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Weekly roundup


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Welcome back to a new year and a new semester. here’s what’s going on this week:

  • In BUS 100-01, we’ll form teams on Tuesday and start discussing the study of business. On Thursday, we’ll turn to economics.
  • In BUS 100-80, we’ll continue our goals matching discussion and then turn to business and economics.
  • In BUS 263-01, we’ll form teams on Tuesday and discuss law and legal reasoning; Thursday we’ll discuss court systems in the U.S.
  • In BUS 263-80, we’ll continue our goals matching discussion and then turn to law and legal reasoning and the court system.
  • In PRL 101, we’ll discuss the paralegal profession and technology.

PRL 101 online bankruptcy assignment

First, watch the Bankruptcy Basics video series from the Administrative Office of the US Courts (there are 9 videos; they should take you around half an hour to watch). Next, start at the US Courts’ Court Locator and answer the following questions about bankruptcy filings in Tuscaloosa to be turned in at the beginning of class on Tuesday, November 25:

PRL 101 test 3 vocabulary

Following is a vocabulary list for our upcoming test next week. You can expect that the test will include two essay tests worth 50% of the grade and 25 vocabulary questions from the following list, worth 2% each. The vocabulary questions will be some mix of multiple choice, matching, and fill-in-the-blank; I do not expect you to memorize and reproduce definitions verbatim. Be sure to review the essay writing slides I posted yesterday.

I’ll be out of the office on Tuesday and Wednesday of next week, so if you have a question that needs a reply before early afternoon on next Thursday, please get in touch with me before early afternoon on Monday.