Dr. A. Weiner - Metropolitan College of NY Course Web Sites - Fall 2005

Purpose II Systems: Assignments

Faculty Information
Student Contact Information Form
Constructive Action Information Page
Photo Album
Constitution Day

Assignment #1

PART 1 - To be completed by Session #3

Your first assignment is to complete the Student Contact Information Form (link in left column) and submit it to Dr. Weiner.

You will receive an e-mail invitation to join the class discussion forum hosted at Google. Please be patient. This is not an automated system and Dr. Weiner has to review your contact form before sending the invitation. Do not submit the contact form again.

PART 2 - To be completed by Session #5

To complete this assignment you will follow the directions to join the discussion forum and post a short statement (2-3 sentences) to introduce yourself to the class. This posting will be viewed by all the members of the class.

To post your response in the proper section, read the email that says "Introductions" and reply to that post.

Assignment #2 -

Written Assignment on Medicaid Due Session #10
Identify and review two government and two advocacy web sites on Medicaid.
  1. Write and bring to class a 2-3 page summary of the web sites.
  2. What are some of the problems and/or gaps in the current Medicaid system?

Assignment #3

Written Assignment on Welfare Reform Due Class Session #13
After reading the article by Abramovitz, discuss how your field placement agency has been affected by cuts in funding for services. How have both the workers and the clients been affected? This paper should be 2-3 typewritten pages and should make one relevant reference to your readings.

Fall 2005