SOWK J741 (632)
Social Welfare Problems and Policies
CLASS SESSION: Thursday, August 23, 2012-Monday, December 17, 2012
General Information: Course will be delivered by Web conferencing utilizing Adobe Connect and by video streaming. Students may be present, either in person or online, for the class sessions on Wednesdays, 6 - 9 p.m., or may view the class at a later time. USC Columbia students may attend classes in the Williams-Brice Building (College of Nursing), Room 409. All other students will view classes via the Internet and may call in with questions at during class. For students viewing the class live online, the Adobe Connect URL will be posted in Blackboard by the instructor prior to the first class meeting. Students viewing at a later time may visit the Web site at http://video.sc.edu; click on the appropriate college/school and then your class link to view lectures. Your instructor will provide in Blackboard the required ID and password to access the video streaming files. High-speed Internet access is required for Adobe Connect or video streaming.
Class Cancelled Information:
No class on Nov. 22
Video Streaming Assistance:
Information on technical requirements and getting started with video streaming is available online.
Official Course Session Dates: Course Begin/End and Drop/Add/Withdrawal
Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit
Instructor: Keitha Whitaker
Graduate Bulletin Course Description: Analysis of the definition, etiology, and historical and current responses to social problems; a study of the policy process applied to social problems.
Information is accurate as of
December 16, 2017, 12:02 pm
(Subject to change)
Textbooks are available from the USC University Bookstore in the Russell House Student Union, Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 803-777-4160 (toll free at 888-654-5320). Online text ordering is available through the bookstore Web site at www.shopgamecocks.com. Delivery options are in-store pickup or UPS shipping (Ground, Second Day, or Next Day). Students are required to indicate their course section to order online; there will be a "J" prefix on the course SECTION number for this course. Contact the bookstore for questions about the online ordering system.