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  1. 1. PENYERAHAN DAN PENILAIAN TUGASAN ASSIGNMENT SUBMISSION AND ASSESSMENT________________________________________________________________________KOD KURSUS /COURSE CODE : OUMH1103TAJUK KURSUS /COURSE TITLE : LEARNING SKILLS FOR OPEN DISTANCE LEARNERSSEMESTER /SEMESTER : SMP PPG MAC 2012________________________________________________________________________ ARAHAN KEPADA PELAJAR / INSTRUCTIONS TO STUDENTS1. Tugasan ini mengandungi SATU (1) soalan sahaja yang disediakan dalam bahasa modul bercetak kursus ini. / This assignment contains only ONE (1) question that is set in the language of the printed module for the course.2. Jawab dalam Bahasa Melayu atau Bahasa Inggeris. / Answer in Malay or English.3. Muat turunkan templet tugasan versi bahasa yang berkenaan daripada MyVLE untuk penyediaan dan penyerahan tugasan anda. Tugasan anda hendaklah ditaip dengan menggunakan saiz fon 12 Times New Roman dan langkau baris 1.5. / Download the language version of the assignment template concerned from the MyVLE for preparation and submission of your assignment. Your assignment should be typed using 12 point Times New Roman font and 1.5 line spacing.4. Tugasan anda hendaklah antara 2500 hingga 3000 patah perkataan tidak termasuk rujukan. Bilangan perkataan hendaklah ditunjukkan di hujung tugasan anda. Jangan menyalin soalan dan arahan tugasan dalam jawapan anda. / Your assignment should be between 2500 and 3000 words excluding references. The number of words should be shown at the end of your assignment. Do not copy the assignment question and instructions to your answer.5. Anda dikehendaki menghantar tugasan SECARA ON-LINE melalui MyVLE. Sila rujuk kepada portal untuk arahan mengenai prosedur menghantar tugasan anda secara on-line. Anda dinasihatkan menyimpan senaskah tugasan yang diserahkan untuk rujukan sendiri. / You must submit your assignment ON-LINE via the MyVLE. Refer to the portal for instructions on the procedures to submit your assignment on-line. You are advised to keep a copy of your submitted assignment for personal reference.6. Anda hanya boleh menghantar tugasan SEKALI sahaja dalam SATU fail. / You can submit your assignment ONCE only in a SINGLE file.7. Tugasan anda hendaklah diserahkan antara 10 April 2012 hingga 22 April 2012. Serahan selepas 22 April 2012 TIDAK akan diterima. / Your assignment must be submitted between 10 April 2012 and 22 April 2012. Submission after 22 April 2012 will NOT be accepted. 1
  2. 2. 8. Tugasan hendaklah disiapkan secara individu. Anda dilarang meniru tugasan orang lain. Anda juga dilarang sama sekali memplagiat kerja orang lain sebagai kerja sendiri. / Your assignment should be prepared individually. You should not copy another person’s assignment. You should also not plagiarise another person’s work as your own. SOALAN TUGASAN /ASSIGNMENT QUESTION 1. You are required to find information on important skills that employers are looking for in graduates. 2. For this assignment, you are only allowed to find information from reliable sources—credible websites, journal and newspaper articles. Below are examples of sources that you can utilise for your report: Title of newspaper Top jobs only for those who know the language well article Writers Hariati Azizan and Lee Yen Mun Source The Star Date of publication August 10, 2011 Title of newspaper Don: English standard for undergraduates is still not article up to par Source Bernama Source The Star Date of publication November 7, 2011 Title of journal article Globalisation’s Impact on Soft Skills Demand in the Malaysian Workforce and Organisations: What makes graduates employable? Writer Kahirol Mohd Salleh, Nur Lisa Sulaiman, Khairul Nazry Talib Source Proceedings of the 1st UPI International Conference on Technical and Vocational Education and Training Date of publication November 2010 3. Find a few more articles and books and make notes from these sources. 4. Based on the notes made, prepare an academic report of approximately 2000- 2500 words on the following: a) The important skills that employers are looking for in graduates 2
  3. 3. b) Suggestions for future graduates, government bodies or educational institutions in Malaysia to ensure that future graduates are equipped with the skills listed. *An academic report resembles an academic essay. However, an academic report is divided accordingly using appropriate headings and subheadings.5. Your academic report should have the following sections: Preliminaries - Table of Content (containing the main content and page number) Main Content Introduction o The introduction should contain background information on the topic, for example, the challenges faced by future graduates in Malaysia. o The introduction must contain a statement of purpose or a thesis statement. This statement would provide the reader the general idea of what would be discussed in the body of your report. Body of Academic Report o In the body of your report you should provide clear explanation on at least FIVE (5) different skills that employers are looking for in future graduates. o Appropriate deliberations and examples are necessary to make your points clear. It is essential that you substantiate your points with experts’ opinions and survey findings. Suggestions o Provide logical suggestions for future graduates, government bodies and educational institutions to ensure that future graduates are equipped with the skills that you have listed. Reference List Write proper in-text citations when including external sources in writing. o Students are required to paraphrase or to summarise information from external sources and not only lifting word-by-word from any external sources. 3
