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Week 1

5 hours to complete

Why Iowa? A Primer on Primaries and Caucuses Teach-Out

5 hours to complete
30 videos (Total 192 min), 13 readings
30 videos
Welcome to the Why Iowa? A Primer on Primaries and Caucuses Teach-Out45s
Ken Kollman - Historical Perspectives8m
Michael Traugott - Historical Perspectives4m
Michael Traugott - What's the Difference Between a Primary and a Caucus?5m
Michael Traugott - Presidential Nominating Conventions4m
Michael Traugott - The Role of the Media7m
Ken Kollman - Comparative Insights6m
John Chamberlin - Election Methods12m
Vincent Hutchings - What are Implications of Iowa Going First?4m
Dennis Goldford: Why does Iowa go first?6m
Dennis Goldford - How do the Iowa Caucuses work?11m
Dennis Goldford - The Role of the Media in Iowa9m
Dennis Goldford - What Makes the Iowa Caucus Unique?5m
Timothy Hagle - Why do Iowa and New Hampshire Go First?1m
Timothy Hagle - What Makes the Iowa Caucuses unique?2m
Timothy Hagle - How Does Iowa Impact the Overall Election Process?5m
Timothy Hagle - Campaigning in Iowa Versus Other States1m
Timothy Hagle - What are the Unique Benefits the Iowa Caucus Offers National Voters?1m
David Redlawsk - Personal Reflections on Iowa7m
Rachel Paine Caufield - The Iowa Caucus Project11m
Vincent Hutchings - What Drives Voting Behavior?4m
David Redlawsk - Insights into Voting Behavior9m
Ken Kollman - Other Considerations in Voting Behavior3m
Rachel Paine Caufield - Civic Engagement and Action6m
Vincent Hutchings - Political Participation3m
Matthew Diemer - Civic Engagement vs. Political Participation5m
Matthew Diemer - Beyond Voting - Civic Engagement7m
Matthew Diemer - Models for Engaging Youth Through Education4m
You Asked, Our Experts Answered!26m
13 readings
What is a Teach-Out?1m
Groundrules for Engagement1m
Welcome to the Why Iowa? A Primer on Primaries and Caucuses Teach-Out4m
2020 Primary and Caucus Calendar10m
Guest Bios10m
Historical Perspectives on the Presidential Nomination Process1m
How do the Primaries and Caucuses Actually Work?2m
Insights into the Iowa Caucuses2m
What drives our voting behaviors?2m
How to get involved with politics!2m
Call to Action: Get Engaged this Election Season and Beyond10m
Facilitation Guide - Organize Your Own Event5m
Additional Resources1m

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