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PLSI 1301: U.S. and Texas Politics (Burke, 2017)

This is a research guide intended to assist you with the main journal assignment for Dr. John Burke's US/TX Politics course in Spring 2017.


Structure of your journal assignment (from the assignment description):

  • Your first entry should project what you think you will learn through this project.
  • Divide the journal into three sections – National, State, and Local Government.
  • Individual entries need to be placed in the appropriate category.
  • Provide summaries/reflections on your entries every two weeks.
  • Provide a comprehensive summary/reflection and the end of journal assessing what you have learned through the project.

Due: April 3 in hard copy.

Please see full assignment description for details.

If you have questions or are having a hard time finding sources, please don't hesitate to come see me. I am here to help!

Additionally, remember what Professor Burke said: "Daily means daily." Keep up with your entries and you won't regret it.