EC 302 Labor Economics
F1T 2007 DL
Perry, John J.
Online Instructor of Economics
Ph.D. (Economics) University of KentuckyM.S. (Economics) University of KentuckyB.S. (Economics) Centre College
Thursday 9-10:30 PM CST, other by appointment (anytime, really)
Fall I 2007
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
Additional Resources: Wall Street Journal: The WSJ is an excellent reference for this course. It is available at most libraries, in many offices, and other places. While not required for this course, it will enhance your understanding of business and economics immeasurably.
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All Park University courses must include a core assessment that measures the course Learning Outcomes. The purpose of this assessment is to determine if expectations have been met concerning mastery of learning out comes across all instructional modalities. For this course, the core assessment is a research paper worth 20 percent of the student's final grade. This paper will assess students' mastery of four core learning outcomes (Learning Outcomes 1,2, 3, and 4 listed on this syllabus).
Each student will be randomly assigned one of the general topics identified below. Each student must then choose an original, unique specific topic by finding areal-world example of the general topic. Students may not use real-world examples from the textbook, and no two students may have the same specific topic.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
The final course grade will be determined using the following measurements:
The comprehensive final is a proctored closed book and closed notes exam. The Comprehensive Final Exam for online courses must be passed with a grade of at least 60% in order to pass the course regardless of the student’s overall average in the course. The use of the text, personal “laptop” computers, cell phones, programmable calculators or other similar electronic devices during examinations is prohibited.
Any student who does not take the the final examination will not pass the course.
The following percentages will be used to assign course grades:
The work you do in this class is valued as follows:
TOTAL 1000 points
The final exam for all School of Business and Management courses must be passed with a grade of 60% or higher in order to pass the course regardless of the overall average. The grade for students who pass the proctored final will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course. The final exam must address only material which the student has been taught in class.
All final exams in all School of Business and Management courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. They will constitute 30% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam. They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses. 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: A class week is defined as the period of time between Monday and Sunday. The first week begins the first day of the semester and ends midnight the following Sunday. Assignments scheduled for completion during a class week should be completed and successfully submitted by e-mail or fax, so that they are in my hands on the due date.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Weekly homework assignments: (Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7)
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