Tue, Aug 25

POL 309-800, International Law
SUNY Oswego | Fall 2020
Dr. Craig Warkentin

Reading

Agenda

  • Introductions
  • Zoom etiquette
  • Slack basics
  • Course overview
  • Course assignments
  • Extra credit (4 pts)
  • Group discussion

Discussion

  1. How would you define or describe "international law"? Were pp. 3-4 helpful in that regard? Why?
  2. Of the 100 Ways, are there more that do affect your life or more that don't? Offer an example or two.
  3. Which of the 100 ways did you find most surprising? Encouraging? Obvious or expected? Explain your answers.
  4. Did reading "100 Ways" change your thinking or preconceptions about IL? How so, or why not? Be specific.
  5. Is IL more or less important than you expected? Is it wider or narrower in scope than you thought? Explain.
  6. Practice the presentation assignment using today's assigned Insight:
    1. Summary - Briefly summarize this Insight and highlight the key points.
    2. Connection - Connect the Insight to today's assigned textbook reading.
    3. Importance - Explain what's most important about this Insight, and why.
  7. Did reading this Insight change your thinking or preconceptions about IL? How so, or why not? Be specific.
  8. Did this Insight change your thinking about COVID-19 and/or how states are responding? How so, or why not?