PO 334 Public Personnel Administration
U1OO 2006 WO
White, Micheal R.
B.S. Dus. Admin.M.A. ManagementM.A. Public Administration
5 June - 30 July 2006
5:00 - 10:20 PM
Textbook: Human Resource Management in Public Service, Second Edition, Evan M. Berman, James S, Bowman, Jonathan P. West and Montgomery Van Wart, Sage Publications, Inc., 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
Course Description: Analysis of the various functions of public personnel administration including: recruitment, placement, training, salary, evaluation, retirement, personnel problems, labor relations, collective bargaining, ethics, merit systems, and EEO programs. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: The instructors's educational phiolosophy is one of interactiveness based on readings, lecture, class discussion,individual homework and written exams.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
University courses must
include a core assessment that measures Departmental Learning Outcomes. The purpose of this assessment is to
determine if expectations have been met concerning mastery of learning outcomes
across all instructional modalities. The
core assessment for this course is the Final Exam and will account for at least
20% of the total grade for the course and cover at least three of the Core
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: The assessment of learning will be conducted through written exams, homework, and class participation.
Grading: Class Participation 10%
Mid-Term Exam 35%
Final Exam 35%
The following scale will be used to determine letter grades:
F Below 60
Late Submission of Course Materials: Five points will be deducted for each week an assignment is late. No homework will be accepted after the 7th night.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Participation in class discussions is expected and will be part of the final grade. Students are expected to be at each class meeting and on time. Students arriving late, leaving early or not attending will lose part of their class participation points.
Meeting - 1,
Lecture/discussion on Public Service Heritage.,
Meeting - 2,
Lecture/discussion on Legal Rights and Responsibilities and Recruitment.,
Chapters 1 and 2,
Homework #1 due,
Meeting - 3,
Lecture/discussion on Selection and Position Management.
Review for Mid-Term Exam,
Chapters 4 and 5,
Homework #2 due,
Meeting - 4,
Lecture/discussion on Compensation. ,
Meeting - 5,
Lecture/discussion on Employee-Friendly Policies and Training and Development.,
Chapters 7 and 8,
Homework #3 due,
Meeting - 6,
Lecture/discussion on Apprasial and Unions and the Government.,
Chapters 9 and 10,
Homework #4 due,
Meeting - 7,
Lecture/discussion on HRM and Productivity.
Review for Final Exam,
Homework #5 due,
Meeting - 8,
Overview/discussion on HRM in Public Service,
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. 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:5/6/2006 2:49:07 PM