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HI5016 International Trade and Enterprise HOLMES INSTITUTEFACULTY OFHIGHER EDUCATION Group Assessment: Research Paper 1- Details and Submission GuidelinesTrimesterT1 2021Unit CodeHI5016Unit TitleInternational Trade and EnterpriseAssessmentGroup ReportPurpose of theassessment (withULO Mapping)Students are required to work in groups of up to four. While working in a specificgroup, students are required to apply their knowledge learned in Online Prerecorded Lectures, Additional Materials and Interactive Tutorial Sessions of thiscourse unit to write a report (Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4).Also, students may choose to work alone as a SOLO group (note in BB theconditions of Solo group work). ASSESSMENT TYPE/TitleWEIGHTLEARNINGOUTCOMESWordLimitDue dateWritten report40%1, 2, 3, 4≤ 3000Week 10, FridayMay 28, 2021 Page 2 of 8HI5016 International Trade and EnterpriseAssignment SpecificationsPurpose:Students are expected to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of a chosentopic by applying international trade theories and concepts learnt during Week 1 to Week9. The in-depth analysis of the chosen topic, should be supported by data/statistics,figures, tables and relevant literature.In this assignment, students are required to do better than recycle the lecture materials. Studentsare to research the chosen topic in more depth providing evidence of independent research.Detailed requirements of the assignmentYou are a group of advisors working in the Department of Trade and Foreign Affairs inAustralia.As advisors you are required to write a report covering the following topics,based on the past 5 years, in which you compare two countries. Each group must choosetwo countries (not including Australia). This report should provide useful information forthe Department of Trade and Foreign Affairs for appropriate strategic decision making forAustralia and multinational enterprises in the country. The report should use a variety ofresources, including the textbook, newspapers, industry reports, the ABS website, andother sources.Research Topics1. Comparative advantage⎯ Choose any two countries chosen from the list of countries listed inAnnex 1. For each country, identify an industry or industries in whichthe chosen countries have comparativeadvantage. You must userelevant data/statistics to support your analysis used in theidentification⎯ Explain the reasons/sources of the comparative advantage in each of the chosencountries⎯ Suggest ways to improve the comparative advantage in each country⎯ Reasons for the flow of trade and investment, the factorsaffecting the industry orindustries and how Australia canbenefit from these countries2. Terms of Trade⎯ Choose any two countries from the list of countries listed in Annex1. For each country analyse its terms-of-trade trend over the last 10years using relevant facts/figures⎯ Identify and analyse factors affecting the trend in the terms-of-trade forPage 3 of 8HI5016 International Trade and Enterpriseeach of the chosencountries⎯ Analyse how the terms-of-trade affect welfare in the chosen countries⎯ Advise the Minister on any benefits from these countries to Australia3. Export Subsidies in Agriculture, Wind/Solar energy industry⎯ Choose either an agriculture or a wind/solar energy industry fromany country listed inAnnex 1 that currently provides export subsidiesto the industries. Discuss positive andnegative aspects of the exportsubsidies on the country’s economy.⎯ Evaluate the effects of the export subsidies on the country’swelfare using relevantsupporting data/statistics and literature⎯ Examine the effects of effects of the subsidies on Australia (Onlyapplies if the countrychosen is not Australia. However, if thecountry is Australia explain the effects of the subsidies to othercountries)4. Pattern of Trade⎯ Choose any two countries from the listed countries in Annex 1. For eachcountry, describe itspattern of trade over the last 30 years using relevantdata⎯ Identify and analyse factors responsible for a changing trade pattern in the chosencountries⎯ In your opinion, discuss if your findings conform with what the trade theories predict⎯ Examine the effects of the pattern of trade on AustraliaTo be eligible to pass this unit, you must complete all forms of assessment anddemonstrate achievement of the learning outcomes. All assignments must besubmitted electronically ONLY usinga word processor, uploaded to Blackboard viathe Final Check and Submission of SafeAssign.Submission deadlines are strictly enforced and a late submission incurs penalties of5 (five) % of the assessment value per calendar day unless an extension and/orspecial consideration has been grantedby the lecturer prior to the assessmentdeadline. Unless an extension and/or special consideration has been granted, noassessments are accepted after 14 calendar days of the due date, or the end of thetrimester.File Exchange tool:All the academic papers that are used in the assignment need to be posted on BB byusing File Exchangetool (Instruction in page 5, for further questions and advice, referto your lecturer). Student needs to highlight the discussion in the academic paperwhich is relevant to the discussion in the assignment. Academic papers can be foundin ProQuest (ProQuest instruction can be found in page 5 and 6. Assignment will bemarked ZERO if does not include references list STUDENT ASSESSMENT SUBMISSION AND LATE PENALTIESGroup Assessment Plan Page 4 of 8HI5016 International Trade and EnterpriseHow to do group assignment – Instruction• A Group can choose a communication and collaboration tool(s) of yourchoice. Allcommunication and collaboration tools are already enabled andaccessible for any group.Page 5 of 8HI5016 International Trade and Enterprise ToolDescriptionFile ExchangeGroup members and instructors can share files in this area. All members canadd and delete files, regardless of who added them.Group BlogIn the group area, all members of a group can create entries for the same blogand build on each entry. All course members can read and comment on a groupblog, but they can’t make posts unless they are members of the group.Instructors can choose to grade group blogs. All group members receive thesame grade.Group JournalIn the group area, all members of a group can view each other’s entries. Onlygroup members and instructors can view a group journal. Instructors canchoose to grade group journals. All group members receive the same grade.Send EmailGroup members can email individual members or the entire group. Exchange files with a group• With file exchange, you can share files with other members of your group, including yourinstructor.