POLSCI 312 - Persuasive Politics: Voters, Campaigns and Communication Strategies
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

In this course, we will accomplish two things. First, we will become familiar with the logic of running a political persuasion campaign. For this purpose, we will study current research on persuasion as well as current research on campaigns. Second, each student will participate in the design of a persuasion campaign. Throughout the academic term, we will discuss how to design the campaign. In the last two weeks of the class, every student will take part in a presentation for the entire class. They will then take questions from the class about the content and strategy of the presentation. This course is in the American Politics subfield.

Course Requirements:

No data submitted

Intended Audience:

Sophomores, juniors, and seniors

Class Format:

Lecture meets twice a week for an hour and a half. Discussion sections meet once a week for an hour.

POLSCI 312 - Persuasive Politics: Voters, Campaigns and Communication Strategies
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
21696
Open
75
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
21697
Open
12
 
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Th 12:00PM - 1:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
21698
Open
12
 
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Th 5:00PM - 6:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
21699
Open
12
 
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Th 9:00AM - 10:00AM
005 (DIS)
P
21700
Open
13
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
006 (DIS)
P
21701
Open
13
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
007 (DIS)
P
21702
Open
13
 
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
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ISBN: 0205663788
Influence : science and practice, Author: Robert B. Cialdini., Publisher: Pearson Education 5th ed. 2008
Required
ISBN: 0190263725
Uninformed: Why People Know So Little about Politics and What We Can Do about It, Author: Arthur Lupia, Publisher: Oxford University Press 1ST 2016
Required
ISBN: 9781259883682
Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Political Issues, Author: M Ethan Katsh, Publisher: McGrawHill Education 18 2017
Required
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