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PA 595 Communications & Marketing for Nonprofit/Community Organization
U1P 2012 DL
Woodbury, Kourtney L.
Communications and Marketing for Nonprofit/Community Organizations/Adjunct Faculty
By appointment only
816 809 9786
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
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Instructor Learning Outcomes
Grading Rubrics: Your weekly assignments and term paper will be graded on how accurately you use the appropriate terms and concepts from the text and lectures. Your grade on the weekly discussion will be based on your participation. You are expected to make a substantive contribution to the discussion each week.
There are a possible total of 1000 points for your grade, plus extra points you may earn by making brilliant contributions to the discussions.
Course Grading Scale
Grades will be assigned as follows:
Grade Percent Points
Weekly Participation/Discussions 20%(25 points per week, possible, weeks 1-8)
Homework 50% (100 points per week possible, weeks 2-6 only)
Final Project/Research Paper 30% (300 points possible)
Final Exam: There is no final exam.
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Submission of Late Work: I will accept late work at my discretion. I will usually accept late work if you tell me well in advance that it will be late and we agree on a late due date that must be adhered to. I may accept late work without prior approval if you can convince me that being late is not simply due to procrastination. A good way to do that is send me what you have done to date on the assignment as soon as possible.
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Plagiarism is the appropriation of another person's ideas, interpretation, words (even a few), data, statements, illustration or creative work and their presentation as one's own. An offense against plagiarism constitutes a serious academic misconduct. Although offenses against academic integrity can manifest themselves in various ways, the most common forms of offenses are plagiarism and cheating. Plagiarism goes beyond the copying of an entire article. It may include, but is not limited to: copying a section of an article or a chapter from a book, reproduction of an art work, illustration, cartoon, photograph and the like and passing them off as one's own. Copying from the Internet is no less serious an offense than copying from a book or printed article, even when the material is not copyrighted.
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Students must participate in an academically related activity on a weekly basis in order to be marked present in an online class. Examples of academically-related activities include but are not limited to: contributing to an online discussion, completing a quiz or exam, completing an assignment, initiating contact with a faculty member to ask a course related question, or using any of the learning management system tools. Park University 2011-2012 Graduate Catalog Page 25
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Attachments:Week I-Overview, Outcomes, and Weekly ActivitiesWeek I Marketing Set GoalsWeek II-Positioning your NonprofitWeek III: The Marketing AuditWeek IV PA595.docWeek VI.docCrisis Communications Case Stude KFC.docCrisis Communications CASE STUDY.docWeek VII.docWeek I: Collect marketing materials for an existing nonprofit.
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