BUSN115 Final Exam Study Guide
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1. The Final Exam is "open book, open notes." The maximum time you can spend in the exam is 3 hours and 30 minutes. If you have not clicked the Submit for Grade button by then, you will be automatically exited from the exam. In the Final Exam environment, the Windows clipboard is disabled, so you will not be able to copy exam questions or answers to or from other applications.
2. You should click the “Save Answers” button in the exam frequently. This helps prevent connection timeouts that might occur with certain Internet service providers, and also minimizes lost answers in the event of connection problems. If your ...view middle of the document...
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6. Submitting Your Final Exam
* When you are finished with the Final Exam, click on the Submit for Grade button.
* Please note: Once you click the Submit for Grade button, you will not be able to edit or change any of your answers.
7. Exam Questions
* The Final Exam is worth 260 points total, or 25% of your overall grade.
* There are 17 randomly selected multiple choice questions, each worth 5 points, for a total of 85 points.
* There are seven randomly selected short essay questions, each worth 25 points, for a total of 175 points.
A short essay is usually a 1–2-paragraph answer that succinctly answers the question. Be sure to do appropriate research and include any references you may have used. Please remember the 80/20 rule, which states that 80% of your work should be in your own writing, whereas 20% can come from outside sources (provided that you cite the source).
* The Final Exam covers all course TCOs and Weeks 1–7.
* The Final Exam contains two pages, which can be completed in any order. You may go back and forth between the pages.
* The Final Exam questions are pooled. This means that not everyone will have the same questions. Even if you do have some of the same questions, they may not be in the same order. These questions are distributed among the TCOs. The entire exam is worth 260 points.
* On the essay questions, your answers should be succinct, should fully address each part of the question, and should demonstrate your knowledge and understanding in a concise but complete answer. Most essay questions require answers that are a couple of paragraphs (not a couple of sentences) that directly speak to each part of the question. Some students opt to work on the essay questions first, due to their higher point value and the length of time needed to adequately address each question, but this is entirely your choice.
* Remember to always use proper citation when quoting other sources. This means that any borrowed material (even a short phrase) should be placed in quotation marks with the source (URL, author/date/page #) immediately following the end of the passage (the end quote). Changing a few words in a passage does not constitute putting it in your own words, and proper citation is still required. Borrowed material should not dominate your work, but should only be used sparingly to support your own thoughts, ideas, and examples. Heavy use of borrowed material (even if properly cited) can jeopardize the points for that question. Uncited material can jeopardize a passing grade on the exam. As a part of our commitment to academic integrity, your work may be submitted to turnitin.com, an online plagiarism checking service, so please be very mindful of proper citation.
* Be sure to cite all sources and adhere to the 80/20 rule, which states that 80% of your work should be in your own writing, whereas 20% can come from outside sources...