MG 352 Principles of Management
U1T 2007 DLH
Council, Linda M.
Adjunct Online Instructor
ABD (All but Dissertation-PhD) Higher Education LeadershipMBA Health Care ManagementBS Psychology
As needed basis
4 June - 29 July 2007
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The facilitator will engage the student to delve into the concepts covered in the text by Rue and Byars. The skills will be explored from first hand experience in order to fulfull the concepts that are covered in the weekly lectures, discussions and quizzes. At the end of the eight weeks the student will reflect on what they have accomplished during the term by analysis a case assignment for the final exam that will put class knowledge into real life situations.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
The assessment device is acomprehensive case that is written in class during week 13 of sixteen week classes and during week 7 of eight week classes. The case poses problems faced by a fictional organization in which the solutions are presented by knowledge of the above objectives.
1. Discussion: = 21% total broken down as follows: Discussion - (one's well researched and referenced response), is provided during weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8. A well researched and referenced response must include references to web sites, newspapers or other sources used in the formulation of the response. Note that all discussions questions will be posted in eCollege, by the instructor, three days before the week begins (the Friday prior to the weeks start). Prior posting will allow students adequate preparation time, a full eight days, to formulate a strategy in providing a well researched and referenced discussion by the following Friday. Ensure all questions posed are answered. Percentage points assigned are as follows: 2% for 7 weeks for a total of 14%. Discussion, (one's peer reviews) are provided during weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8. It is completed by commenting on other classmates' responses. A minimum of two peer reviews are require by Sunday of the week with the exception of week 8. On week 8, one should provided it by Friday of the week. Peer responses should be something substantially more than "nice post". Percentage points assigned as follows: 1% for 7 weeks for a total of 7%. 2. Groupwork, during week 5, will represent 3% total points for the entire project. Initial input should be submitted by Friday of the week. Final collaborative effort will be submitted by midnight on Sunday of the week 5. 3. Quiz = 2% per week for correct answers = 16 % 4. Mid-Term Examination =10% (Completed during week four) 5. Research Paper = 25% (Submitted during week seven - use template provided)
6. Final Examination (Core Assessment - Case)= 20% (Week eight, proctored) The proctored final exam must be COMPLETED in order to pass this course. Additionally, the final examination must be passed with a grade of 60% or higher. The comprehensive final is not a take-home test; although, read aheads or reviews may be provided. The comprehensive final is a proctored closed book and closed notes exam.
Discussion 210 points (21%) - Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8 Groupwork 30 points (3%) - Week 5 Quiz 160 points (16%) - Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 Mid-Term Exam 100 points (10%) - Week 4 Research Paper 300 points (25%) - Week 7 Final Exam 200 points (25%) - Week 8 Total Points 1000 points (100%)
The final examination must be passed with a grade of 60% or higher. The comprehensive final is not a take-home tests. The comprehensive final is a closed book and closed notes exam.
A = 90 - 100B = 80 - 89 C = 70 - 79D = 60 - 6960 and below is a failing grade
Grading Rubrics/Criteria: The rubric can be accessed under "Course Home". Although a separate topic under "Course Home", the rubric is considered an integral part of the overall syllabus.
Proctored final examination - A computerized examination will be taken in a proctored testing environment during the 8th week at one of the Park University sites around the country or at an alternative location. Failure to take a final proctored exam will result in an automatic "F" grade. For proctored examinations, photo identification is required at the time of the test. Guidelines for selecting an acceptable proctor can be found on the Park University Web Site.
Other Information on proctored exams:
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.
The Proctored final exam for online 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 proctored final exam must address only material which the student has been taught in class.
Submission of Late Assignments: Late assignment(s) will not be accepted without prior approval from the instructor. Weekly eCollege discussion and quizzes will not be accepted late. Other assignments will not be accepted more than one week late. Late assignments will be reduced at least one letter grade. No late assignments will be accepted after week 7. Student departing on TAD, TDY, or other excused absences, approved by the instructor, should complete assignments prior to departure.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
It is expected that students will treat one another with dignity and respect within the online course environment. Although there may differing opinions or points of view, it is necessary to adhere to appropriate online netiquette and professionalism.
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:5/17/2007 11:08:12 PM