HR 491 Senior Seminar in Human Resources Development
S2Z 2006 ML
Degel, Thomas M.
Mar 20 - May 21, 2006
5:00 - 7:30 PM
Textbook: Maidment, Fred H., Human Resources 05/06, Fifteenth Edition, McGraw-Hill/Dushkin, 2005.
Additional Resources: A list of Human Resource websites will be handed out to the class during the first week of the term.
Course Description: This course is intended to integrate concepts and techniques from the Human Resources curriculum into a framework of applied programs. This course is designed for the advanced student and will give the student an opportunity to investigate and synthesize various concepts of Human Resources management and to relate them to 'real world' situations. Pre-requisite: : EN306B. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: To provide an interactive learning environment focusing on critical thinking and the exchange of ideas; and to imbue the student with a conceptual and analytical understanding of human resources management through the use of lectures and class discussions coupled with readings, cases, problem solving, and examinations. Critical thinking, writing and speaking, and problem solving are integral components of higher education. As such, students are expected to research, analyze, criticize, synthesize, and present written and oral solutions.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Learning the material in this course is important and is the main criteria the instructor will use to assign final letter grades. Assignments and Cases: All assignments, cases, and presentations must be completed and turned in prior to the Final Exam. Term Paper: The term paper will be due on the date of the last scheduled class. There will be a Midterm and Final Exam. Penalties will be assessed for late (unexcused) assignments and cases. All assignments, cases, and any other required materials must be turned in to the instructor prior to the last scheduled day of class.
Grading: Final letter grades will be determined using the following measurements:
Term Paper 20%
Mid-term Exam 15%
Final Exam 20%
90 - 100% = A
80 - 89% = B
70 - 79% = C
60 - 69% = D
59 or less = F
Late Submission of Course Materials: Assignments submitted late may not be accepted and, if accepted, will received a percentage grading penalty.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Attend class and be on time. Be prepared for class – read and be prepared to discuss the assigned readings, cases, and problems. Participate in class discussions – this is a very important part of your education. Be prepared for examinations – assigned readings will not always be reviewed in-depth, but examinations will be from both assigned readings and class lectures and discussions.
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 .
Last Updated:3/14/2006 4:29:48 PM