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The text noted below may be used in lieu of the text noted above.
Business Law: The Ethical, Global and E-Commerce Environment, 14th Edition, Mallor / Barnes / Bowers / Langvardt, McGraw-Hill, 2010, ISBN 10: 0-07-337764-3; ISBN: 978-0-07-337764-3
MG 261 Business Law II
S2B 2012 BL
B.A. English and American LiteratureJuris Doctor St. Mary's University School of Law
Fort Bliss Bldg. 616 room 9
15 minutes before and after class or as needed
March 19, 2012 - May 13, 2012
5:00 - 7:30 PM
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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:
Student assessment is based upon the average of three exams, and completion of two eCompanion assignments.
The first two exams will be worth 20% each.
The final exam is comprehensive and is NOT a take-home test. It is also worth 30%. Additionally, it should be noted that the comprehensive final exam is a closed book and closed notes exam.
Completion of the threaded discussions found in the eCompanion assignments are worth 15% each.
1. 1ST EXAM = 200 points = 20%
2. 2ND EXAM = 200 points = 20%
3. FINAL EXAM = 300 points = 30%
A……………..900% - 1000%
B……………..800% - 899%
C……………..700% - 799%
D……………..600% - 699%
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.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students are expected to be prepared, courteous and ready to participate in classroom discussions.
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 students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93
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. from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 96
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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