MG 261 Business Law II
F2LL 2006 LR
Graham, Charles E. Jr.
301 N. Center Lonoke, Arkansas
Prior to or after class. Anytime via office/home phone
(501) 676-2807 or (501) 941-1649 (home)
October 16 - December 10, 2006
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Textbook: West's Business Law, Clarkson, Miller, Jentz, and Cross, Ninth Edition.
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Educational Philosophy: The instructor's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, group discussions, case studies, examinations, and term paper. The instructor will engage each learner in what is referred to as investigative learning to encourage the lively exploration of this introductory class in business law.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
There is a final exam consisting of 13 True or False
questions, 25 Multiple Choice questions and four short answer essay questions.
Class Assessment: Assessment instruments will consist of two examinations, term paper, and class participation. In order to facilitate class discussion, you are responsible for completing the reading assignments and homework prior to class meetings. The comprehensive final is not a take-home test. The comprehensive final is a closed book and closed notes exam.
GRADING SCALE: A - 90% and above
B - 80% to 89%
C - 70% to 79%
D - 60% to 69%
F - Below 60%
Mid-Term: 30 Points Possible 30%
Final: 30 Points Possible 30%
Classroom: 10 Points Possible 10%
Term Paper: 30 Points Possible 30%
Total possible Points 100
Late Submission of Course Materials: Assignments not submitted on the due date will receive a deduction of one letter grade. Homework will be due the class following the class the chapters are covered. Specific homework problems will be assigned one week prior to the work being due.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Students are responsible for reading all assignments from the text, prior to each class. Classroom discussions are a very important part of the educational process and every student will be expected to participate. Classes will be conducted using lectures, group discussions, and case studies. I encourage you to participate in class and provide your opinions and insight. I am available to assist you before and after class, evenings, and on most weekends. Please contact me at the above number, or email me any time you need help. You are expected to attend all classes at the scheduled times. In the event of 3 unexcused absences during a semester, you may be administratively dropped from the class.
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 American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students 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.
CLASS MEETING AND EXAMINATION SCHEDULESess.# Date Chapter Homework1 10/17 Research Paper Topic2 10/19 Research Paper Topic3 10/24 31-34 Paper Topic & Outline Due
4 10/26 35-36 TBD
5 10/31 3738 TBD
6 11/2 39-40 TBD
7 11/7 41-42 TBD Test Review8 11/9 Mid-Term Exam covering Chapters 31-42
9 11/14 43-44 TBD
10 11/16 45-46 TBD
11 11/21 47-48 TBD
12 11/23 Thanksgiving (No Class)
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 87-89
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 89-90
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 .
Additional Information:REQUIRED LITERACIES:Critical Literacy- The student with critic literacy will be able to gather, evaluate, and communicate information effectively; meet the basic computing demands of contemporary life; know standards of excellence; recognize varieties of problem-solving strategies; and be able to contribute to desirable changes or help preserve and transmit fundamental knowledge for the good of society.Achieved by- Researching and preparing the required term paper and participating in lively classroom discussions and case studies.Civic Literacy- The student with civic literacy will be able to see the complexity of social, political, and economic systems and problems on the national and international scene, and then develop ways that would contribute to the solution of such problems through effective citizenship participation.Achieved by- Instructor guided discussions of required textbook chapters and organized case study discussions and debates.Values Literacy- The student with values literacy is sensitive to value questions, appreciatively and critically aware of differing value systems, in possessions of tools for analyzing value questions, and engaged in the process of putting these things together into a constant set of personal values and testing them for life.Achieved by- Instructor guided discussions of required textbook chapters and organized case study discussions and debates.
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