BUS-110 Instructor Resources


Course Description: This course provides a survey of the business world. Topics include the basic principles and practices of contemporary business. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of business concepts as a foundation for studying other business subjects.

Course Student Outcomes:
1. Identify various forms of business organizations.
2. Define business vocabulary.
3. Describe the basics of business ethics.
4. Explain basic management principles.

Student Outcome Results: 2019 report / 2018 report  /  2017 report  /  2016 Report   /  How to Submit

Instructor Getting Started :   FAQ’s   / How to use course shell  / Checklist  / Google Link to course materials  / 

About Course: Syllabus (in google)Syllabus Course Outline  / 

Textbook:   E Textbook   (printed version available upon request: and in each libraryHow to edit

About OER:  GeneralNC Live Video / Ted Talk on OER   Implementing an OER Project:   Intro / Building Team / Making OER  / Project Scope / Content Creation / Editing Content  : BUS-110 OER Timeline

Free BUS-110 Textbooks:  In Use: Exploring Business: U Minn  / OthersFundamentals of Business: Va Tech  / Introduction to Business Open Stax: Rice  / Luman Introduction to Business

Customization and community sharing areas (may require sign up):  Global:   OER Commons / Open Education Consortium / NC Live / Community of Research Assignments  Local: You Tube Channel:   / Google Docs:  TR  / Backboard: 

Additional Business Textbooks   U Minn all business textbooks  / Open Stax (Rice)

Power Points Slides  (in google)/   TR Slides /  C1/C2/C3/C4/C5/C6/C7/C8/C9/C10/C11/C12/C13/C14   

Instructor Manual:   Unit 1(C1-3) /  Unit 2 (C4-7)  / Unit 3 (C8-11) / Unit 4 (C12-14)

Video Playlists :   Chapter Overview  /  Collaboration  Other PlaylistsProject  / Assignments / BClub   / Unit Overview

  • Sharing :    YouTube: call for ID and password

Potential Projects (select one or create your own)Simple Financial Analysis  /  Business Simulation from MIT / Business Cases aligned to SLO’s / Business Plan Workshop  / Career Portfolio / Student Applied Benchmark / Shark Tank  / Collaboration of Research Assignments 

Additional Instructor Resources:  News/Publications   /  Podcasts   /   Simulations    /   Case Studies   / Flash Cards  / Service Learning  /  Employment Skills Tool Kit  /   OER Resources  /  Achieving the Dream Grant  /   NBC Learn  /  Lumen Sample Course (Tidewater CC)  /  SBA  / Critical Commons  / MSNBC Your Business  / Finance & Capital  /  History of World Population  / Effective Research Assignments    / World Fact Book   / 

Test Bank: Over 2,000 new questions  /   How to Use Test Bank  /  Sample Quiz Questions  Protecting test bank

Collaboration Topics: Why do airlines overbook flights ? / Disney AmericaCan you survive on $1,000 ?/ Rate the ethics of the Love Canal Participants / Siemens Public Relations or bribes ? / Magic Johnson / Would you invest in Daisy Cakes ? / Four most important words / Value of honest performance feedback / What motivates employees (surprising truth) / Would you hire Brianna ? / Effective Leadership / Remaking of a Coke ad / Kindness is free / Last Lecture on career and trust.

Grading Rubrics: Coll. & Blog Posts / Project / Financial Case / Business Form CaseEssay Test Questions

Flash CardsGoogle Link /  C1 C2 / C3 / C4 /C5 / C6 / C7 / C8 / C9 C10 /C11 / C12 / C13 / C14

Potential  In Class Activities or Assignments :     C1/C2/C3/C4/C5/C6/C7/C8/C9/C10/C11/C12/C13/C14Google Link(TR) /Business Form Case  /  Financial Case /Case Studies/Lumen Sample Course (Tidewater CC) / Mkt the Met / We need to talk  / Shark Tank  / 12 O’ Clock High War Movie/ Climate ChangeService Learning / Student Applied Benchmark / Podcasts   / Financial Literacy  / Simulations   / 40 Best Business cases of 2017

Need Transcripts:  BB Shell > Instructor Resources > Transcripts

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Instructor Help Resources:   BB Play List /   Link to Email BB Tab  / How to copy courseSetting up Texting  / Student BB Help  /  Mail Merge   / EPIC Playbook

EPIC Playbook: Link to PB

Test Bank How to videosCreate a test in BB from a pool  /  Use Random Block  / Randomize Test Questions Print at test from Blackboard   / How to import/export pools

About OER Project:   Benchmark  /  Info graphics  / Chart Deck / Project Fact Sheet  / OER Resources  / 2019 SP Improvements   / Research Paper

Student feedback: Fall 2018 Survey on textbook / Fall 2018 Survey on course  / Student Feedback Video / Student Comments on E-Book   / Project Comments