Learning Goal: I’m working on a english discussion question and need a sample draft to help me learn.

About

iPoliSci Workshops is your opportunity to interact with content related to the course.

At the minimum, at least once every two weeks (bi-weekly), you need to watch a single video recording of a workshop.

For example, the Global Conflict and Cooperation Workshop has videos from summer 2022 (8 videos), fall 2021 (16 videos), and summer 2021 (8 videos). For this assessment, you only need to watch 1 video every two weeks.

Submission of this assignment is REQUIRED.


Estimated Time

An estimated 60-90 minutes is needed to complete this activity.


Archived Recordings of Past Workshops

American Political Economy

  • American Political Economy is a workshop series that is focused on defining, exploring, and discussing American Political Economy from the point of view of different individual, group, and organizational entities at the local, state, and national level.
  • When is the American Political Economy Workshop scheduled?
    • There are no real-time live workshops for this term.
    • There are archived video recordings from summer 2022.
    • Visit or to watch recordings.

Civic Entrepreneur

Civic Entrepreneur

  • Civic Entrepreneur is a new workshop series that is focused civic entrepreneurship, grassroots organizing, and public policy with diversity, inclusion, and equity at its core.
  • When is the Civic Entrepreneur Workshop scheduled?
    • There are archived video recordings from fall 2022.
    • Visit to watch recordings.

Civil Grand Jury Lab

Civil Grand Jury Lab

  • Civil Grand Jury Lab was a workshop series hosted by Dr. Josh Franco that focuses on Californias 58 county civil grand juries. During fall 2022, we will virtually journey to counties throughout California, learn how to navigate their county civil grand jury websites, and review a recent civil grand jury report.
  • When is the Civil Grand Jury Lab Workshop scheduled?
    • There are no more real-time live works for this term.
    • There are archived video recordings from fall 2022.
    • Visit to watch recordings.

Global Conflict and Cooperation

  • Global Conflict and Cooperation is a workshop series that is focused on defining, exploring, and discussing global conflict and cooperation from the point of view of different international institutions, country governments, and international non-governmental organizations.
  • When is the Global Conflict and Cooperation Workshop scheduled?
    • There are no real-time live workshops for this term.
    • There are archived video recordings from summer 2021, fall 2021, and summer 2022.
    • Visit or to watch recordings.

Holding Government Accountable

  • Holding Government Accountable is a workshop series that is focused on how individuals, inside and outside of the government, hold it accountable to the constitution, federal and state laws, and regulations.
  • When is the Holding Government Accountable Workshop scheduled?
    • There are no real-time live workshops for this term.
    • There are archived video recordings from spring 2022.
    • Visit or to watch recordings.

May It Please the Court

May It Please the Court

  • May It Please the Court is a workshop series that is focused on exploring the interaction between the U.S. Supreme Court and federal, state, and/or local policy and political institutions, actors, and behaviors.
  • When is the May It Please the Court Workshop scheduled?
    • There are no real-time live workshops for this term.
    • There are archived video recordings from fall 2021.
    • Visit or to watch recordings.

Poliventure!

Poliventure!

  • Poliventure! is a workshop series that explores how games relate to concepts in political science.
  • When is the Poliventure Workshop scheduled?
    • There are no real-time live workshops for this term.
    • There are video recordings of the workshop available from summer 2021 and fall 2021.
    • Visit or to watch recordings.

Instructions

Step 1: Watch an Archived Recording

  • Watch an archived recording of one of the workshops above.

Step 2: Clearly State Which Workshop You Attended or Watched

In your assignment submission, clearly state which workshop(s) you participated in during the period

  • Example: “I watched Holding Government Accountable during week 4.”
  • Example: “I watched the week 6 archived recording of the Global Conflict and Cooperation.”

Step 3: Respond to a Specific Question

Select 1 of the following questions to respond to:

  1. What did you find most interesting about the workshop?
  2. What did you find most relevant to your daily life about the workshop?
  3. What question(s) do you have about the workshop topic?
  4. What would you like to learn more about related to the workshop topic?
  5. What did you find perplexing or challenging about the workshop topic?
  6. Note: If you wish, you can ask yourself your own question.

Step 4: Clearly State your Question

  • Be sure to clearly state this question in your assignment submission.
  • Using a question provided in the prior step, or a question that you ask yourself, be sure to clearly state this question in your assignment submission.

Step 5: Answer Question with 4 Sentences

Write at least 4 sentences answering the question you selected.

  • Sentence 1.
  • Sentence 2.
  • Sentence 3.
  • Sentence 4.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to watch all episodes of a Workshop?

  • No, you only need to watch 1 episode every two weeks. If the topic interests you, you are encouraged to watch more than 1 episode every two weeks.