HR 491- Senior Seminar in Human Resources Development
Jones, Robert R.
Master Public Administration-Personnel Mgt. Troy State University 1993Graduate Certificate Human Resource Management, Chapman University 1996Bachelor in Arts Human Resource Administration, St. Leo University 1987
Moody AFB, Park Office or GC Restaurant, Ray City, Georgia
Anytime except Sunday and after 10PM Mon-Sat
229-455-4717, 912-455-2101, or 229-455-5277
Jan 04-Feb 28, 2006
Thusdays Individualized Instruction
2000-2130 Hours @ minimum
Textbook: A Textbook is required of all students in this course.
Annual Editions Human Resources 05/06,15th ed. Fred H. Maidment. (2005 McGraw-Hill/Duskin)isbn 0-07-310212-1
Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore
http://Georgia.GovCourse Description: A study of compensation theories, policies, systems and practices with emphasis on the design of effective compensation programs. The course views compensation basically from the employer's point of view. 3:0:3.
Educational Philosophy: Educational philosophy centers around motivation. My job is to faclitate and motivate the learning process through lecture and discussion. Interactiveness between educators and students is paramount. As a "Senior Seminar" we analyze, assemble and appraise our past educational experiences to a new level. Through our readings, dicussions, tests and project, we'll obtain a superior knowledge in human resource management.
Instructor Learning Outcomes
Grading: Two Examinations worth 100 points each.
Project paper worth 100 points.
Final grade will be the average of the three scores.
ie: first test 94+ second test 88+ paper 84= 266
266 divided by 3= 88.6
A is a final between 90 and 100
B is a final between 80 and 89
C is a final between 70 and 79
F is a final 69 and under
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late submission of course work is generally not accepted without prior approval or a suprior reason. "My printer ran out of ink is not valid".
Classroom Rules of Conduct: No cell usage in class. Military on stand-by please step outside the classroom to answer any calls. During lectures, no talking unless appropriate to the material. Please do not park cars in dormitory parking lot. Observe the playing of the national anthem. Civilians stop, face the music and place hand over heart. If driving, come to a complete stop until music stops. Remember, pick up any trash and dispose of properly. Only smoke in designated areas. Speed limit on base is 25 MPH.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: January 5-------The environment of HRM
January 10------HR and corporate strategy
January 12------ADA & Sexual Harassment
January 17------9/11 and the war on terror
January 19------Meeting Human Resource Requiements
January 24------Selection and Recruitment
January 31------Midterm examination
February 2------Motivating employees
February 9------Employee compensation
February 14-----Health and Safety
February 16-----Disciplinary Actions
February 21-----Unemployment Insurance(not in text)
February 23-----Temporary and partime employees/Ethics
February 28-----Final exam, turn in projects
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
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .