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Class Bulletin Board updated 12/15/02

12/15/02 - MEMO added with text from class lecture on 12/11 about disenfranchisement
12/10/02 - Go to MEMOS to see guidelines on completing competencies early

12/7/02 - THIRD GUEST SPEAKER IS ON for MONDAY 12/9. Ms. Wendy Baigis is a Probation and Parole Officer Specialist with the Chester County Adult Probation and Parole Department. Material from her presentation WILL BE ON TEST 4. In addition, you can WRITE A REACTION PAPER, turn it in by Wed. 12/11, and get ONE MORE extra credit point.

12/7/02 - We have handed back Test 3. We have not yet decided on the curve for that test. As soon as we do we will post the curve.

12/2/02 - ALBANESE REVIEW LIST POSTED FOR TEST 4; readings revised for rest of semester; only required  is from Albanese

Time and Place: MWF 12:40 - 1:30 TUTTLEMAN 105 (NOTE ROOM CHANGE) 
Instructor: R. B. Taylor (
Teaching Assistant: Ms. Wendy Runkle ( Office: Gladfelter 562

Getting Hold of the Instructor and TA


Classroom Expectations

Readings (see below for questions)

Sequence of Topics and Readings

What Your Grade is Based On

Grading Policies

Webliographies (NOT ACTIVE YET)

Special note about coverage -  Important

Link to: Questions for reading, test review sheets, class handouts, memos

Paper Assignments