EN 306 Professional Writing in the Disciplines: Business Communications
U1T 2007 DLE
Decker, Amy B.
Senior Adjunct Faculty
M.A. English, 2002B.A. English, 1999
June 4, 2007 ~ July 29, 2007
PREREQUISITES: EN 105, EN 106, passing the Writing Competency Test, and 60 credit hours. 3:0:3
Textbook: Business Communication Essentials, by Courtland Bovee and John Thill (**THIRD EDITION**), Prentice Hall
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
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Educational Philosophy: The facilitator's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on shared experiences, lectures, readings, and collaborative discussions. The facilitator will engage each learner in progressively challenging activities to encourage intellectual growth and exploration.
Instructor Learning Outcomes
A. General. You will be able to track your average exactly throughout the course. The grading scale is as follows: A = 90-100; B = 80-89; C = 70-79; D = 60-69; F = 0-59. You will know in advance the standards, points, and percentage for each assignment. My goal is to give you prompt, clear, and useful feedback to help you become a better writer and thinker. Each student is responsible for:
Course Grading Scale – See next section.
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% of Grade
Late Submission of Course Materials:
THERE IS NO POSTING LATE TO DISCUSSION THREADS, regardless of type of absence (excused or unexcused).
Classroom Rules of Conduct: The material posted in the online classroom in uneditable and enduring. Be sure that your contributions are of appropriate tone and decorum.
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
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Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90Excused absences may include only those absences which are documented and discussed with the instructor prior to or immediately after the absence and typically involve rare circumstances in which the student is physically unable to access a computer due to job assignment to a remote location, is physically incapacitated by documented injury or illness, and/or is in a location that is experiencing severe and prolonged power outages.
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