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.CourseLG 312 Trans & Distribution SystemsSemesterS2M 2012 CHFacultyFuller, Joseph E.TitleAdjunct FacultyDegrees/CertificatesMS Aeronautical ScienceBS Electronics MGMTDAWIA Level 3Office LocationJerry Marvel BuldingOffice Hours1 hour prior to class timeDaytime Phone252-447-8811 EXT 227Other PhoneCell (252) 259-6797E-Mailjoseph.firstname.lastname@example.orgBlades@centurylink.netSemester Dates3/19/2012 - 5/13/2012Class Days-M-W---Class Time4:45 - 7:15 PMCredit Hours3Textbook: Coyle, J. J.; Bardi, E. J.; Novack, R. A.; Gibson, B. J. (2011) Transportation (7th ed.). Ohio: Thompson/South Western. ISBN 0-0324-20214-8Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstoreTextbooks can be purchased through the Parkville BookstoreAdditional Resources: McAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.Career Counseling - The Career Development Center (CDC) provides services for all stages of career development. The mission of the CDC is to provide the career planning tools to ensure a lifetime of career success.Park Helpdesk - If you have forgotten your OPEN ID or Password, or need assistance with your PirateMail account, please email email@example.com or call 800-927-3024Resources for Current Students - A great place to look for all kinds of information http://www.park.edu/Current/.Course Description: LG312 Transportation and Distribution Systems: Principles and practices of transportation and its role in the distribution process. The physical transportation system of the United States and its performance; carrier responsibilities and services; economic and legal bases of rates, freight classification and tariffs; public policy regarding regulation; transportation issues and problems. 3:0:3Learning Outcomes: Core Learning OutcomesCompare the relationship between transportation issues and distribution goals of manufacturers, suppliers and shippers. The assessment should include a discussion of time, place and quantity utilities.Explain the correlation between transportation and logistics; include supply chain management in the discussion. The student should exhibit an understanding of inbound and outbound transportation and its transition to the basic theory of supply chain management.Describe the effects of transportation regulation and public policy on transportation. As a minimum the student should exhibit an understanding of the effects of regulation on the economy, and highway safety.Define the major operating and service characteristics of the following transportation modes: a. Motor. b. Railroad. c. Air. d. Water and pipelines.Analyze the impact of intermodal and special carriers on transportation. The student should include a discussion of the operating characteristics and flexibility offered.Analyze the impact of technology in the transportation field. The student should include a discussion of the use and effects of Global Positioning Systems (GPS), bar coding, Radio Frequency Identification, and internet use.Core Assessment: LG 312 CORE ASSESSMENT: All Park University courses must include a core assessment the measures the relevant Departmental Learning Outcomes. The purpose of this assessment is to determine if expectations have been met concerning mastery of learning outcomes across all instructional modalities. The core assessment must measureat least 75% of the Core Learning Outcomes (CLO's). The assessment cannot be due until at least the 6th week of the term and must count for at least 20% of the final grade. The following assessment instrument can be given separately or as part of a final test. In either case, the test and results must be kept for further review. The assessment should be evaluated using the attached rubrics.Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: In addition to reading text materials prior to class discussions and adequate attendance, requirements for successfully completing this course are as follows:
2 Graded Homework assignements in the form of case studies and a Power Point presentation to the classwill be given over the course of the term and will be evaluated for credible effort, completeness and accomplishment. (10% each)
2 Examinations will be given, 1 at Mid-Term and 1 in the final term week. These exams will be closed book, closed note and will consist of 50 questions each, T/F, multiple choice and short answer. Mid Term = 20%, Final = 30%)
Class participation, input to discussions and attendance will be monitored and included as part of your overall course grade. (10%)
Core Assessment: This assessment will be in the form of a term paper covering 75% of the learning objectives, which are listed above. APA format is recommended, however MLA or any other generally accepted format will be accepted. This paper should contain proper citations with bibliography and be no less than 4 pages in length, but no more than 6 pages. (20%)Grading: Case Studies 100 points (each student will be assigned a case study to analyze and brief to the class)
Mid-Term 200 points (Closed book, closed notes T/F, multiple choice and short answer)
Final Exam 300 points (Closed book, closed notes T/F, multiple choice and short answer)
Core Assessment 200 points ( Term Paper as explained in class assesment above)
Power Point Presentation 100 points (Each student will choose a current transportation issue, research and develop a PPS presentation to the class, be prepared to answer peer questions regarding your presentation)
Class Participation 100 points ( Based on participation in discussions, attendance and class input)
Letter Grades will be assigned based on the following scale:
A 900 - 1000 points 90 - 100%
B 800 - 899 points 80 - 89%
C 700 - 799 points 70 - 79%
D 600 - 699 points 60 - 69%
F 599 points or lowerThe 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.
LG 312 Trans & Distribution Systems
S2M 2012 CH
Fuller, Joseph E.
MS Aeronautical ScienceBS Electronics MGMTDAWIA Level 3
Jerry Marvel Bulding
1 hour prior to class time
252-447-8811 EXT 227
Cell (252) 259-6797
3/19/2012 - 5/13/2012
4:45 - 7:15 PM
Textbook: Coyle, J. J.; Bardi, E. J.; Novack, R. A.; Gibson, B. J. (2011) Transportation (7th ed.). Ohio: Thompson/South Western. ISBN 0-0324-20214-8
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
McAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.Career Counseling - The Career Development Center (CDC) provides services for all stages of career development. The mission of the CDC is to provide the career planning tools to ensure a lifetime of career success.Park Helpdesk - If you have forgotten your OPEN ID or Password, or need assistance with your PirateMail account, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-927-3024Resources for Current Students - A great place to look for all kinds of information http://www.park.edu/Current/.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
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:
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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