MG 261 Business Law II
F1B 2007 BL
Kurita, Sue M.
BA- University of Texas At El PasoMA Counseling-Webster UniversityJD-Texas Tech University School of Law
30 minutes before class & by appointment
August 6 to September 30, 2007
Textbook: Mann & Roberts, Business Law, Thomson-West Publishing, 9TH edition 2005-2008
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Educational Philosophy: The facilitator’s educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, quizzes, dialogues, examinations, internet, videos, web sites and writings. The facilitator will engage each learner in what is referred to as disputatious learning to encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues and contradictions
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
For this course, the core assessment is a Comprehensive Final Examination to be administered in all sections of MG 261. This exam is worth at least 20 percent of the student's final grade and will test students' mastery of the Core Learning Outcomes (as listed on this syllabus) through definitions, essay, and/or multiple choice questions.
This core assessment is a CLOSED BOOK, CLOSED NOTES examination that must be administered and proctored in the classroom and may not be given as a take-home examination. Students should not have access to the exam or its questions before it is administered. The duration of the exam can be no longer than two hours.
No computers, or materials other than a writing instrument and a calculator without text functions and communication may be used for the exam; this applies to all students, regardless of whether the exam is for on-line or face-to-face students. Completion of the exam is strictly individual; students may not work in groups to complete the exam.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Class participation, Midterm Examination, presentations and a comprehensive Final Exam consisting of 13 True or False questions, 25 Multiple Choice questions and four short answer essay questions.
The comprehensive final is not a take home exam. The comprehensive final is not an open book, open note exam.
Class participation 50 points 10 %
Midterm Examination, 200 points 40%
presentation 50 points 10%
Final exam 200 points 40%
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.
Late exams will be docked 15 points.
Late papers and projects will be docked 5 points.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: All students are expected to be respectful of all others.
August 6 Introduction and Sales Contracts
August 8 Sales Contracts
August 13 Sales Contracts
August 15 continue
August 20January 23 Negotiable Instruments
August 22 Secured Transactions
August 27 Creditors Rights
August 29 MID TERM EXAM
Sept. 5 Bankruptcy
Sept. 10 Agency
Sept. 12 Business Entities
Sept.17 Business Entities
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Additional Information:The comprehensive final is not a take home exam. The comprehensive final is not an open book, open note exam.
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