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Monday Roundup


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Here’s what’s on docket for the week of September 29:

  • In BUS 100-01, we have a test on Tuesday, and we’ll look at small business and entrepreneurship on Thursday.
  • In BUS 100-80, we’ll also be looking at small business and entrepreneurship
  • In BUS 263-01, we have a makeup test on Tuesday, and on Thursday we’ll continue our discussion of contract law with a look at contract performance, breach, and remedies.
  • In BUS 263-80, we’ll look at contract formation as well as contract performance, breach, and remedies.
  • In PRL 101, discuss criminal law and procedure on Tuesday and legal research and writing on Thursday; your draft of the complaint assignment is due on Thursday.

BUS 263-01 make-up/bonus test


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In case you weren’t in class on Tuesday, the grades on the first test were dismal. The class average was a 56, and 85% of grades were less than a C. Twenty percent of the questions were missed by two thirds or more of the class, and those questions covered topics that were important for you to learn.

To remedy this shortcoming, I am offering a second chance. On Tuesday, Sept. 30, we will have a make-up test in class that will allow you to earn back up to half of the points that you missed on the test. For example, if you made a 70, you missed 30 points and can earn back up to 15 points for a possible score of 85; if you made a 40, you missed 60 points and can earn back up to 30 points for a possible score of 70.

The test will focus on the following topics:

  • Arbitration
  • The US Constitution
    • Enumerated powers
    • Bill of Rights
  • Court systems, including
    • State v. federal court
    • Jurisdiction
    • Legal v. equitable remedies

Monday Roundup


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Here’s a quick look at what’s coming up this week:

  • In BUS 100-01 this week, we’ll finish our discussion of business organizations by looking at corporations and LLCs, and on Thursday, we’ll review for next week’s test.
  • In BUS 100-80, we’ll look at forms of business ownership.
  • In BUS 263-01, we’ll discuss criminal law on Tuesday and begin our study of contract law on Thursday.
  • In BUS 263-80, we’ll discuss criminal law.
  • In PRL 101, we’ll have our first test on Tuesday and then rearrange the calendar a bit to push some due dates back and look at civil litigation and procedure on Thursday.

Monday roundup


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Here’s a quick look at what’s coming up this week:

  • In BUS 100-01 this week, we’ll look at business communication and start discussing business formation.
  • In BUS 100-80 we’ll discuss business communication.
  • In BUS 263-01, we’ll review on Tuesday and have the first test on Thursday.
  • In BUS 263-80, we’ll discuss constitutional law.
  • In PRL 101, we’ll discuss court systems and Alternative Dispute resolution on Tuesday and review for the first test on Thursday.

Monday roundup


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Here’s what’s happening this week:

In BUS 100-80 (Introduction to business online) and BUS 263-80 (Legal & social environment of business online), we’re moving from Blackboard’s blog tool to the discussion forum as a result of user interface problems. You should have gotten an email from me about the change last week. In BUS 263-80, we’ll be looking at ethics this week, and in BUS 100-80, we’ll be looking at business law.

In BUS 100-01 (f2f), we’ll be spending the week looking at a topic near and dear to my heart, business law. We’ll be looking at contracts and torts on Tuesday and more on torts and intellectual property on Thursday.

In BUS 263-01 (f2f),  we’ll be discussing the US Constitution. We’ll look at powers granted to Congress on Tuesday and limits on state action on Thursday.

In PRL 101, don’t forget that the final, graded version of your first brief assignment is due tomorrow. We’ll talk about technology on Tuesday and the US Constitution on Thursday.

Have a good week!

Monday round-up


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Hi everyone. Here’s a quick round-up of what we’ll be doing this week:

  • BUS 100-01: Tuesday we’ll form teams and look at business and the environment in which it operates. Thursday we’ll look at economics.
  • BUS 100-80: I’ll be posting about economics later today, and Wednesday I’ll post about global trade. Be sure to keep up with Coursemate and your own blogging.
  • BUS 263-01: Tuesday we’ll form teams and look at law and legal reasoning. Thursday we’ll have a look at court systems in the US.
  • BUS 263-80: On Wednesday I’ll post about law and legal reasoning and court systems. Be sure to keep up with the chapter quizzes and your own blogging.
  • PRL 101: Tuesday we’ll form teams and look at the paralegal profession. Thursday we’ll start learning about legal research.

Student Success Seminars

The SOAR Institute offers Student Success Seminars on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 1:30 to provide helpful information on the following topics:

  • Instructional Technology Jump Start:
    File attachments
    Navigating MyShelton, Blackboard, and Smarthinking
    Social Media and Careers
    Tuesday, February 4, and Wednesday, February 5
    Tuesday, February 11, and Wednesday, February 12
    Tuesday, February 18, and Wednesday, February 19
    Tuesday, February 25, and Wednesday, February 26
  • Managing Personal Finances:
    Budgeting
    Saving vs. Spending
    Avoiding Credit Card Traps
    Where does your paycheck go?
    Tuesday, March 4, and Wednesday, March 5
    Tuesday, March 11, and Wednesday, March 12
    Tuesday, March 18, and Wednesday, March 19
  • Communication Counts:
    Do’s and Don’ts of Communication with Faculty, Staff, and Employers
    Verbal and Nonverbal Communication Skills
    Are you résumé ready?
    Tuesday, April 1, and Wednesday, April 2
    Tuesday, April 8, and Wednesday, April 9
    Tuesday, April 15, and Wednesday, April 16
    Tuesday, April 22, and Wednesday, April 23 (