While the complexities of the American political system have never been greater, the right visual aid can help students sift through them—and even develop a passion for the subject. This six-part series is an ideal tool for introducing and exploring key aspects of U.S. government and public policy. Using a combination of eye-catching graphics, dynamic video footage, and interviews with legal and political scholars, each episode celebrates a particular dimension of American democracy while equipping students to candidly discuss political issues. Topics range from the Constitution and the three branches of government to the electoral process and the responsibilities of citizenship. Viewable/printable instructor’s guides are available online. A Films for the Humanities & Sciences Production. 6-part series, 21–26 minutes each.
Participants will learn how the U.S. Census Bureau collects, measures, and publishes voting and registration data. At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will also know how to navigate interactive mapping applications as well as tables and publications from Congressional and Presidential elections since 1964.
This presentation was given by GAO Librarians to help viewers understand how GAO reports on the effectiveness of Government programs and policies at the behest of Congress. Viewers also learn how to use the GAO website to research, discover, and access the variety of products issued by GAO.
This webinar discusses the Library of Congress’s new legislative information service, CONGRESS.gov. The webinar covers how to use CONGRESS.gov to research members of Congress, Federal legislation, the Congressional Record, executive nominations, and more.