NEW MyPoliSciLab with Pearson eText -- Standalone Access Card -- for Government in America: People, Politics, and Policy, 2012 Election Edition / Edition 16

NEW MyPoliSciLab with Pearson eText -- Standalone Access Card -- for Government in America: People, Politics, and Policy, 2012 Election Edition / Edition 16

by George C. Edwards III, Martin P. Wattenberg, Robert L. Lineberry
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205936954

ISBN-13: 9780205936953

Pub. Date: 12/19/2012

Publisher: Pearson

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Learn how American politics affect public policy.

Adopting a public policy approach to American politics, Government in America looks at government’s impact on the daily lives of Americans. This text introduces the main features of American politics and asks “how should we govern?” and “what should government do?” In looking at the evolving nature of our democracy and the changing scope of our government, Government in America helps students see that politics drives what government can–or cannot do–for the people.

A better teaching and learning experience.

This program provides a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. Here’s how:

Personalize Learning. Reach every student at each stage of learning, engage them in active rather than passive learning, and measure that learning. Refined after a decade of real-world use and compatible with learning management systems like Blackboard, the new MyPoliSciLab is a customizable digital learning experience that supports each individual student’s and educator’s success.

Emphasize Outcomes. Keep students focused on what they need to learn. A new design facilitates print and digital reading experiences and turns this book’s learning objectives into a clear learning path. On MyPoliSciLab, practice tests help students achieve these objectives by creating personalized study plans.

Engage Students. Students–each one is different. Reach all of them with the new MyPoliSciLab Video Series, which features this book’s authors and top political scientists discussing the big ideas in each chapter and applying them to enduring political issues.

Improve Critical Thinking. Students get a lot of information about politics; your challenge as an instructor is to turn them into critical consumers of that information. Using interactive data to answer political questions introduced in this book’s infographics, Explorer is a hands-on way to develop quantitative literacy and to move students beyond punditry and opinion.

Analyze Current Events. Prepare students for a lifetime of following political news. Both in this book and on MyPoliSciLab, coverage of the 2012 elections and more keeps politics relevant and models how to analyze development in the American political system. Get up-to-the-minute analysis on MyPoliSciLab’s blogs or reflect on a theoretical case with a simulation.

Support Instructors. Make more time for your students with instructor resources–Test Bank, Instructor’s Manual, and PowerPoint Presentation with Classroom Response System (CRS)–that offer effective learning assessments and classroom engagement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205936953
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
12/19/2012
Edition description:
Student
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
4.20(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.20(d)

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