Q. What will the format of the exams
and what chapters will they cover?
A. The midterm will cover chapters 2 through 7. The final will cover chapters
16, 17, 18 and chapter 21.
Each exam will have at least one media article with questions (look at
Articles link from the FIN 647 class website). There may be definitions
and short questions. There will also be quantitative questions, if
Q. Are the exams open book or closed book?
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Q. Can I do extra work to improve my
Ans. Sorry. I believe that in order to be fair, I have to give every student
the same opportunity to do extra work. Obviously, this is not feasible.
However, on occasion I will allow you to resubmit an assignment for grade
Q. What can I do to check my
understanding of the material and to prepare for the exams?
- You can do the problems from the end of each chapter. The answers
can be found on the Web.
- You can also try quizzes from past terms.
Frequently, the answers to quiz problems can also be found on my webpages.
- You can try to answer the questions at the end of media
- You can read current newspaper and magazine articles on relevant topics
and make up your own questions and articles.
Q. What do I have to study from each
Ans. In each chapter, you should know the definitions and the meanings
of key terms, and be able to put them into context. Also, look at the
list of terms and short questions on the Some
Importants Terms and Concepts page.