American Government

These learning resources help bring American Government alive in the classroom. Scroll down for more.

American Government

These learning resources help bring American Government alive in the classroom. Scroll down for more.

American Government

These learning resources help bring American Government alive in the classroom. Scroll down for more.

American Government

These learning resources help bring American Government alive in the classroom. Scroll down for more.

Connect American Government

Student experience a flexible, highly interactive learning environment provides them with the resources they need to achieve success in Introductory American Government courses. With a rich library of assessable content, Connect makes managing assignments easier for instructors and studying more motivating and efficient for students.

Connect American Government Features


An adaptive study tool, proven to strengthen memory recall and help boost grades, LearnSmart targets students’ weaker and skills and guides them to study more efficiently.

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As students read through course material, they are prompted with questions that assess their understanding and then are actively guided to learn the material they find most difficult. SmartBook helps students understand and retain key course concepts.

Student using Smartbook

Category Analysis

Instructors can track how students are performing relative to specific learning objectives and goals. Run customized reports on the content in your assignments to determine performance across aspects like learning objective, difficulty level, and customized criteria.

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Connect American Government Titles

Connect for We the People
10th Edition, By Thomas Patterson

Connect Online Access for AM GOV 2013-2014
3rd Edition, By Joseph Losco and Ralph Baker

Connect Online Access for American Democracy Now
4th Edition, By Brigid Harrison, Jean Harris and Susan Tolchin

Connect Online Access For American Democracy Now Texas Edition
3rd Edition, By Brigid Harrison and Jean Harris

Connect Online Access for Public Administration
8th Edition, By David Rosenbloom, Robert Kravchuk and Richard Clerkin

Connect Online Access for Texas Government
1st Edition, By Gary Halter

Connect Online Access for Who Rules America? Challenges to Corporate and Class Dominance
7th Edition, By G. William Domhoff


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  • How do I integrate Connect® into the course syllabus?

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  • How can I use reports to intervene before a student gets off track?

  • How do I use Connect to grow active/applied learning?

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McGraw-Hill Practice Government

Government in Action educational game (shown on iPad)

In this award-winning educational game, students play the role of a congressperson, from running for election to passing legislation and compete for political capital.

  • Students encounter core concepts in action enabling them to better understand and master the course objectives.
  • As the game progresses, students must apply their knowledge to make calculated, strategic moves aimed at growing their political capital.
  • Students must think critically about their actions—for example, “How will my partnership with this lobbyist affect my reputation?”


Students are totally immersed and completely engaged in this game that brings McGraw-Hill Practice Government to life! Watch this video:

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Alec Thompson: Digital Faculty Consultant for American Government

Alec Thomson

DFC for American Government 
Schoolcraft College


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