HR 353 Intro to Human Resource Mgmt
F1SS 2009 RA
Riggs, David W.
Bachelor of Arts - CommunicationsMaster of Science - Human Resource Management
March 15, 2010 - May 9, 2010
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4:55 - 7:35 PM
Textbook: Human Resources Management, 6th Edition, Wendell L. French.
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
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Learning is centered on the student therefore all activities focus on course outcomes with the student is responsible for learning those outcomes.
The instructor is responsible for presenting the course learning objectives in an environment conducive to learning along with clarifying and /or elaborating on those outcomes. Further, the instructor must guide the student to an understanding of concepts and the application of theories presented in the course.
Students will have the opportunity to articulate their knowledge of course outcomes by posting responses, participating in group discussions, in class presentations and other forms of evaluation.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Homework Assignments, Papers, Case Studies, In-class Presentation and Participation.
Grade Assessment Breakdown:
Homework Questions = (7) x 30 = 210 points
Papers (2) = 250 points
Presentation = 40 points
Case Study = 40 points
Final Exam = 300 points
Participation = 160 points
The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.
All final exams in all School of Business 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 Dean of the School of Business.
All course work must be submitted on the date indicated in the syllabus, to include examinations. Late submissions will result in a 10 percent late penalty per day. The instructor reserves the right not to accept late work after two days pass the suspense date. Suspense dates are those listed in the syllabus or otherwise discussed within the classroom.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Academic dishonesty will result in immediate release from the class and a failing grade. Students are expected to attend all classes on time and be prepared to be an active participant in the class. Student participation will be reflected in the student's final grade. Attendance will be recorded at each class meeting. It is the student's responsibility to notify the instructor of any expected absence(s), and to arrange with the instructor to make-up any missed assignments. Unexcused absences will be forwarded to the Park University Administrative Office. Please refer to the Park University Handbook for the attendance policy. If an unanticipated absence should occur students are to contact the instructor at the telephone number listed on the first page of this syllabus.
Week 3: Chapters 7 - 10
Week 4: Chapters 11 - 13
Week 5: Chapters 14 - 16
Week 6: Chapters 17 - 18
Week 7: Chapters 19 – 20, Review for Final
Week 8: Final Exam & End of Course Discussion
Grading Procedures: Grades for this course is based on a 1000 point scale. Letter grades are as follows:
A = 900 – 1000; B = 800 – 899; C = 700 – 799; D = 600 – 699; F = Below 600
Grades are determined by a cumulative total. Each assignment has its own point value as outlined in the syllabus. It is strongly suggested that students print out a copy of the syllabus for their individual use.
Point Values for the Course Assignments
Assignment requirements are as follows:
1. All title pages will include: Assignment name, Student name, University name, and Date. Font will be 12 point Times New Roman, and centered on the page. Do not use running head title on assignments.
2. Number pages starting with the first page (not title page). Use the footer option to center number pages.
3. Use APA format for assignments. This includes double spacing written assignments, proper in-text citation of references, and a properly formatted reference page.
4. Homework questions are regular assignments. These are individual assignments used to assess student understanding of HR concepts. Homework questions are to be answered as follows: A) Include the question along with your response below the question. (B) Double space using 12 point Times New Roman font. (C) Completely answer the question using full and proper sentences. (D) Rarely should each response exceed one page.
5. I am looking for critical thinking ability, so be sure you support your answers. No reference page is needed. However, cite references in your answer as appropriate.
6. Post all assignments electronically to Park University drop box/blackboard unless otherwise instructed. Save and submit Assignment file name is as follows: Student’s last name_Assignment #
Length of Written Assignments
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 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92
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 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95
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 .
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