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Public Policy Process
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The study of public policy offers every citizen an understanding of the various roles played by the different branches of the U.S. federal government as well as by state, county, and local governments in various areas of contemporary American life. It focuses on the priorities of American society as portrayed in the public policy choices that representatives make and the size of different interest groups that advocate on behalf of particular policy goals. This course will introduce this various actors involved in the making of American public policy, explore public policy formulation by examining a variety of case studies, and examine the implementation of public policies, the allocation of funding to pay for these projects, and the evaluation of these projects to determine their effectiveness. The rest of the course will examine specific case studies and areas of public policy. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: demonstrate a working knowledge of various key concepts in the process of American public policymaking and the major steps from start to finish in the public policy process; identify vital issues and specific areas of concern for contemporary American policymakers within the broad fields of economic, national security, public health, environmental, education, rural, and social policy; identify key actors and agencies involved in the making of public policy within the United States and their respective roles in the formulation, implementation, and evaluation of policy; demonstrate skills in the analysis of the various political, social, economic, military, legal, and ethical goals and cultural values that form the basis of policymaking decisions; identify key debates in contemporary American public policy as well as the issues at stake and the arguments advanced by each side of the debate; demonstrate an understanding of various decision frameworks used by policymakers in creating, developing, and executing various public policies; demonstrate an understanding of the context, evolution, and linkages of specific policies and between certain polices within the broader context of American political history. (Political Science 431)

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History
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The Saylor Foundation
Date Added:
06/29/2018
UEN PDTV: Blended Teaching and Learning - Station Rotation
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8th grade math teachers Jeff Wilkinson and Bill McKay from Centerville Jr High in Davis District describe blended strategies using the rotation model with their math classes.

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Professional Learning
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Case Study
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Utah Eduation Network
Utah Education Network
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UEN PDTV
Author:
Utah Education Network
Date Added:
11/16/2018
UEN PDTV: Chromebooks
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Meet Shannon Ririe, the newest member of the UEN PD team and an expert trainer on teaching new Chromebook users. In this video you'll learn basic Chromebook skills and some of the specifics of what makes Chromebooks different from other laptops.

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Professional Learning
Educational Technology
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Case Study
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Utah Eduation Network
Utah Education Network
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UEN PDTV
Author:
Utah Education Network
Date Added:
11/16/2018
UEN PDTV:- Drones
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Let's go outside and fly a drone! Katie Garrett and Landon Weeks took the UEN crew outside for a brief lesson on drone flying. Join us for some fun video and a discussion about how you can use a drone with your class.

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Professional Learning
Educational Technology
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Case Study
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Utah Eduation Network
Utah Education Network
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UEN PDTV
Author:
Utah Education Network
Date Added:
11/16/2018
UEN PDTV: MBH Goldberg Goodbye
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In this short episode, the last of the year, the UEN PD Team says goodbye to their old offices in Milton Bennion Hall before the building is leveled for new construction. In the true spirit of the Innovative Educator: MakerSpace course, we put together a fun "Rube Goldberg Machine" we hope you'll enjoy!

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Professional Learning
Educational Technology
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Case Study
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Utah Eduation Network
Utah Education Network
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UEN PDTV
Author:
Utah Education Network
Date Added:
11/16/2018
UEN PDTV: Technology in Rural Utah
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The Utah Education Network, in collaboration with the Utah State Board of Education, has established a partnership with the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation to offer the research-based, job-embedded Leadership in Blended and Digital Learning program for school leaders.

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Professional Learning
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Case Study
Provider:
Utah Eduation Network
Utah Education Network
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UEN PDTV
Author:
Utah Education Network
Date Added:
11/16/2018
UEN PDTV: Use Tech To Teach
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Meet UEN PD Trainer Rob Bentley and learn about one of his classes, "Use Tech To Teach". This class is perfect for getting started learning about new technology that you can use in your classroom.

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Professional Learning
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Case Study
Provider:
Utah Eduation Network
Utah Education Network
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UEN PDTV
Author:
Utah Education Network
Date Added:
11/16/2018
UEN PDTV: Utah's Online Library
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The Pioneer Online Library has a NEW name - Utah's Online Library. In this episode we will talk about the changes that along with this new name and review some of the great tools available from UEN.

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Professional Learning
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Case Study
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Utah Eduation Network
Utah Education Network
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UEN PDTV
Author:
Utah Education Network
Date Added:
11/16/2018
UEN PDTV: Virtual Reality in Higher Education
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Michael visits Dr. Mark Durham's class at the University of Utah's School of Dentistry to see how virtual reality is helping his students learn in a new and efficient way.

Subject:
Professional Learning
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Case Study
Provider:
Utah Eduation Network
Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
UEN PDTV
Author:
Utah Education Network
Date Added:
11/16/2018