How_to_do_well_in_Tax_4001 - in the summer This taxation...

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Helpful Suggestions for getting a GREAT grade in Tax 4001 Taxation is a very complex subject that requires active learning to master; therefore, you are highly encouraged to ask questions and participate in the course. Regular class attendance is expected . If you miss a class, you are responsible for obtaining notes from a classmate regarding any changes in assignments, exam dates, material covered in class discussion, etc. You are responsible for all material and announcements given in class whether you are present or not. It is generally acknowledged that the average University course requires a minimum of two hours study time in preparation for each hour of class time (i.e., in addition to class time); however, taxation courses typically require more study time than many other University courses. Since this class meets for 3 hours a week (8 hours in the summer!) , plan for a MINIMUM of 6 to 9 hours of study time each week outside of class (16 to 24 hours
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Unformatted text preview: in the summer!) . This taxation course covers a large volume of complex material. “Cramming” for exams is therefore NOT a strategy that will work in this class . If you are not willing or able to do this work, then you should consider whether this is an appropriate time to take this course. In order to maximize your learning in this course, it is suggested that you: • Read the chapter carefully before class • Complete the assigned homework assignments prior to their coverage in class • Download and review the lecture slides before each class • Attend each class, ask questions, and participate in any discussions of assigned homework problems • Ask questions during my office hours • Review the lecture slides and textbook chapter after each class • Practice with quizzes on the online textbook companion website (link available on my webpage) • Work in small groups to review the material and study for the exams...
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