Busi 1301.NT/Business Principles(Business Administration)Course Meets Virtually Via Navarro College Blackboard (01-17 to 05-09)W. Russell BrownOffice: BC 337 /903-362-4444 (Before 8:00 p.m.)Office Hours (See Blackboard Office Hours Tab)[email protected]Spring 20171)CatalogDescription of the Course: Introduction to the role of business in modern society. Includes overview of business operations, analysis of the specialized fields within the business organization, and development of a business vocabulary. (3 Credit Hours)2)Introduction and Rationale for the Course: Business Principles is designed to give students an overview of issues faced by profit and non-profit organizations. How organizations and individuals make decisions in each field of business is emphasized. 3)Instructional MaterialsRequired MaterialsUnderstanding Business/Connect Plus Code/McGraw-HillIrwin/11EBest Option: ISBN: 9781259933387/Connect Plus Code and access to eText, REQUIRED, This is a custom ISBN (Code) purchased at the NC Bookstore) This is a good price which includes
access to the eText and Connect Plus. A three hole punched paper textbook, can also be purchased at the bookstore. Students are required (course credit) to complete Learn Smart Assignments (Learn Smart assignments guide students through a series of interactive questions related to chapter learning objectives). Connect Plus Code Allows Students to access Smart Book which is the same as Learn Smart but adds a feature that will take students to the eBook material when a question is incorrect. This allows the student to read the text material before re-answering the missed question (this is an awesome feature).Students are required to have the textbook (Paper Copy or eBook) and Connect Plus Code or Connect Code the first day of class. Failure to have the textbook (access code) on the first day doesn’t exempt the student from meeting due dates for exams/assignments. All students waiting to purchase a textbook /code (regardless of reason) must access the McGraw-Hill 14 day courtesy trial (access to eBook and course assignments) and complete all Learn Smart, and SLO Assignments by the due dates listed in the course).
To enter the Connect Access Code or Start the Courtesy Trial, students should:Locate your Connect Access Code or have a credit card handy to buy online. Or use the “Start Free Trial” option to receive temporary access for up to 14 days while you decide to continue with the course or just want to try the Connect Plus eBook before you buy.go to the Connect Assignment Tab in Blackboard, click on the Connect Course Materials for Exam 1 link, click on LS Chapter 1. Taking Risks and Making Profits within the Dynamic Business EnvironmentFollow the steps to register, you will create a username and password that is different from your Blackboard credentials.We recommend you use your school/institution email address. Once you register, you will not have to sign into Connect again.