  4. 4. o A reference list should be prepared to acknowledge all sources utilised in writing. o The reference list should utilise the APA citation style (as shown in Topic 5 of OUMH1103). GUIDELINES FOR ANSWERING TASK1. To know more on how to write a good essay type of assignment, read Topic 5 of the module.2. To answer this task, you need to search for information. a) Information on essential skills for future graduates can be found on the Internet through search engines (i.e. Google, Yahoo). Read Topics 7, 8 and 9 of your OUMH1103 module to learn more about Information Retrieval Skills. b) To retrieve more information on the topic, read Topics 7, 8 and 9 of your OUMH1103 module to learn about Information Retrieval Skills. c) Select only scholarly articles/ books/ websites that are relevant to the assignment topic. The resources of information obtained and used in your writing must be listed in the Reference section.3. Marks will be granted as below: 4
  5. 5. NO ASSESSMENT INDEX MISSING POOR AVERAGE GOOD EXCELLENT MARKS CRITERIA ITEM (MAX) WEIGHT 0 1 2 3 41 Introduction 1 No Introduction has Introduction has Introduction has Introduction is well- 4 introduction inadequate adequate adequate developed and development and does development but development and contains clear thesis not contain a clear statement of purpose/ contains clear statement of purpose thesis statement was thesis or contains faulty not clear thesis2 Body 2 No body Body paragraphs are Body paragraphs are Body paragraphs Body paragraphs 8 paragraphs: paragraph not well-developed not adequately contain contain well- Findings (Five and contain many developed but contain adequately developed, logical important skills) illogical and irrelevant some logical and developed, and relevant ideas ideas relevant ideas logical and relevant ideas Writing clearly Essay demonstrates Essay demonstrates demonstrates in- very little some understanding Essay depth understanding understanding of the of the issue demonstrates in- of the issue issue depth understanding of the issue3 Suggestions 2 No suggestion Suggestions given are Suggestions given are Most suggestions All suggestions 8 generally reasonably acceptable given are given are logical, inappropriate with some being appropriate appropriate and inappropriate workable.4 Coherence 1 No coherence Writing is generally Writing is partly Most writing Writing has a good 4 incoherent due to coherent but some flows due to flow due to effective ineffective utilisation parts are incoherent effective use of use of cohesive of cohesive devices. due to ineffective cohesive devices devices utilisation of cohesive There is clear and Unclear and illogical devices. Clear and logical logical connection connections in most Unclear and illogical connection between parts of 5
  6. 6. parts of writing. connections in some between parts of writing parts of writing. writing5 References 0.5 No reference Writing is not cited References and Most writing is Writing is properly 2 and referenced OR citations contain a properly cited cited and referenced Inappropriate style of number of errors. and referenced. referencing/ citing external sources.6 Language 1 Not structured Limited range of Sentences are Most sentences Sentences are varied 4 and full of structures utilised and moderately varied but are varied and are and are skillfully mistakes many are wrongly some are wrongly skillfully constructed constructed constructed constructed Writing is free from Essay has serious flaw Essay may have some Essay may have a flaws in grammar mistakes in grammar mistakes in grammar few mistakes in and mechanics and mechanics that and mechanics that grammar and seriously affect sometimes affect mechanics but reader’s understanding reader’s these mistakes do understanding not affect readers’ understanding TOTAL 7.5 TOTAL 30 POINTS 6
  7. 7. PENILAIAN / EVALUATIONTugasan ini akan menyumbangkan 40% markah kepada kursus tersebut dan akan dinilaiberdasarkan kepada Rubrik. / This assignment accounts for 40% of the marks for thecourse mentioned and shall be assessed based on the Rubrics.Anda akan dimaklumkan tentang markah tugasan ini sebelum Peperiksaan AkhirSemester bermula / You would be informed of the assignment mark before the FinalSemester Examination commences.PLAGIARISME: POTONGAN MARKAH / PLAGIARISM: MARKS DEDUCTIONAmaran: Tugasan yang diserahkan secara automatik akan disemak untuk persamaan.Jika plagiarisme dikesan, markah akan dipotong seperti berikut: / Warning: Thesubmitted assignment will automatically undergo a similarity check. If plagiarism isdetected, marks would be deducted as follows: Tugasan dengan pertindihan kandungan antara 10 - 30 % : potongan 20% daripada jumlah markah yang diperoleh. Tugasan dengan pertindihan kandungan antara 31 - 50 % : potongan 40% daripada jumlah markah yang diperoleh. Tugasan dengan pertindihan kandungan lebih daripada 50%: Markah sifar akan diberikan.• Assignments with 10 - 30 % overlap with others: 20% deduction from the total marks scored.• Assignments with 31 - 50 % overlap with others: 40% deduction from the total marks scored.• Assignments with more than 50% overlap with others: Zero mark would be given. MUKA SURAT TAMAT / END OF PAGE 7
  9. 9. Isi KandunganSoalan 1 Muka surat1.0 Pengenalan 32.0 Definisi 3 2.1 Visual 33.0 Prinsip Reka bentuk visual 4 3.1 Simplisiti 4 3.2 Dominan 5 3.3 Pola 6 3.4 Seimbang 7 3.5 Variasi 8 3.6 Harmoni 94.0 Penutup 10Soalan 21.0 Pengenalan 102.0 Definisi 11 2.1 Kemahiran Berfikir 113.0 Tujuan Kemahiran Berfikir 114.0 Jenis Kemahiran Kritis 12 4.1 Kemahiran Membuat Urutan 12 4.2 Kemahiran Mengkategori / Mengklasifikasi 14 4.3 Kemahiran Meramal 15 4.4 Kemahiran Membuat Inferens 16 9
  10. 10. 5.0 Penutup 176.0 Bibliografi 18 10
  11. 11. 5.0 Penutup 176.0 Bibliografi 18 10
  12. 12. 5.0 Penutup 176.0 Bibliografi 18 10