POL 303 Week 1 DQ 2 Judicial Independence Within a Political Process

POL 303 Week 1 DQ 2 Judicial Independence Within a Political Process

Judicial Independence Within a Political Process. Our judicial branch of government was designed not only to serve as a check on the power of the executive and legislative branches but also to be the final arbiter on disputes among states and between the states and the federal government. One important arbitration tool utilized by the judicial branch is judicial review. Judicial review is one of the U.S. Constitution’s most provocative features as it plays an important role in shaping the laws that impact our society. For this discussion, complete the following:

Define judicial review.

Explain why the origins and legitimacy of judicial review are often called into question.

Discuss whether the framers of the Constitution intended for the judiciary to have this role in the policy

making process.

Share your opinion on judicial review. Explain why you support or do not support judicial review.

ECO 450 Week 3 DQ 2 The Political Process

ECO 450 Week 3 DQ 2 The Political Process

“The Political Process” Please respond to the following:

•Explain the role that political parties play in political equilibrium. Identify if more parties mean a better equilibrium. Justify your response.

•As presented in the text, logrolling assumes no transaction costs. Describe logrolling in your own words and explain how the existence of transaction costs would prevent logrolling.

ECE 335 Week 4 DQ 2 The Alphabetic Principle

ECE 335 Week 4 DQ 2 The Alphabetic Principle

The Alphabetic Principle. As Section 8.1 of your text states, the most important visual literacy component of learning to read is the alphabetic principle (Coats, 2013). This understanding that words consist of letters that correspond to sounds must be taught explicitly. After viewing the video The Alphabetic Principle and reading Chapter 8 of your text, you will discuss ways in which you can use the alphabetic principle in your teaching, and then you will conduct a book review.

According to the first letter of your last name, select a book that meets your assigned criteria below as the basis for this discussion.

A – I: Select a book that teaches sight words.

J – R: Select a book that is a rhyming alphabet book.

S – Z: Select a book that builds vocabulary.

Discuss ways in which we use the alphabetic principle in our classrooms or daily lives. Use the video for examples. Then, provide the title and author of the book, and give a brief overview of what the book is about. For your book review, discuss how the book meets your assigned criteria and how it specifically addresses that skill. Identify ways you can use the book in your classroom to reinforce your assigned criteria.