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Courses - Fall 2018
GVPT
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GVPT479A
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Seminar in American Politics; Mobilization and Civic Engagement
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Must be in Government & Politics program or Government & Politics: International Relations program. This course will expose students to political engagement both inside and outside of the classroom. Inside the classroom we will review the key literature on political participation, with an emphasis on mobilization strategies. Both inside and outside the classroom students will team up to develop and implement strategies to provide information to the campus community, particularly fellow students, about voter registration and voting. Along the way, students will learn about various research designs and the analysis of data. The course requires commitments outside of class hours. For permission to register please send a statement of interest to Dr. Michael Hanmer at mhanmer@umd.edu.