PO 337 Administrative Law
S1T 2007 DL
Furnish, Cynthia C.
Assistant Professor/Online Academic Director
BPAMBA emphasis in ManagementPhD Candidate in Business with a Public Administration Emphasis
15 January - 11 March 2007
Text: Smoking and Politics: Policy Making and the Federal Bureaucracy, 6th ed., 2007 Author: A. Fritschler and James Hoefler (this short ancillary text is a must for this course). ISBN: 0131791044 (the 6th ed. must be used. It has been completely updated).
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Students should also be thoroughly familiar with the Online Databases accessed through the Park University library.
McAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.Career Counseling - The Career Development Center (CDC) provides services for all stages of career development. The mission of the CDC is to provide the career planning tools to ensure a lifetime of career success.Park Helpdesk - If you have forgotten your OPEN ID or Password, or need assistance with your PirateMail account, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-927-3024Resources for Current Students - A great place to look for all kinds of information http://www.park.edu/Current/.Advising - Park University would like to assist you in achieving your educational goals. Please contact your Campus Center for advising or enrollment adjustment information.Online Classroom Technical Support - For technical assistance with the Online classroom, email email@example.com or call the helpdesk at 866-301-PARK (7275). To see the technical requirements for Online courses, please visit the http://parkonline.org website, and click on the "Technical Requirements" link, and click on "BROWSER Test" to see if your system is ready.FAQ's for Online Students - You might find the answer to your questions here.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
% of Grade
Issues for Discussion
160 (20 pts each)
Weekly (8 weeks)
60 ( 20pts each)
90( 30 pts each)
Project (Smoking and Politics)
Midterm Group Case
Weeks 3 & 4
Individual Comprehensive Case Briefs (2)
140 (70pts each)
Weeks 1 & 6
Proctored Final Examination
You will be able to track your average throughout the course by means of the Gradebook. You will know in advance the standards for each assignment.
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Unless granted by the instructor before the fact, there will be no excuses for late work. Each day an assignment is late, your grade will drop 10 points. After instructor's sample brief has been posted for each comprehensive case, briefs will no longer be accepted for credit. Briefs must be accomplished exactly as assigned or they will be returned for redo making their eventual hand in late. No course project papers will be accepted after the due date unless arrangements are made with instructor. If NO project paper is received by the instructor, the student will receive the grade of ‘F' for the course.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
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 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-89Academic dishonesty includes committing or the attempt to commit cheating, plagiarism, falsifying academic records, and other acts intentionally designed to provide unfair advantage to the students.
•Cheating includes, but is not limited to, intentionally giving or receiving unauthorized aid or notes on examinations, papers, laboratory reports, exercises, projects, or class assignments which are intended to be individually completed. Cheating also includes the unauthorized copying of tests or any other deceit or fraud related to the student's academic conduct.
-Falsifying academic records includes, but is not limited to, altering grades or other academic records.
•Other acts that constitute academic dishonesty include:
-Stealing, manipulating, or interfering with an academic work of another student or faculty member.
-Collusion with other students on work to be completed by one student.
-Lying to or deceiving a faculty member.
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 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87Procedure
In the event of alleged academic dishonesty, an Academic Dishonesty Incident Report will be submitted to an Online Academic Director who will then investigate the charge. Students who engage in academic dishonesty are subject to a range of disciplinary actions, from a failing grade on the assignment or activity in question to expulsion from Park University. Park University's academic honesty policy and related procedures can be found in full in the Park University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs.
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90
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. 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:1/10/2007 12:26:31 PM