This nonpartisan effort is aimed at improving the democratic engagement of Clemson University's student population. The coalition will be providing ideas and resources to faculty and instructors throughout the fall 2022 semester via the Clemson Teaching Listserv.
Instructors can import this course to their own Canvas courses. The content of this course covers: Why should I vote?, young voters and trends, voter history, how to register to vote, make a vote plan, and turnout to vote, finding addresses for those who live on campus, being an informed voter, critical thinking, and media literacy, broader forms of civic engagement, and a few example assignments that connect course content to voter education
You can import any or all of the pages, assignments, and quizzes directly into your own Canvas course and have students complete them as part of your course work or to have as optional items for their information. You can adapt or edit any of these materials, as they are meant to help the students and help you! Research shows that improving exposure to voter education information across different courses and audiences helps with the culture of democracy!