Assignment mpw1133 - april 2013

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Assignment mpw1133 - april 2013

  1. 1. ASSIGNMENT MALAYSIAN STUDIES (MPW 1133) Instruction: 1. Choose any topic which is related with Malaysian Studies and write about it between 2 – 10 pages (for the content only). 2. Objectives: • To create an opportunity of researching about Malaysia through experiential learning. • To assess student’s ability on various areas or skills such as research methods, management, communication and technical skills. • To train students in research and fact finding, effective coordinating, executing and writing an assignment. analyzing, planning, • To give opportunity for students to develop their creativity in writing assignment. 3. Your assignment should contain these pages such as Table of Content, Introduction, Content (2 – 10 pages), and Conclusion & Bibliography. Content (Min.) Number of Pages Front Cover Page One (1) Introduction of the assignment One (1) Table of Content One (1) Content / Findings 2 - 10 pages Conclusion & Closing One (1) List of Referencing One (1) *Appendix: Pictures/ print outs / newspaper articles ( optional) One (1) Back Cover Page One (1) 4. If you want to include a picture or any additional info/material in your assignment, you are allowed to do so, but put it under Appendix (new page after Bibliography). This page is an optional and not compulsory.
  2. 2. 5. The minimum number for the references (bibliography) is 3 sources (ex: book, article, internet etc. You can mix the sources) 6. The due date for submission is 12th July 2013. 7. The assignment is done individually or in group (4 – 5 members). 8. Submit your assignment via Times (submission folder) 9. If there is anything which is not clear to you, please email me Firdaus.Ramli@taylors.edu.my or ask in the class. Evaluation: 1. The total marks for this assignment is 30 marks. The evaluation for assignment will be divided on several aspects; a. Format – 5 marks b. Structure – 5 marks c. Elaboration – 10 marks d. Argument – 10 marks Total – 30 marks.
  3. 3. Rubric for assignment: Area Band Criteria Elaboration (Full marks – 10) 7-10 More than 5 points discussed Points are related and relevant to the topics Each point is well described and well supported with details / evidences / annexes 4 – 6 3 - 5 points discussed Points may / may not be related and relevant to the topics Points may be well / loosely described and with / without supporting details / evidences / annexes 1 – 3 Less than 3 points discussed Points are not really related / relevant to the topic Points are not supported with details / evidences / annexes Argument (Full marks – 10) 8-10 Analyze each of the point critically from different perspectives Give reasons and opinion on the issues / problems Propose creative and practical solutions to the problems Provide logical and realistic discussion 5-7 Analyze each of the point non-thoroughly Give reasons and opinion on the issues / problems Propose typical solutions to the problems Provide loose discussion 3-4 Points may / may not be analyzed carefully Describe the issues / problems without presenting your stand / viewpoint / opinion Solutions to the problems may / may not be proposed Provide loose discussion 1 - 2 No analysis Solely descriptive Propose no solutions / irrelevant solutions No discussion Structure (Full marks – 5) 3-5 Few mistakes in grammar, spelling, punctuation, etc. Variety of vocabularies with appropriate usage 2-3 Some mistakes in grammar, spelling, punctuation, etc. Some variety of vocabularies with appropriate / inappropriate usage 1 Many mistakes in grammar, spelling, punctuation, etc. Little variety of vocabularies with inappropriate usage Format (Full marks – 5) 3 -5 Follow the format. Each point starts with introduction, problem statement, discussion and conclusion and organizes in proper paragraphs Points are consistently presented according to the sequence 1 -2 Do not follow the format. Each point may / may not have introduction, problem statement, discussion and conclusion and organizes in proper paragraphs Points are consistently presented according to the sequence

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