MG 271 Principles of Supervision
U1T 2012 DL
Roeder, William J.
Senior Adjunct Faculty
A.A.S. Security Management, A.A.S Education Management, A.A.S. Criminal Justice/Gradate Certificate Public Relations,/Professional Manager CertificationBachelor of Science in Human Resource/Management, Park UniversityMPA, Public Administration, Emphasis in Public Management, University of Oklahoma
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June 04, 2012-Sunday, July 29, 2012
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Educational Philosophy: Welcome to Principles of Supervision (MG-271), on line! My instructional goals / Educational Philosophies for this course are to provide the student with an understanding of the principles of supervision with major emphasis on applying those principles in case studies analysis and "real world" situations. The facilitator strongly believes in the Adrogodical Learning Method, thus I will engage you using mulitiple dimensions of experience based knowledge. With emphasis on Bloom's fourth level of cognitive learning "Analysis", I will use this level of analysis to demonstrate and link the two world of conceptional learning and real world application. I will consider myself successful if the learner can demonstrate the transfer of conceptual knowledge to real world application
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Students will write a case study during week 7 of an 8 week course and week 15 of a 16 week course.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
A. Weekly Readings
B. Discussion Assignment: Discussion statements are taken from the readings in the text for each week; various questions will be posted in the Discussion Statement Thread in the Conference Area for the student's comments; each student will be asked to make an original posting to a Discussion Statement. These postings should be a complete comprehensive analysis of the topic. Comprehensive analysis is defined as a review of relevant literature, a synthesis of those ideas into something new. The posting must be documents with proper citations and be 350 – 400 words in length. Please review carefully the grading policy / expectations for a substantive posting in the Grading Policy Section of this syllabus.
C. Peer Review: Reply to the posting of at least two other learners. These replies should offer an alternative point of view, provide critical analysis, or ask thought provoking comments that elicit further discussion. The goals of the peer review process are to generate discussion to achieve a deeper understanding of a topic, and for students to practice their ability to make a critical assessment, support their arguments while maintaining a professional demeanor.
F. Quizzes: You will take weekly chapter quizzes. These quizzes will count toward your final formative assessment. Each quiz is worth 10pts. You will have one hour to complete the quiz. Ensure that you save your answers often.
G. Lessons Learned: Weekly throughout the course, I will ask for the Lessons Learned. Write two or three well-developed paragraphs documenting issues or concerns you experienced or addressed during the period requested. This is where you will demonstrate your ability to take the concepts and theories of this course and transfer that knowledge into your current work place. Share with your peers how you plan to transfer the conceptual knowledge into real world application.
A. Comprehensive Case Study: During Week Seven of this course, you will complete a comprehensive case study. After you read the case, you will be required to answer a series of questions that test your mastery of key concepts of Supervision. I will send you the Case study via email during week six.
B. Final Examination: During week Eight of this Course, you will take a 50 question (multiple choice, fill-in the blank, and true/false) examination. This is a closed book examination. Your study guide and weekly self checks & quizzes will be your guide to zero you in on learning objectives for the exam . Be sure to print them each week. You will not receive any additional study material.
Grading Scale –
90- 100% (or 297 points or higher)
80-89% (or 264 to 296 points)
70-79% (or 231 to 263 points)
60-69% (or 198 to 230 points)
< 60% (197 or fewer points)
Assignments - Specific weekly assignments are posted at the bottom of the syllabus.
Points/% of Grade
Final Exam Examination
Discussion Statements - 10 points per week, 70 points total.
Lessons Learned - 1 points Week (1-7), 5 point week eight; 12 points total.
Weekly Quizzes – 10 pts each week; 70 pts total.
Case Study – 85 points
Final Examination - 100 points
Total = 330 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.
Include number of points possible for each grading criteria as well as percentage worth.
GRADING CRITERIA FOR WEEKLY ASSIGNMENTS:
Postings in each category (Discussion Question, Peer Reviews, Lessons Learned, and Special Threads) are worth from 0 to 10 points each per week.
The following is a point-by-point breakdown on what you have to do to earn the points. The criteria are the same for all categories of assignments.
0 = Do nothing, no posting made for the assignment. Please note: two weeks without any contact from you may result in your being assigned a letter grade of "F" and being dropped from the course.
1 = Late posting, minimal comments, i.e. "I agree."
2 = Late posting, minimal comments, i.e. "I think this is an important topic that we should all be concerned with." Just a generic sentence that does not provide "meat and potatoes. Or, Kris, I agree with what you said."
3 = Late posting, one or two sentences directed to the topic; very little of your own viewpoints.
4 = Late posting, one or two paragraphs relating to the topic with your own viewpoints.
5 = Late posting, three or more well written, well thought out paragraphs with two or more sentences in each paragraph. Introduction of own viewpoints and new information beyond other persons' comments or quoted directly from the text. Grammar and spell check conducted.
6 = On-time posting, minimal comments, i.e. "I agree" or "Interesting comments on the topic."
7 = On-time posting, minimal comments, i.e. "I think this is an important topic that we should all be concerned with.” Just a generic sentence that does not provide "meat and potatoes”.
8 = On-time posting, one short paragraph (2 or 3 sentences) directed to the topic; very little of your own viewpoints.
9 = On-time posting, one or two paragraphs relating to the topic with your own viewpoints. Grammar and spell check conducted.
10 = On-time posting, three or more well written, well thought out paragraphs with two or more sentences in each paragraph. Introduction of own viewpoints and new information beyond other persons' comments or quotes directly from the text. Cited references and Website links included in the posting. Grammar and spell check conducted.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Submission of Late Work: A late posting is any posting not made by Sunday at midnight. I will accept late work for one week after the due date. For example, all weekly postings MUST be made by midnight (Eastern Time) each Sunday. If a posting is made BEFORE midnight the following Sunday it will be considered "Late”, otherwise acceptable. I will make exceptions to this rule on a case-by-case basis if I am notified of difficulties (i.e., work requirements, personal hardships, etc.) before hand. I do not accept any work after the one week late period
Week 1 : Foundations of Supervision
Week 2 : Contemporary Issues
Week 3: Planning and Organizing Skills
Chapters 7 & 8.
Week 4 :Planning and Organizing Skills Continued
Chapters 9, and 10.
Week 5 :Staffing Skills
Week 6 Leading
Week 7: Controlling Skills
Week 8 Course Completion
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