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Adamson, Law for Business and Personal Use Teacher Resources and Trial Online Access with BIT Standards Correlation (Cengage)
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Business Law course FREE teacher resources and trial access to online course solution as well as a correlation to WI state standards.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Alternate Assessment
Curriculum Map
Lesson Plan
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Textbook
Author:
Abigail Hess
Date Added:
07/31/2020
Administrative Law (Business Law course)
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After learning about introductory Business Law concepts (typically within the first unit of a Business Law course), students will complete research about current events surrounding administrative law. Students will work in teams to research a government agency, it's purpose, current court cases, and potential court cases.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Assessment
Author:
Michelle Volk
Date Added:
01/23/2020
BM&IT Quality Module: Engaging Instruction
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Welcome to one of 12 Business, Marketing and Information Technology QualityModules! The purpose of these modules is to illustrate quality examples of each of the2018 ACTE Quality CTE Framework elements. Regardless if you are in a pre-serviceeducation program or an experienced educator, these modules will benefit your futureand business & marketing program.Engaging Instruction addresses instructional strategies within a student centered learning environment that support student attainment of relevant knowledge and skills. 

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Michelle Volk
Date Added:
04/10/2020
Business Ownership - Lesson and Mini Case Studies
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This lesson teaches students about forms of business ownership. First, use the Discussion Guide (found in Task 1) to teach students about this concept. Then, use the activity (found in Task 2) to assess their understanding. This activity asks students to read short cases and determine the form of business ownership or ownership strategy that each case depicts. An answer key is included in the Resource Library. A full lesson module related to this concept can be found on the MBA Learning Center. Visit mba.instructure.com and search for "BL:001" in the Commons. 

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Business and Information Technology
Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
MBA Research and Curriculum Center
Date Added:
05/14/2018
Columbia University Fair Use Checklist
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This Fair Use Checklist is helpful tool for determining whether activities are within the limits of fair use. This helpful tool created by Columbia University is applicable for teachers, students, and school librarians.

The PDF download is found on the bottom of the page.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
English Language Arts
Fine Arts
Information and Technology Literacy
Material Type:
Assessment
Author:
Columbia University Libraries
Kenneth D. Crews
Date Added:
03/20/2018
Copyright and Fair Use - Creative Commons
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This resource includes a link to Creative Commons video, "Get Creative," and video viewing worksheet.  The mini-lesson can be used to enhance a lesson segment on Copyright and Fair Use.

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Career and Technical Education
Business and Information Technology
Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship
Computer Science
Media Arts
Information and Technology Literacy
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Jane Strong
Date Added:
02/09/2018
Cyberbullying and the Law
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This lesson would be a great tool to use for a online literacy course and even a business law. Cyberbullying and the Law reviews hypothetical scenarios with online bullying as well as goes over every Province and Territories law regarding bullying. Even though this lesson is developed for Canadian laws, it can easily be translated to fit into the United States laws.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Assessment Item
Formative Assessment
Interactive
Lesson Plan
Primary Source
Rubric/Scoring Guide
Provider:
MediaSmarts
Date Added:
11/18/2016
Elements of a Tort
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This activity is designed for students to understand and identify the four necessary components of a tort. Included is a sample for teachers to use as an introduction. An activity is provided for students to complete in small groups. When small groups have agreed upon each element, the teacher can hold a debate for all class members to agree on whether each element is present. Additional scenarios can be provided to individual students for further analysis.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Megan Finch
Date Added:
01/16/2020
Foundations of Business Law and the Legal Environment
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Foundations of Business Law and the Legal Environment is an up-to-date textbook with comprehensive coverage of legal and regulatory issues for your introductory Legal Environment or Business Law course.

The text is organized to permit instructors to tailor the materials to their particular approach.

The authors take special care to engage students by relating law to everyday events with which they are already familiar with their clear, concise and readable style.

