POLITICAL ANALYSIS (POL 207) Dr. Inscho
Class Meeting Time • 10:30 - 11:45 T Th • In case of severe weather, etc. • UD seldom closes, but • Even the unlikely does occasionally happen, so • Listen to the radio, watch television, check your e-mail
Class Meeting Place(s) • SJ 231 • Others may be announced in class
Dr. Inscho’s Office • SJ 217 (across hall from women’s rest room) • 2:00 - 4:00 P.M. Wednesdays, & by appointment
Contacting Dr. Inscho • 229-3924 (direct), or leave message at • 229-3626 • Frederick.Inscho@notes.udayton.edu
Course Web Site • http://academic.udayton.edu/frederickinscho/pol207 • Place on Favorites list (Internet Explorer), or the equivalent in your browser
Textbooks • Louise G. White, Political Analysis: Technique and Practice, 4th. ed. • Michael LeRoy, Research Methods in Political Science: An Introduction Using MicroCase, 7th.ed.
The LeRoy & Corbett Workbook • Should be brought to class for labs, and when otherwise requested by instructor • Contains access code for downloading Student MicroCase software, and several data sets. Thus, • It is important that you pay the appropriate license fee • You do this by buying a new textbook
Conduct of Class • Class begins & ends at the stated times. • Please review the attendance policy stated in the syllabus and available on the course web site. • Written (paper and/or on the course Web site) information is important. Be sure to read & take seriously • Average of two hours outside of class for each hour in class
In-Class Lab Sessions • These will be held regularly • The exercises in the LeRoy workbook (plus, perhaps, a few other things) will be done during these sessions. The instructor is under no obligation to accept exercises which are not done in the classroom during a lab session.
In-Class Lab Sessions, cont. • I will make a good-faith effort to inform you by e-mail of specific dates, but there are no guarantees • You will need to bring your laptop. If you do not have a laptop, or if yours is unavailable for some reason, we can work it out