HC 463 Third Party Reimburse & Risk Mgt
F2T 2012 DL
Jackson, Detra T.
BSN, Thomas Jefferson UniversityMHA, Webster UniversityDBA, Northcentral University- in Progress
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Educational Philosophy: The facilitator’s educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, quizzes, dialogues, examinations, internet, videos, web sites and writings. The facilitator will engage each learner in what is referred to as disputatious learning to encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues and contradictions.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
You will be able to track your average throughout the course. The grading breakdown is below. You will know in advance the standards for each assignment. My goal is to give you prompt, clear, and useful feedback to help you learn about risk management. Each student is responsible for:
Writing a summary article on a current risk management article
Completing a Research Paper on the Risk Management Process
Completing a student opinion survey form located in the Distance Learning section of the Park University website in Week Eight of this class.
Locating a suitable Proctor with e-mail and Completing a Proctored Final Examination.
The final exam will be closed book and closed notes.
All requirements for the Summary Article and Research Paper may be found in the DOCSHARING section of the course.
Completing weekly quizzes 80
Reading the weekly discussion article and posting to related discussion thread 120
Weekly homework questions and essays. (place in Drop Box). 120
Final Exam 300
Course Grading Scale:
A = 900-1000 points
B = 800-899 points
C = 700-799 points
D = 600-699 points
F = 0-599 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.
Late work is not accepted. There may be some situations where a deviation could be allowed; however, this is the exception and not the rule. In these rare occasions, late work will only be accepted on a case by case basis with instructor approval, and generally only when negotiated in advance of the due date. The following applies to all late work,unless prior arrangements have been made with and approved by the instructor: All late work will be down graded at the discretion of the instructor, up to 20 points for every day or part of a day it is late. Late work WILL NOT be accepted if it is more than 7 days late, period. No late work will be accepted after the end of week 8. Unless all required work is submitted, the student could receive a failing grade for the course.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Ground Rules for Online Participation:
1. If you experience computer difficulties, such as needing help downloading a browser or plug-in, or logging into the course, or if you experience any errors or problems while in your online course, please contact the Park Computer Center.
2. Back up every piece of work you complete. This will ensure that a computer glitch, or a glitch out there in cyberspace won't erase your hard work. (I do not accept computer breakdowns, failures or blow-outs as an excuse for late work).
3. Communicate! If you are experiencing any confusion over course material, technical difficulties that are not being resolved and are preventing you from completing your assignments, or have general questions about the course, let me know and refer to Course Policy #1.
4. Please check the Announcements area in the Course Conference before you ask general course questions. If you don't see your question there, then please post your question. Posting them in the threaded discussion area wil lallow your fellow students to benefit from your questions. And remember, there are no stupid/silly questions. We are all here to learn!
My Response Policy: I will check my e-mail frequently. I will respond to course-related questions within 24-48 hours (unless I notify you previously that I will be unavailable). If there is an urgent question, please call me at my contact number. I am located in South Carolina. Please do not call after 10 pm EST.
6. Late Work: Each week's work must be completed by the end of that week. No credit forwork turned in after the week, unless you have contacted me before hand and explained any "special" circumstance.
7. Online Etiquette: All your online communications need to be composed with fairness, honesty and tact. Your online writings will be graded. Simply posting your ideas is not sufficient for a high grade. Attention to details such as usage (correctness), focus and organization will help ensure you get the best possible grades. Here are a couple of online references that discuss writing online http://goto.intwg.com/andnetiquette http://www.albion.com/netiquette/corerules.html If you have questions about any of these policies, please contact me for clarification.
8. This course is offered on-line, over the Internet, using the ECollegecomputer service. Each students is expected to devote a minimum of five hours per class week logged on to the computer conferencing system.This is same amount of time you'd spend in the physical classroom. See"Ground Rules for On-line Participation" for additional information.
9. According to ParkUniversity guidelines, this course is divided into eight weeks with the first week beginning on the first day of the semester, a Monday, and ends midnight the following Sunday. Weeks Two through Eight also begin on Monday and end on the following Sunday. Assignments scheduled for completion during a class week should be completed by the end of the week assigned, ie.,1,2,3-8. Writing assignments and formal papers should be completed and successfully emailed so that they are in by the due date.
10. Students areexpected to complete 5 hours per week of conferencing or other appropriate online activities, including sending/receiving E-mail and navigating and conducting research over the World Wide Web.
(There will be opportunity for revisions in each section, based oninteraction with the professor and peer reviews until the end of Week7.)
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 95-96
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 95When completing your article or research paper please use the correct APA format when citing your sources. APA link will be located in Document Sharing portion in the online classroom.
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 98
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