- Classes are held each week of the semester on Fridays 3-6pm at C5A 226. Each class is 3 hours long, including lecture and seminar activities.
- To pass this course, students need to achieve an overall grade of 50%
- Students must attend 80% of all 3 hour seminars to complete this unit, i.e. miss no more than 2 seminars including medical absences. A log will be taken to record attendance.
- Students are expected to read prescribed text chapters before seminars, join in discussions and complete all assessments. Reflection is crucial to integrating unit material. Therefore active participation in discussions and exercises is of utmost importance not only to the participating student but to the whole class.
- Staff will respond to student emails within 48 hours. Staff will not respond to emails during weekends or public holidays.
- Students are expected to arrive on time and not leave until class ends.
- Mobile phones are to be set on silent during class. Texting or other mobile phone activity during class is distracting to the student concerned, the lecturer and other students and is strictly forbidden. Students violating this requirement will be asked to leave the class.
- Students checking their social media accounts during class time will be asked to leave the class.
- Photography as well as audio and video recording by students is not permitted.
TIMETABLE: The timetable for this unit can be accessed from: http://timetables.mq.edu.au
REQUIRED TEXTBOOK: Champoux JE (2016) Organizational Behavior. New York & Abingdon: Taylor & Francis Ltd.
Additional readings will be made available via the Library Multisearch engine. The required readings for the essay will be made available through e-Reserve and/or iLearn. A list of additional suggested readings will be made available on iLearn for students who wish to stretch themselves.
TECHNOLOGY USED AND REQUIRED: Students are required to have access to a personal computer and familiarise themselves with iLearn (https://ilearn.mq.edu.au/login/MQ/). iLearn will be used to post lecture slides, assessment details, student grades and as a means of communication between staff members and students. If you have difficulties logging on to iLearn, please contact the university's technical support staff. Do not contact the lecturer as she is not be able to help you with technical queries.
Students are expected to check their university email account and contact the teaching staff through it. Gmail, hotmail and other personal email accounts are often blocked through the university's spam filter; communicating through those risks that your query will not be answered.
- You are expected to save and/or print copies of the lecture slides and bring them along to the lectures. No printouts will be given by the lecturer.
- You are expected to save and/or print the worksheets and other material necessary for each seminar. No printouts will be given by the lecturer.
- All important announcements will be made on iLearn and you are expected to view the announcements page of the course website at least once per week.
TEACHING STRATEGY: This unit is designed to be interactive. As such, the topics are best explored through active participation and experiential learning. As such, the workshops will involve presentations by the lecturer covering key theoretical concepts, practical activities, exercises, group consultations with the lecturer and observation exercises.