September 26, 2012 - November 28, 20121:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: UNF University Center
New! Discover the four challenges we face as a nation: globalization, the revolution in information technology, chronic deficits and excessive energy consumption, as well as the immediate remedies that could sustain the American dream and American power in the world. We will use the text to undertake both a searching exploration of our history and our condition today and a rousing manifesto for American renewal. Students are expected to read the class material and participate in the discussions.
Course Fee: $55
Required Book: “That Used to be Us” by Thomas Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum. Available at www.amazon.com $15.76, Kindle edition $12.99.
Bill Howes holds a B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. He is a former American history teacher, principal and superintendent of schools. This is his sixth year teaching in the OLLI program, where he has taught several courses in American history.
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