Business Law and the Legal Environment provides students with context and essential concepts across a broad range of legal issues with which managers and business executives must grapple. The text provides the vocabulary and legal savvy necessary for business people to talk in an educated way to their customers, employees, suppliers, government officials — and to their own lawyers.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Social Studies
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
The Saylor Foundation
Author:
Don Mayer
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Innovative Businesses and Breakthrough Technologies - The Legal Issues, Fall 2004
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15.616 is an introduction to business law which covers the fundamentals, including contracts, liability, regulation, employment, and corporations, with an in-depth treatment of the legal issues relating to breakthrough technologies, including the legal framework of R&D, the commercialization of new high-technology products in start-ups and mature companies, and the liability and regulatory implications of new products and innovative business models. There is extensive attention to national and international intellectual property protection and strategies. Examples are drawn from many industries, including information technology, communications, and life sciences.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship
Social Studies
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Akula, John L.
Date Added:
01/01/2004
Law for the Entrepreneur and Manager, Spring 2003
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Provides a basic understanding of legal issues that corporations meet during their existence. Follows one firm throughout its life; from birth to bankruptcy, first as a breakaway from an established high-tech firm, then proceeding through initial funding efforts, establishment of its capital and corporate structure, and through problems in labor, trade secrets, contracts and antitrust, product liability, and resolution of transnational and domestic business disputes. This course provides a basic understanding of legal issues that corporations face during their existence. The course starts by providing the basic building blocks of business law. We then follow a firm through its life cycle from its "breakaway" from an established firm through it going public. The materials covered during 15.647 (the first half of the semester) emphasize the organization and financing of the company. In the second half of the course we examine a broad array of law-sensitive issues relating to intellectual property, product development, M&A transactions, international trade, the duties of directors and officers, business disputes, and bankruptcy and reorganization. The goal of the course is not to impart technical legal skills, but to enhance the judgment which students will bring to their responsibilities as entrepreneurs, managers in established companies, or consultants and advisors. There are two take-home exercises, and no exams.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship
Social Studies
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Akula, John L.
Date Added:
01/01/2003
The Law of Corporate Finance and Financial Markets, Spring 2004
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In The Law of Corporate Finance and Financial Markets, much of the course focuses on M&A and the law-sensitive aspects of financial services and financial markets. The course is designed to be an introduction to business law which covers the fundamentals, including contracts, liability, regulation, employment, and corporations. 15.617 provides an in-depth treatment of the law of finance.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship
Social Studies
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Akula, John L.
Date Added:
01/01/2004
The Laws That Govern the Securities Industry
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This is the government website for the SEC - US Securities and Exchange Commission.  The original documents for securities laws can be accessed from this page.  These laws include:
Securities Act of 1933Securities Exchange Act of 1934Trust Indenture Act of 1939Investment Company Act of 1940Investment Advisers Act of 1940Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act of 2012
This is helpful for business law classes that include business ethics.  The Sarbones-Oxley Act is a great resource when studying Enron and other related ethical scandals of that time.  The full text can be used for close reading and digital scavenger hunts.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Business and Information Technology
Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship
Material Type:
Primary Source
Reference Material
Provider:
US Securities & Exchange Commission Government page
Date Added:
04/10/2017
The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business
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Terence Lau & Lisa Johnson’s The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business is a book for today’s student, who expects learning to be comprised not only of substance, but also of interactive exercises and multimedia. This book streamlines the presentation of material to ensure that every page is relevant, engaging, and interesting to undergraduate business students, without losing the depth of coverage that they need to be successful in their academic journeys and in their professional careers. This is not Legal Environment of Business (LEB) “light.” Rather, this is LEB without risk of students’ eyes glazing over in boredom or from lack of comprehension. This is LEB presented in an exciting way, where every page is interesting to students and relevant to real life.

The authors recognize that the sheer volume of information to be covered in a LEB course makes it one of the more challenging courses for the business undergraduate. Not only do typical LEB texts read like the first year curriculum at law school, but also the LEB course is grounded in the humanities, which can make the subject even more demanding for students who are also taking statistics, economics, finance, and accounting.

Each chapter contains not only substantive law, but also illustrative videos, interactive exercises for hands-on learning, and discussion questions for critical thought. Additionally, each chapter presents “A Question of Ethics” section, which contains real world ethical dilemmas relevant to the topic under study. These videos, exercises, discussion questions, and ethics sections all provide opportunities for students to apply concepts that they are learning in the context of relevant LEB topics that shape or restrain actual decision-makers’ actions. It’s real world practice in the safety of the classroom environment.

Lau & Johnson’s The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business is a textbook that students will enjoy reading. This will encourage them to come to class prepared, and free you to teach the kind of course you want to teach. Request a desk copy and see for yourself.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Social Studies
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
The Saylor Foundation
Author:
Lisa Johnson
Terence Lau
Date Added:
01/01/2011
Spirit and Intent of Laws Lesson Module
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This lesson module ntroduces students to the basics of laws and regulations, including types of law, levels of laws, and the important functions of law, namely maintaining order, resolving disputes, and enacting social change. It also teaches students where laws and regulations come from, what they do, and which ones are especially relevant and important to young people today. The lesson module contains a student narrative, discussion guide, individual and group activities, and a posttest with descriptive key.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Business and Information Technology
Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
MBA Research and Curriculum Center
Date Added:
09/20/2019