teaching assistants outline the approach of the course and highlight upcoming topics and speakers....
Reading
5 videos (Total 17 min), 2 readings
Video5 videos
Student Introduction for the Course Roadmap m
Module by Module Overview of Topics in the Course3m
The Approach of the Course2m
There are few "right" Answers 2m
Reading2 readings
Syllabus10m
Suggested Readings10m
Week
2
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Public Policy Challenges in the 21st Century

Professor Warburg outlines global public policy challenges the next generation will face, as classroom participants collaborate in defining the future agenda....
Reading
5 videos (Total 42 min), 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Class Objective and Themes9m
GT 2030 Planning Exercise20m
Policy Change from Citizen Involvement7m
Gerry Warburg Post-lecture Discussion4m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Forecasting the Public Policy Challenges of 203020m
Week
3
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

The Media and Changing Nature of Politics

Clinton White House Press Secretary Dee Dee Myers explains issue framing, coalition building and how modern media in shapes public policy options....
Reading
9 videos (Total 70 min), 1 quiz
Video9 videos
Gerry Warburg Lecture Introduction to Dee Dee Myers5m
Dee Dee Myers Career Path from Mondale to Clinton and Beyond4m
Dee Dee Myers and the Evolution of Media in Politics8m
Dee Dee Myers and the Political Environment Today9m
Dee Dee Myers and Leadership Lessons Learned - Finding Common Ground, Listening and Creating Real Change8m
Dee Dee Myers Answers UVa Student Questions8m
Dee Dee Myers Continues to Answer UVa Student Questions12m
Gerry Warburg and Dee Dee Myers Post Lecture Discussion10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Media and the Changing Nature of Politics20m
Week
4
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Healthcare Systems and Insurance Markets

Professor Eric Patashnik examines healthcare reforms, weighing costs, benefits and the efficacy of alternative approaches, including 'Obamacare.'...
Reading
9 videos (Total 58 min), 1 quiz
Video9 videos
Gerry Warburg introduction to Eric Patashnik and the Importance of Healthcare Policy6m
Eric Patashnik Discussing Imperfect Information and the Three Dilemmas of Medical Finance6m
Eric Patashnik Discusses Different Types of Healthcare Markets5m
Eric Patashnik Compares International Healthcare Responses to the United States9m
Eric Patashnik Provides an Overview of the Affordable Care Act10m
Eric Patashnik Answers UVa Student Questions5m
Eric Patashnik Continues to Answer UVa Student Questions8m
Gerry Warburg and Eric Patashnik Post Lecture Discussion4m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Healthcare Policy Challenges20m

Instructor

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Professor Gerry Warburg

Professor of Public Policy, Assistant Dean for External Affairs
Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy

About University of Virginia

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