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Class Participation Managers generally don’t spend as much time as you might think time reading or writing reports. The vast majority of management interactions with others are oral in meetings or one-on-one conversations. For this reason, the development of oral skills is given a high priority in this course. The classroom should be considered a safe place where students can test their ability to convince their peers of the correctness of their approach, concepts or ideas and to provide feedback to the approach, concepts and ideas of others. Therefore, participation in all classes is required. If a student is absent, he/she does not gain the benefit of class involvement and is not contributing to the learning of other students in the class. Participation Grading Criteria Participation is graded on individual contributions to classroom discussions including the quantity & quality of your classroom participation compared to others in the class. Contributing a few times throughout the course is inadequate and will earn you very few
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Unformatted text preview: class participation points. Class participation can range from zero to 15 points. Yes you can come to class very day and earn zero class participation points. Class attendance is not class participation. Just as showing up to work is not the same as actually working. Characteristics of effective class participation are: • Are you willing to interact with others in class by asking questions or challenging conclusions? • Do you frequently participate in classroom discussions • Are the points you make relevant to the discussion in terms of increasing understanding of the concept for everyone? • Do your comments take into consideration the concepts or ideas offered by others earlier in the class? • Do your comments show evidence of a thorough reading and analysis of the assignment or case? • Are you willing to test new ideas or are your comments cautions/"safe"? ....
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2008 for the course MGMT 339 taught by Professor Dumond during the Fall '08 term at CSU Fullerton.

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