Once per week
over 4 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a "Multi-Day" course work?
Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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The United States has had 46 Presidents since its founding. In this class, we explore the lives of the Presidents. Looking to the challenges they faced and their lives leading up to becoming the leader of the United States of America. We will also explore the office of the Presidency, how it has changed and grown. Classes will involve lectures, active discussion using the Socratic method in order to foster critical thinking. I will use slides and games, as well as providing hypothetical...
As required by Outschool regarding I have significant expertise in conflict resolution and mediation. I have received mediation training as part of my legal degree and receive continuing education training in both mediation and conflict resolution to retain my legal licensure. I have participated in several mediations and alternative dispute resolution proceedings. I have provided training in conflict resolution and de-escalation at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. In 2020 I co-taught a class on mediation at the Univerity of Maryland, School of Social Work.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Students will be expected and required to respect different views and experiences. To this end, we will look at history from varying perspectives, with a focus on objective and provable facts. The class will focus on multiple perspectives about current events. Since this is primarily a history class there will be references to historical documents and articles from a variety of sources to include, but not limited to, reference materials from services such as Westlaw and Lexis/Nexis and the National Archives.
Nelson Vargas, J.D. Professor
Law, social studies, history, and civics teacher
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
294 total reviews
440 completed classes
I am a judge, former federal prosecutor, policy counsel, and college and law school professor. My bachelor's degree is from the State University of New York at Albany in Political Science and History, with a minor in Economics. I also earned a...