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MG 268 Office Administration
Wade-Hairston, Tina A.


Mission Statement: Park University provides access to a quality higher education experience that prepares a diverse community of learners to think critically, communicate effectively, demonstrate a global perspective and engage in lifelong learning and service to others.

Vision Statement: Park University, a pioneering institution of higher learning since 1875, will provide leadership in quality, innovative education for a diversity of learners who will excel in their professional and personal service to the global community.

Course

MG 268 Office Administration

Semester

S1DD 2012 DCX

Faculty

Wade-Hairston, Tina A.

Title

Professor of Management Studies/Adjunct Faculty

Degrees/Certificates

Ph.D. Applied Management & Decision Sciences: Walden University
M.S. Administration: Central Michigan University
B.S. Computer Information Systems: Devry University

Office Location

DSCC BLDG 11, Section 9

Office Hours

By Appointment Only

Daytime Phone

614.557.1145

Other Phone

614.237.4229

E-Mail

twade.WadeHairston@pirate.park.edu

Semester Dates

S1DD 2012 DCX

Class Days

U------

Class Time

12:00 - 5:00 PM

Prerequisites

None

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:

Title: Administrative Office Management   
 
Author: Odgers
 
Edition: 13th
 
ISBN: 0-538-72769-1
 
Publisher: THOMSON South Western

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Course Description:
MG268 Office Administration: Layout and organization of an office; design and control of equipment and supplies; business information processing systems; human relations; and cost reduction. 3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
The faculty’s educational philosophy is one of empowerment. Students are challenged to strive for great achievements both personally and professionally. The learning environment will be used as a platform for debate, an exchange of ideas, and a vehicle to shape developing perspectives. Academic excellence will be encouraged and supported through readings, group activities, and examinations.

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Evaluate the basic concepts and trends in administration office management, including traditional office management practices, emerging elements of management and practices, administrative management resource areas and restructured office systems and training needs.
  2. Explain leadership and communication skills in business environments, including groups, teams and conflict issues.
  3. Critique managing human resources in the office. These resources include staffing and on-the-job employee practices, as well as work ethics and business etiquette issues.
  4. Explain how to manage computer, telecommunications and office network systems.
  5. Evaluate the concept of connectivity with Internet services and managing distant workers.
  6. 6. Identify the trends and challenges in administrative office management as a result of new technology


Core Assessment:

The assessment device will be a final paper in which the Core Learning Outcomes are addressed by using the internet to research the most recently published research about issues, products and services that relate to the textbook material.

Link to Class Rubric

Class Assessment:
A variety of methods will be used to assess the learning that occurs in this course. Students will be assessed on their reflection Journals, mid-term analysis, research paper, and performance on the final examination.

Grading:

Reflection Journals - Five @ 50 points each = 250 points

Mid-term Analysis – One @ 250 points each = 250 points

Research Paper = 200 points

Final Exam = 300 points

Course grade distribution is as follows:

A = 90% - 100% (900-1000 points)

B = 80% - 89% (800-899 points)

C = 70% – 79% (700-799 points)

D = 60% - 69% (600-699 points)

F = Less than 60% (599 points and lower) 

 

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.

Late Submission of Course Materials:
No late assignments will be accepted.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:

 1.   Students are expected to show respect to fellow students and to decisions made by the instructor.

 2.    Students must be prepared for class. This includes having course materials such as the required text for class.

 3.    Students that do not have the required course materials will not be afforded extensions for in-class and/or home       assignments.

 4.    Students must notify the instructor in advance of absences via email. phone, etc.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

Class Schedule

Course Activities

Homework Assignments

Deliverables

 

Week One – January 17

 

PowerPoints 1, 2

Read Chapters 1, 2

 

Week Two – January 24

 

PowerPoints 3, 4, 5

Read Chapters 3, 4, 5

Reflection Journal # 1 due

Week Three – January 31

 

PowerPoints 6,7

Read Chapters 6, 7

Reflection Journal # 2 due

Week Four – February 7

 

PowerPoints 8, 9

Read Chapters 8, 9

Reflection Journal # 3 due

 

Week Five – February 14

 

PowerPoints 10, 11

Read Chapters 10, 11

Mid-term analysis Due

Week Six – February 21

 

PowerPoints 12, 13

Read Chapters 12, 13

Reflection Journal # 4 due

Week Seven – February 28

 

PowerPoints 14, 15

Read Chapters 14, 15

Reflection Journal # 5 due

Week Eight – March 6

 

 

 

Research Paper and Final Exam due

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.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "F".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

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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Rubric

CompetencyExceeds Expectation (3)Meets Expectation (2)Does Not Meet Expectation (1)No Evidence (0)
Evaluation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Outcomes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
The student identified what impact all of the referenced current issues will have n the discipline. The student identified what impact at least 75% of the referenced current issues will have n the discipline. The student identified what impact at least 50% of the referenced current issues will have n the discipline. The student failed to identify what impact at least 50% of the referenced current issues will have n the discipline. 
Synthesis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
Outcomes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
The final paper uses at least 6 references that address current issues from the course. The final paper uses at least 4-5 references that address current issues from the course. The final paper uses at least 3 references that address current issues from the course. The final paper uses less than 3 references that address current issues from the course. 
Analysis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Outcomes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
The student developed all of the referenced articles to reflect current changes in the discipline. The student only developed 75% of the referenced articles to reflect current changes in the discipline. The student only developed 50% of the referenced articles to reflect current changes in the discipline. The student failed to develop at least 50% of the referenced articles to reflect current changes in the discipline. 
Application                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
Outcomes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
The final paper shows how all of the identified and referenced changes will specifically impact the discipline. The final paper shows how at least 75% of the identified and referenced changes will specifically impact the discipline. The final paper shows how at least 50% of the identified and referenced changes will specifically impact the discipline. The final paper fails to show how at least 50% of the identified and referenced changes will specifically impact the discipline. 
Content of Communication                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Outcomes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Uses all of the discipline specific terminology correctly Incorrectly uses no more than two items of the discipline specific terminology. Incorrectly uses more than two items of the discipline specific terminology. Incorrectly uses more than four items of the discipline specific terminology. 
Technical Skill in Communicating                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
Outcomes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
No errors in writing conventions, One to three errors in writing conventions, Four to six errors in writing conventions, Seven or more errors in writing conventions, 

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