MG 261 Business Law II
F2U 2010 LU
Skeen, David, G.
LL.M. in Criminal Law - University of San Diego School of LawJuris Doctor - IIT/Chicago-Kent College of LawB.A.- University of Washington
Luke AFB Campus Office
4:30 - 4:50 PM - Tuesday
10/18/2010 to 12/12/2010
4:50 - 10:10 PM
Textbook: Business Law: The Ethical, Global, and E-Commerce Environment. by Mallor, Barnes, Bowers, and Langvardt; Irwin McGraw-Hill, 14th ed., 2010. ISBN#: 0073377643
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Educational Philosophy: The course professor's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, quizzes, class discussion and participation, oral presentations by students, and examinations. The course professor will engage learners each week to encourage the 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 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: Two student oral presentations, weekly student participation in class discussion and completing reading assignments, and a mid-term and final examination.
Oral Presentation #1 (15 pts)
Class Participation (10 points)
Final Examination (30 pts)
Total Points = 100 pts
Course Grading Scale
A = 90- 100%
C = 70-79%
D = 60-69%
F = < 60%
Oral Presentation Rubric
Content – 33.33%: The content presented was comprehensive, accurate, and believable, and key issues were appropriately emphasized. The student did not present an overly ambitious list of topics and stayed appropriately focused on a few key issues. The topic was well researched and the presentation was well organized, clear, and effectively structured. The presentation was the required length.
Visual Aids – 33.33%: PowerPoint slides were appropriately professional given the presentation’s context and they were easy to read. Visual aids contributed significantly to the overall effectiveness of a presentation.
Students are required to substantively participate in weekly class discussions. In order to earn full participation points, students must add “substance” to the class discussion,
The following is a non-exhaustive list for examples of student participation that would be considered substantive, and hence adding value and depth to the online discussion:
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.
Oral Presentations: You must make an oral presentation on the assigned date in syllabus. Failure to participate in an oral presentation will result in no points for the assignment.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Week 1: Real Property & Introduction to the Forms of Business
Week 2: The Management of Corporations
Week 3: Credit, Secured Transactions, Bankruptcy,
and Negotiable Instruments
Week 4: Mid-Term Examination (Online Test)
Week 5: Admin. Agencies, Consumer Protection Law, Accountant Liability, and Environmental Law
· Read: Chapters 47-48, and 52.
Week 6: Agency, Employment Law, and Workplace Privacy
· Oral Presentation #2. Students shall select a topic from the following areas of discrimination: (1) sex, (2) age, (3) ace/color, (4) religion, or (5) national origin discrimination and present a 10 minutes oral presentation on their topic to the class. See Oral Presentation Grading Rubric for more information.
Week 7: Agency & Employment Law (continuation)
Week 8: Final Examination
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