CA 200 Interviewing Theories & Practice
F1J 2010 PV
Davison, Eric M.
MBA - Baylor University, Waco, TX UniversityBA - Political Science/Speech Communication, Univesity of Nebraska
After class or by appointment
Fall 1 2010
5:30 - 9:50 PM
Stewart and Cash. Interviewing: Principles and Practices. 11th Edition. Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill 2006.
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Educational Philosophy: The instructor's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on open, unfettered dialogue, lectures, examiniations, writings and hands-on practice of the skills taught. The instructor will encourage your input and expect you to share and incorporate your previous experiences and thoughts into the discussions.
Instructor Learning Outcomes
*The final interview project will be a case study that consists of a comprehensive paper as well as a formal mock interview that will be conducted in class. Fifty percent of the project grade will be based on a formal written paper. The other half of the grade will be based on the in-class presentation, including the actual interview.
The paper should include the following components:
-an overview of the organization conducting the interview
-a list of the individuals involved, including a brief overview of their responsibilities within the organization
-a job description or similar document detailing the specific goals/expected outcomes
-any other ancillary goals, expectations or concerns specific to the interview that should be considered within the context of the specific interview
-a list of questions that will be used in the interview
For the in-class presentation, an overview of the project will be presented and the interview will be conducted in class by the members of the group.
Grading: The following grading scale will be used:
900 – 1000 points = A
800 – 899 points = B
700 – 799 points = C
Late Submission of Course Materials:
No assignment will be accepted late without a valid excuse. Late papers or assignments automatically lose 1/10 of the total available point value. If you fail to take the final exam when scheduled or fail to present your final project when assigned, you will receive zero points for that portion of your overall grade. Assignments for extra credit will generally not be assigned nor accepted. If you miss the mid-term exam you will need to make arrangements with the instructor to “make-up” the test. A penalty of one grade level will be assessed.
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4. As one of the purposes of your education is to prepare you for your professional career or to enhance your current career, all aspects of your learning experience should be conducted in the appropriate manner. All assignments should be completed in a neat, organized, grammatically correct, professional manner. Failure to do so will affect your grade.
Period Topic Assignment
1 Get acquainted Chapters 1-4
Introduction to interviewing
The structure of the interview
Questions in the interview process
2 Overview of the employment interview Chapters 7-8
Introduce interview project
3 Continuation of employment interviews
In-class employment interview exercise. - This will not be graded but will count toward your participation grade.
4 Mid Term Exam
Performance management interviews Chapter 9
8 Presentation of mock interviews for final project; turn in final paper
THIS SYLLABUS IS TENTATIVE AND MAY CHANGE AT THE DISCRETION OF THE INSTRUCTOR
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