CA 321 Interpersonal Conflict Solution
S1J 2006 IN
Rasmussen, Leah J
Human Resources Manager/Adjunct Faculty
M.A. Human Resources DevelopmentPHR CertifiedAdjunct Instructor Certification
816 448-7318 - work
816 853-5762 - cell
January 9 - March 12 2006
5:30 - 9:50 PM
Textbook: Roxane S. Lulofs and Dudley, D. Cahn - Conflict: From Theory to Action, 2nd edition - Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon, 2000. ISBN: 0205290302.
Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased though the Parkville Bookstore
Course Description: Presents various strategies for dealing with conflict in a positive manner. Emphasizes the development and practice of skills of listening, assertiveness, problem solving, conflict management, and mediation. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: Respect opinions of others. Be open to new ideas and perspectives. My role is to encourage critical thinking through lecture, discussion, class participation, group assignments, and research. Class participation and engagement in subject matter is expected and encouraged. Have fun!
Instructor Learning Outcomes
Grading: Grading Scale:
900-1000 points = A
800-899 points = B
700-799 points = C
600-699 points = D
0-599 points = F
Late Submission of Course Materials: Unexcused late assignments will lose one letter grade after the agreed upon deadline and an additional letter grade each week thereafter.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Out of respect and courtesy to the instructor and other students, cell phones and pagers must be turned off or on vibrate mode. Faculty members are expected to dismiss from their classrooms students whose behavior is detrimental to good order in the classroom. Such behavior includes, but is not limited to, the use of abusive or obscene language, attending class under the influence of drugs of alcohol. Observe the Golden Rule at all times.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: 1/10/06 Course overview.Lecture: Chapters 1-3; group work.
1/17/06 Lecture: Chapters 4-6; group work
1/24/06 Lecture: Chapters 7-9; group work
1/31/06 Lecture: Chapters 10-11; group work
2/7/06 Lecture: Chapters 12-14; group work
2/14/06 Lecture: Chapters 15-16; group work
2/21/06 Final exam review; presentations
2/28/06 Final comprehensive exam
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89
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