200336 Business Academic Skills
College of Business -- School of Marketing
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Unit name and number:| 200336 Business Academic Skills|
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Title of assignment:| Learning Task: Essay development|
Length:| About 800 words|
Date due:| In your week 10 workshop AND the BAS vUWS/Turnitin assignment box by 11am of the day of your workshop in Week 10 (beginning 3 May 2010)| Date submitted:| |
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200336 Business Academic Skills
Learning Task: Essay Development
(Ungraded; does not contribute to your final mark)
ABOUT THE TASK
This learning task is divided into two parts:
* Part A – Compiling a reference list
* Part B – Constructing an essay plan
In order to gain the full benefit from this learning task you must complete both Part A and Part B. More details on what is required for each part is shown below on subsequent pages.
NOTE: This is a learning task and so does not contribute to your final mark for this unit. Accordingly this learning task is optional and so you do not need to complete it. However, you are strongly advised to complete this learning task as it is considered the feedback that you will receive will significantly improve your chances of getting a good mark for the related ‘Assessment Task: Essay’. Students should keep in mind that the ‘Assessment Task: Essay’ is worth 50% of the overall assessment for this unit.
The purpose of this learning task is to help you prepare for the ‘Assessment Task: Essay’ by giving you timely feedback on your submission of this learning task.
In your week 10 workshop AND the BAS vUWS/Turnitin assignment box by 11am of the day of your workshop in Week 10 (beginning 3 May 2010)
About 800 words.
Presentation for this learning task should have:
* securely assembled together all relevant pages of the template, including the feedback guide sheets, * entries put into headers and footers where requested as well as at the top of the feedback guide, * use either Times New Roman or Arial font with a font size of 12, and * have paragraph text left justified and double spaced with an extra space between paragraphs.
Feedback on this task
In this task, we will look at the specific skills involved in compiling a reference list and constructing an essay plan. For details about the specific skills we will focus on, refer to the feedback criteria shown at the end of this document.
Student Learning Unit online support
One way of using the detailed feedback about your performance, is to look at areas of deficiency and then use the online support facilities provided by the Student Learning Unit (SLU) on academic writing. Information about these online support facilities can be accessed from the SLU website by entering the following URL:
Online support can then be found by...