MG 261 Business Law II
U1R 2011 SC
JACK E. JOYNER, J.D.
Adjunct Senior Professor
Juris Doctor, LawB.B.A. Management
Park Campus Center, Bldg 1650, SAFB, IL
JUN 6 - JUL 31, 2011
5:00 - 7:30 PM
MG260 BUSINESS LAW I
Textbook: BUSINESS LAW and the REGULATION of BUSINESS: by MANN and ROBERTS, South-Western Cengage Learning, 10th ed., 2009. ISBN 13: 978-0-324-78660-6 and ISBN 10: 0-324-78660-3
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
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Additional Resources: Any supplemental resource material will be provided to you in class.
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To utilize various teaching techniques and presentation styles to maximize the opportunity for students to explore and learn foundational legal concepts and apply them effectively to the business world environment. To emphasize development of communication skills and critical thinking ability by encouraging students to actively participate in discussions, debates and in-depth analysis of case studies and issues. To encourage thinking "outside-the-box", viewing issues from a legal, rather than ethical, moral and personal viewpoints.
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 30 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 comprehensive examination that must be administered and proctored in the classroom and is not to 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:
2 Case Briefs @ 5 points each = (10 pts)
2 Quizes @ 15 points each = = (30 pts)
Oral Presentation = (10 pts)
Class Participation = (30 pts)
Mid-Term Examination = (60 pts)
Core Assessment (Final) = (60pts)
**Note: The final exam is the core assessment.
Course Grading Scale
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.
Normally, late work will be reduced by one letter grade for each day late. Extenuating circumstances with proper documentation/verification MAY BE considered at the descretion of the instructor on a case-by-case basis.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
VERY IMPORTANT NOTE
The instructor will delete/modify the assignments below, depending on available class time and current world events. This will normally entail deletion of certain sections or questions from the text and in some cases, their substitution with more relevant issues that may be currently in the news. If you are absent for any class period, it is your responsibility to contact the instructor or another student to obtain the changes.
Lesson 6: Chapter 34
Lesson 7: Chapter 36 and review for MIDTERM
Lesson 14: Chapters 49 & 50
Lesson 15: Chapter 51 - and review for Final Exam
Lesson 16: FINAL EXAM
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Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95-96
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