EC 301 Intermediate Macroeconomics
F1Y 2007 MN
Sumrall, William H.
Adjunct Senior Professor of Economics and Business
M.S. M.B.A. Ed.S. Ed.D.
Park Office Millington NSA
Before and After lass
Monday, August 20, 2007 Sunday, October 14, 2007
4:30 - 9:30 PM
Textbook: Gordon. Macroeconomics, 10th edition, 2005, Wesley, ISBN 0321278801
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: Final Essay Exam, Presentations, Writing Assignments (Topic Briefs), Attendance and, Participation
Incomplete grades will be assigned only due to unusual or emergency circumstances. An incomplete must be completed by the end of the following semester.
Each graded activity will be evaluated on a 100 point scale. The semester grade will be calculated as a weighted average of the following: Final Exam (Comprehensive essay paper written in class with closed book and notes, consisting of the core assessment elements and will represent 30% of the semester grade); Presentations (30%), Writing Assignments (Topic Briefs) (30%), Participation (5%), and Attendance (5%).
There will be a 50% point reduction in the attendance and participation grade components for each unexcused absence. There will be a 50% point reduction in the attendance and participation grade components for each excused absence for which the instructor is not notified in advance and outlines of weekly chapters emailed before the class meeting date or as soon as possible thereafter. Students who anticipate more than two excused or more than one unexcused absence should withdraw from the course. At the end of the course, your accumulated points will be converted to a weighted average grade based on the following scale: 100-90=A;89.9-80=B;79.9-70=C;
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: See Park policy
WEEK ONE Review of syllabus, introduction to course and, assignment of presentation topics; Assignment: Written Topic Briefs on Chapters 1, 2, 3
WEEK TWO Instructor Leture and Topic Briefs on Chapters 1, 2, 3; Assignment: Presentations and Topic Briefs on Chapters 4, 5, 6
WEEK Three Instructor Lecture, Presentations and, Topic Briefs on Chapters 4,5,6; Assignment: Presentations and Topic Briefs on Chapters 7, 8, 9
WEEK FOUR Instructor Lecture, Presentations and, Topic Briefs on Chapters 7, 8, 9;
Assignment: Presentations and Topic Briefs on Chapters 12, 13, 17
WEEK FIVE Holiday
WEEK SIX Instructure Lecture, Presentations and, Topic Briefs on Chapters 12, 13, 17; Assignment: Presentation and Topic Briefs on Chapter 18 and Final Exam Review
WEEK SEVEN Instructor Lecture, Presentation and Topic Brief on Chapter 18 and, Final Exam Review; Assignment: Final Exam (In Class [Not Take Home], Essay Format, Questions Developed From Course Core Learning Outcomes, Closed Book, Closed Notes and, Weighted 30% of Semester Grade)
WEEK EIGHT Final Exam; End of Course
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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 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
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