BA88 Assignment Sample-BBWorld 2012

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This is a sample assignment that fulfills many of the 7 Principles outlined by Chickering & Gamson and summarized here for using technology: http://www.tltgroup.org/programs/seven.html

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BA88 Assignment Sample-BBWorld 2012

  1. 1. Assignment # 4 California State University, Fresno BA 88 Public Law Environment of Business Fall 2011 Professor Ida M. JonesAssignment # 4: Court System and Dispute Resolution (25 Points) Due Dates: Quiz October 5 (5 points) Group Discussion October 12 (15 points) Group Summary October 14 (5 points) Comments on Group Reports October 16 (2 EC points) IntroductionTo understand the state and federal court system of the U.S. and to reviewmethods of resolving disputes in addition to litigation. Assignment Objectives Recognize the role of the judiciary and the court system Identify key categories of lawsuits and their similarities and differences Explain the difference between trial and appeal; original jurisdiction and appellate jurisdiction Explain key dispute resolution methods and their advantages and disadvantages Resources(Located in the “Initial Readings for Assignment 3 Folder” in Blackboard.)Complete these readings and take the quiz by Sept. 21. Complete by October 5, 2011 at 11:59 p.m.Introduction to U.S. Court System (2 minute video)Outline of the U.S. Legal System 1
  2. 2. Complete by October 5, 2011 at 11:59 p.m.To take the quiz, go to Assignments, Assignment 4, Quiz-Asgnm 4.You will have a maximum of 5 minutes to take the quiz. Be sureyou’re at a secure Internet connection. Questions will be displayed oneat a time and you cannot backtrack. Group Discussion Complete by October 12, 2011 at 11:59 p.m.After you have completed the quiz, please read the resources below anddiscuss the following questions in your groups. Readings:Fears of sharia Law in America Grow Among ConservativesThe Myth of Sharia Law in AmericaIs the American legal system subject to significant change based onapplication of Sharia law?Posting CommentsFor this discussion, you are expected to apply the information from the initialreadings to the last two readings on Sharia Law and answer the questionposed above.This discussion may become heated at times. At all times, review yourpostings to be sure they are (1)directly relevant (2) based on the readingsand specifically apply the readings to the discussion and (3) polite. 2
  3. 3. Complete by October 14, 2011 at 11:59 p.m. Group Report& Class CommentsComplete a summary of your group’s responses to the question and submitthat to the class forum for Assignment 4. Each student must post anevaluative, substantive response to another’s group report no later thanOctober 16 to obtain 2 points extra credit for that posting. Scoring Rubric/AssessmentYou are expected to contribute to the online discussion through regularpostings in the discussion board for this assignment. During the first weekthe assignment is available, you are to complete the readings. By the secondweek, you should begin posting comments. For this assignment, you’reexpect to post at least 3 comments, 2 of which should be on separate (24hour) days, although you’re welcome to post more frequently than that.The following is the rubric that will be used to evaluate your discussion boardpostings for this assignment. Novice Competent ProficientTimeliness Posted only the Posted October 11 Posted well last day and/or 12 only; before October posted 2 times 11; posted 3 or more timesContent Opinions, Comments referred to Posting referred comment(s) did specific material, to quality outside not demonstrate opinions supported by materials in knowledge of the or related to the addition to clear material resources references to resourcesParticipation Posted only 1 day Posted within last 2 Posted and days only responded to other students comments so that others had an opportunity to respond and engage in constructive dialogue 3

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