MG 420 Labor Relations SC
S2R 2007 SC
Kemp, Silas W. (Wayne)
Senior Instructor - Adjunct Faculty
B.A. Business Administration - ManagementM.A. Human Resource Development - Management
20 Heatherwood Collinsville, IL 62234
3PM -5PM, M-F
12Mar - 6 May 07
8:00 - 1:00 PM
Textbook: Fossum, John A., Labor Relations - Development, Structure, Process - 9th Edition, McGraw-Hill-Irwin, ISBN 0-07-29871308 MSB Textbooks: http://direct.mbsbooks.com/park.htmTextbooks may be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Additional Resources: Numerous handouts from professional magazines and other resources (videos) from the instructor
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Educational Philosophy: The facilitator's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on group interaction, readings, dialogues, examinations, internet research, videos, writings and in-class presentations.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
No later than week 14 of a 16 week class or week 7 of an 8
week class the student is to have prepared and submitted supported answers to 8
comprehensive questions in the research assignment.
Minimum reading assignments are detailed in your class meeting and examination schedule. (Students are expected to read weekly chapter assignments and encouraged to pursue the subject matter through outside reading and research.) This will bring interesting and new material to the class meeting for further discussion and consideration. When bringing outside materials, be sure you are able to identify your source of information to share with the instructor. Discussion and participation of each student is required and graded. Since the grade is subjective on the part of the instructor, students are welcome and encouraged to inquire from the instructor their progress in the course. Paper and presentation will be discussed first class meeting. (Be thinking of a "union official" you might be able to interview.)
The comprehensive final is not a take-home test. The comprehensive final is a closed book and closed notes exam.
Each student will be allowed to earn a total of 100 points. The student may earn 30 points each from the mid term and final examinations and 30 points for the term paper (15 points for the written report and 15 points for the oral presentation.) The remaining 10 points may be earned by the student for class participation. Points may be deducted for absences without the required follow-up written critique. (See instructor for more information.)
The following numerical values will be allowed for the final grade:
Grade Points required
A 91 or higher
B 81 - 90 points
C 71 - 80 points
D 61 - 70 points
F 60 points or below
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: Attendance is required and will be taken at each class period. In the event it is necessary to be late or absent it the the responisbility of the student to advise the instructor as far in advance as possible. The sutdent is responsible for material missed due to absence. A written critique (discussed first class) of the material missed will be presented to the instructor at the next scheduled class sesson. Failure to submit the critique will result in two points lost from total points earned a the end of the course. (Two points for each missing written critique.) By providing the written critique, the student may earn points for participation for the missed class.
2 24MAR Ch 3, 4, 5, Key Terms, Video
3 31MAR Ch 6, 7, Terms, Sites, PBS Video
4 07APR Ch 8, 9, Mid Term Exam
5 14APR Ch 10, 11, 12, Key Terms, Video
6 21APR Ch 13, 14, Key Terms, Case Studies
7 28APR Ch 15, 16, Key Terms, Video
8. 05MAY Ch 17, Course Summary, Final Exam Cases to be studied and discussed will be assigned the first class meeting.
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 .
Last Updated:1/10/2007 9:39:45 AM