FI 363 Financial Institutions and Markets
S1Y 2007 MN
William H. Sumrall III
Senior Professor of Business and Economics/Adjunct Faculty
Ed.D. Arkansas State UniversityEd.Sp. Mississippi State UniversityMS University of Southern Mississippi; MBA Delta State University; BA La. Tech University
Park University Office NSA Mid-South
Before and After Class
S1Y 2007 Monday, January 8, 2007 to Sunday, March 4, 2007
-----F-January 12, 19, 26; February 2, 9, 16, 23; March 2
4:30 - 9:30 PM
Textbook: Financial Markets and Institutions, 7th. edition, Madura, Jeff, Thomson/Southwestern Publishers, ISBN 0-324-31946-0
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Educational Philosophy: Cooperative/Group learning supported by instructor explanation
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
All final exams will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Associate Dean.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: See Park policy.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: WEEK ONE: introduction, syllabus, teams assigned, learning outcome topics assigned, and dates for team presentation of learning outcome topics assigned;WEEK TWO: article presentations and instructor lecture; WEEK THREE: learning outcomes one and two presented, question and answer session, and instructor lecture; WEEK FOUR: learning outcomes three and four presented, question and answer session, and instructor lecture; WEEK FIVE: learning outcomes five and six presented, question and answer session, and instructor lecture; WEEK SIX: class discussion involving the assimilation of learning outcomes into a final class core assessment instrument and instructor lecture; WEEK SEVEN: team/class presentation and discussion of responses to assigned core assessment instrument questions and instructor lecture; WEEK EIGHT: final core assessment exam and submission of seven article summaries related to the seven parts of the text
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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 87
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 89-90Ten point final grade reduction for each unexcused absence
Maximum two absences with no more than one unexcused for course credit
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