BUS413 NL ASSIGNMENT FRONT SHEET
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Programme : BA Business ProgrammeLevel : 4
Academic Year : 2012/13Term : Autumn (Oct 12 – DEC 13)
Module title : Negotiated Learning Assignment no. : 3
Module code: BUS413Word guide: 2400 - 2500
Percentage Weighting of this assignment for the module: 60% Issue date : Return date :
Lecturer : Dr. Ying LiuSecond marker :
You are required to write a piece of Literary Critique in summary and comparison of THREE literary items. The literary items are research papers peer reviewed and published. The length of your written work is between 2400 to 2500 words.
Notes for students :
1.Hard copy of this assignment should stapled in the top left corner and submitted to the School Office 2.Electronic copy of this assignment should be submitted through the Turitin software 3.10% of marks are awarded for satisfactory referencing and/or presentation of a bibliography where either is required. Note that all referenced work should be obtained from credible sources. 4.Students should ensure that they comply with Glyndŵr University’s plagiarism policy. 5.Students should make correct use of the Harvard referencing method.
Learning Outcomes Tested in this Assignment :
1.Select with justification an area of study for development and reflection. 2.Negotiate specific learning outcomes to include appropriate knowledge underpinning in dialogue with module tutor. 3.Complete a piece of negotiated study in the form agreed and systematically analyse and reflect upon the knowledge base, relevant theory and concepts and the learning that has taken place. 4.Produce a well expressed, logically sequenced account of tasks performed and the learning derived from them.
Would students please note that achievement of the learning outcomes for this assessment is demonstrated against the assessment criteria shown below (which are not necessarily weighted equally). All marks/grades remain indicative until they have been considered and confirmed by the Assessment Board
Assessment CriteriaMarks AwardedMarks Available
1Organisation of the material and presentation of the review
2Summaries of the articles
3Comparison of the articles
4Discussion and Conclusions
5Mastering Harvard Referencing System
5.1 In-text references 5
5.2 Bibliographic references 10
6Quality of academic English
7Feedback from supervision
7.1 Content of discussion with tutor and work progression 5
7.2 Time Management5
Additional Comments from Second marker or External Examiner (if required) :
Negotiated Learning 1. – BUS413
Literature Review, 4000 words ± 10%
You are required to select a topic of your choice in business or management area and agree it with the tutor. It must relate substantially to a management or business problem or a more specifically related problem for those students following a specialist undergraduate route (marketing, accounting, etc). Thus, any technical aspects should only be of marginal or contextual significance to the study. In cases where technical aspects are unavoidably woven into your topic area, you should ensure that the emphasis of your study is at least 70% upon managerial or business aspects.
You are required to produce 2400-2500 words literary critique aiming to summarise and compare three literary items. The three literary items al must be research papers peer reviewed and published. You make a comparison of...