HR 421 Corporate Training & Develop
F1Y 2011 MN
Harcarik, Lynn Ann
MSM - Management, Troy State UniversityBS - Organizational Management, Victory CollegeSPHR Certification
NSA Millington, TN
By appointment, Evenings only
August 15 - October 9, 2011
5:00 - 9:40 PM
Textbook: Employee Training and Development, 5th Edition, Raymond Andrew Noe, McGraw-Hill Irwin
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Educational Philosophy: The instructor will use lectures, readings, exercises, quizzes, exams and class participation to build on the students current knowledge of the core concepts of employee training and development. This instructor believes that learning is a life long journey and that sharing experiences helps students see various viewpoints on theories discussed in the text and classroom. The diverse backgrounds of adult students help every student value the practical application of concepts in corporate training and development. The instructor will facilitate discussions to encourage students to explore ideas and integrate academic references with personal experiences.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Student Research Paper/Presentation
Grading: Mid-Term Exam 30% (up to 300 points)
Student Research Paper/Presentation 20% (up to 200 points)
Homework Assignments 5% (up to 50 points)
Quizzes 10% (up to 100 points)
Final Exam 30% (up to 300 points)
Instructor Evaluation/Class Participation 5% (up to 50 points)
Total possible points: 1000 points
A = 900 - 1000 points
B = 800 - 899 points
C = 700 - 799 points
D = 600 - 699 points
F = Below 599 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.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Please follow the campus rules for conduct in the classroom. Cellphones and other electronic devices should be turned off or set to silent during class.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Week 1:
August 16 - Introductions/Syllabus Review/Chapters 1 & 2
Read Chapters 1 & 2 prior to class. Homework Assignment 1 will cover Chapters 1 & 2 and will be accessible in eCompanion in the online classroom on Monday, August 15. Homework Assignment 1 is due by midnight (CST), Sunday, August 21, 2011 in the dropbox under Week 1 in the online classroom. Additional instructions for submitting homework can be found under Week 1 in the online classroom.
August 23 - Chapters 3, 4, & 5
Read Chapters 3, 4, & 5 prior to class. Quiz 1 will consist of 25 questions from Chapters 3 through 5 and will be conducted in eCompanion in the online classroom under Week 2. The quiz will open to students on Monday, August 22 and must be completed by midnight (CST), Sunday, August 28, 2011. Additional information on taking the quiz and how to access the quiz grade can be found under Week 2 in the online classroom.
August 30 - Chapters 6 & 7/Mid-Term Review
Read Chapters 6 & 7 prior to class. There are no homework assignments or quizzes due this week.
September 6 - Mid-Term Exam
The Mid-Term Exam is composed of 50 multiple choice/true or false/short answer questions and will be held in class. This exam is open book/open note and will cover Chapters 1 through 7 of the text and classroom discussions.
September 13 - Chapters 8 & 9
Read Chapters 8 & 9 prior to class. Homework Assignment 2 will cover Chapters 8 & 9 and will be
accessible in eCompanion in the online classroom on Monday, September 12.
Homework Assignment 2 is due by midnight (CST), Sunday, September 18, 2011
in the dropbox under Week 5 in the online classroom. Additional
instructions for submitting homework can be found under Week 5 in the online classroom.
September 20 - Chapters 10 & 11
Read Chapters 10 & 11 prior to class. Quiz 2 will consist of 25
questions from Chapters 8 through 11 and will be conducted in eCompanion
in the online classroom under Week 6. The quiz will open to students on
Monday, September 19 and must be completed by midnight (CST), Sunday,
September 25, 2011. Additional information on taking the quiz and how to
access the quiz grade can be found under Week 6 in the online classroom.
September 27 - Chapters 12 & 13/Student Presentations/Final Exam Review
Read Chapters 12 & 13 prior to class. During this class, students will present their Research Paper topic to the class and a review will be conducted for the Final Comprehensive Exam. The Research Paper is due by midnight (CST), Sunday, October 2, 2011 in the dropbox under Week 7 in the online classroom. Additional
instructions for formatting, grading criteria, and topic selection for the Research Paper/Presentation can be found under Week 7 in the online classroom.
October 4 - Final Examination
Review for the Final Exam prior to class. The Final Exam will be a comprehensive, closed book exam covering all chapters discussed and reviewed this term. Additional information on the Final Exam can be found under Week 8 in the online classroom.
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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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