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.CourseMG 268 Office AdministrationSemesterS1DD 2012 DCXFacultyWade-Hairston, Tina A.TitleProfessor of Management Studies/Adjunct FacultyDegrees/CertificatesPh.D. Applied Management & Decision Sciences: Walden UniversityM.S. Administration: Central Michigan UniversityB.S. Computer Information Systems: Devry UniversityOffice LocationDSCC BLDG 11, Section 9Office HoursBy Appointment OnlyDaytime Phone614.557.1145Other Phone614.237.4229E-Mailtwade.WadeHairston@pirate.park.eduSemester DatesS1DD 2012 DCXClass DaysU------Class Time12:00 - 5:00 PMPrerequisitesNoneCredit Hours3Textbook:
Title: Administrative Office Management
Publisher: THOMSON South Western
MG 268 Office Administration
S1DD 2012 DCX
Wade-Hairston, Tina A.
Professor of Management Studies/Adjunct Faculty
Ph.D. Applied Management & Decision Sciences: Walden UniversityM.S. Administration: Central Michigan UniversityB.S. Computer Information Systems: Devry University
DSCC BLDG 11, Section 9
By Appointment Only
12:00 - 5:00 PM
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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
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 RubricClass 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.
Reflection Journals - Five @ 50 points each = 250
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
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:
are expected to show respect to fellow students and to decisions made by the
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.
One – January 17
Chapters 1, 2
Two – January 24
3, 4, 5
Chapters 3, 4, 5
Journal # 1 due
Three – January 31
Chapters 6, 7
Journal # 2 due
Four – February 7
Chapters 8, 9
Journal # 3 due
Five – February 14
Chapters 10, 11
Mid-term analysis Due
Six – February 21
Chapters 12, 13
Journal # 4 due
Seven – February 28
Chapters 14, 15
Journal # 5 due
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.
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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