BU481 Syllabus 1105C November 2011

BU481 Syllabus 1105C November 2011 - Course Syllabus BU481:...

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Course Syllabus BU481: Independent Directed Study I TABLE OF CONTENTS Click on a link below to view that section in the syllabus. Course Calendar Grading Criteria/Course Evaluation Policies Course Description Instructor’s Grading Criteria/Timetable Projects Course Information Instructor and Seminar Information Rubrics Course Materials Kaplan University Grading Scale Seminars Course Outcomes Discussion Boards Netiquette Tutoring COURSE INFORMATION TOP Term: Dates: Course Number/Section: Course Title: Independent Directed Study I Credit Hours: 1 Prerequisites: None We strongly recommend that you complete the Campus Tour , available on your Student Homepage. This essential tutorial discusses hardware and software requirements as well as presenting an overview of learning with the eCollege platform. INSTRUCTOR AND SEMINAR INFORMATION TOP Instructor Name and Credentials: Kaplan Email Address: AIM Instant Messenger Name: AIM Office Hours (EST): Course/Seminar Day and Time (EST): COURSE MATERIALS TOP
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Textbook Information This course does not use a traditional textbook. Instead, you will conduct your own research and find your own sources of information. Be sure to use the resources available to you in the Kaplan Library . If you have any questions, please call 1-800-685-1302 for Library Services. Software Requirements Microsoft Office Professional 2003 (or Later) **Includes Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint AOL Instant Messenger: (for visiting Prof during Office Hours): If you are not an AIM Member you can download the free service by visiting the following site: http://www.aim.aol.com/ COURSE DESCRIPTION TOP In this course, students in the School of Business and Management will engage in an independent, directed studies project focused on a self-selected research project. Students will select a topic of inquiry that is of interest and relevant to their professional goals. There is flexibility built into the course with the intent of giving students some options to synthesize and apply the concepts presented into their own unique career field, company, and/or industry. COURSE OUTCOMES TOP Course Outcomes: By the end of this course, you should be able to: 1. Select a contemporary and relevant topic of study in the field of business 2. Evaluate sources for credibility and relevance to the selected topic 3. Synthesize findings into a final project General Education Outcomes: In addition, the following General Education outcomes are assessed during this course: 1. Demonstrate college-level communication through the composition of original materials in Standard English COURSE CALENDAR TOP Unit # and Topic Learning Activities Assessments Unit 1: Introduction Introductions Review Syllabus Read About Final Project Skill Activity Project Review Program Portfolio Skills Activity: Article Summary Project Topic Summary Paper
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Unit 2: APA References & Citations; Plagiarism Reading Discussion Skills Activity Assignment Project Plagiarism Summary Project Research Sources
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This note was uploaded on 01/01/2012 for the course WRITING BU 481 taught by Professor Theodorealex during the Winter '11 term at Kaplan University.

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BU481 Syllabus 1105C November 2011 - Course Syllabus BU481:...

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