• You can’t create folders in file exchange. With your group, decide how you want to name files sothat they are easier to locate in a long list.Add a file to the file exchange (i)(ii)(iii)(iv)Group Tools > File Exchange > Add FileAdd a name for the file you want to upload. Browse for the file and submit.Delete a file from the file exchangeYou can delete any file, even if you didn’t upload it. On the File Exchange page, select Deletein the file’s menu. Group BlogAll the group members can discuss about the assignment by using Group Blog. Once you are allocatedin a group, you can see this function.Group > Group Tools > Group Blog > Create Blog EntryNote: All the discussion about group assignment needs to be recorded by using Group Blog tool(Instruction in page 5, for further question, please advise your lecturer). The discussion must relevantto the content of the assignment and reflects the outcome of the group meeting.ProQuestTo loginGo to: http://www.holmes.edu.au/ > Login > ProquestUSERNAME: holmes2004PASSWORD: holmesPage 6 of 8HI5016 International Trade and EnterprisePage 7 of 8HI5016 International Trade and EnterpriseSome countries of the world – Choose any 2 for your comparative study AAfghanistanAlbaniaAlgeriaAngolaArgentinaArmeniaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanBBahrainBangladeshBelarusBelgiumBeninBhutanBoliviaBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswanaBrazilBruneiBulgariaBurkina FasoBurundiCCambodiaCameroonCanadaCentral African Republic (CAR)ChadChileChinaColombiaCong RepublicCosta RicaCote d’IvoireCongoCroatiaCubaDDenmarkDjiboutiDominicaDominican RepublicDemocratic Republic of CongoEEcuadorEgyptEl SalvadorEquatorial GuineaEritreaEstoniaEswatiniEthiopiaFFijiFinlandFranceGGabonGambiaGeorgiaGermanyGhanaGreeceGuatemalaGuineaGuinea-BissauHHaitiHungaryIIndiaIndonesiaIranIraqIrelandIsraelItalyJJamaicaJapanJordanKKazakhstanKenyaKosovoKuwaitKyrgyzstanLLaosLatviaLebanonLesothoLiberiaLibyaLiechtensteinLithuaniaLuxembourgMMadagascarMalawiMalaysiaMaldivesMaliMauritaniaMauritiusMexicoMoldovaMongoliaMontenegroMoroccoMozambiqueMyanmarNNamibiaNepalNetherlandsNew ZealandNicaraguaNigerNigeriaNorth KoreaNorth MacedoniaNorwayOOmanPPakistanPanamaPapua New GuineaParaguayPeruPhilippinesPolandPortugalQQatarRRomaniaRussiaRwandaSSamoaSao Tome andPrincipeSaudi ArabiaSenegalSerbiaSeychellesSierra LeoneSingaporeSlovakiaSloveniaSolomon IslandsSomaliaSouth AfricaSouth KoreaSouth SudanSpainSri LankaSudanSurinameSwedenSwitzerlandSyriaTTaiwanTajikistanTanzaniaThailandTogoTongaTrinidad and TobagoTunisiaTurkeyUUgandaUkraineUnited Arab Emirates (UAE)United Kingdom (UK)United States of America (USA)UruguayUzbekistanVVanuatuVenezuelaVietnamYYemenZZambiaZimbabwe Marking Rubric for HI5016 Business Report CriteriaLittle or no valuegenerated(Fail)Some value generated(Pass)Acceptable/averagevalue(Credit)Good understanding oftask (Good valuePresented)(Distinction)Excellent understanding ofthe task (Excellent valuepresented)(HD)Countries or Countryunder investigation5Little or irrelevantinformation providedabout the countries underinvestigation[< 2.5]Some relevant informationprovided about country orcountries underinvestigation[2.5]Good informationprovided about countryor countries underinvestigation[3.5]Very good and precisecountry backgroundinformation provided[4]Excellent and precisecountry or countriesbackground informationprovided[5]Understanding of thetopic Chosen and itssignificance toInternational Trade10Little or no insight on thetopic with manyirrelevancies[< 5]Some insight backgroundabout topic with someirrelevancies[5]Some clear backgroundon the topic underinvestigation[7]A very clear and conciseunderstandingbackground on the topic[8]Excellent and cleardescription andunderstanding of the topicunder investigation[10]Analysis, findings,discussion10Little or irrelevantanalysis, findings anddiscussion provided withno clear data[< 5]Some relevant analysis,findings and discussionprovided with some cleardata[5]Good analysis, findingsand discussion providedwith data and tables[7]Very good analysis,findings and discussionprovided with clear data,tables and graphs[8]Excellent analysis, findingsand discussion providedwith clear data, tables andgraphs linked to theory[10]Recommendations andconclusion5Little or irrelevantrecommendations andconclusion[< 2.5]Little and some relevantrecommendations andconclusion[2.5]Good recommendationsthat promoteinternational andconclusion[3.5]Very good and preciserecommendations thatpromote internationaltrade and conclusion[4]Excellent recommendationsthat promote internationaltrade recommendations andwith a precise conclusion[5]The degree of research,the format, structure,presentation, and writingof the report, plusreferencing10Not good and relevantresearch with manymistakes in referencing. –May not have followedkey question selectionguidance, or may notmeet formatrequirements, such asclear discussions, titles orheadings[< 5]Evidence of reasonableresearch with some mistakesin referencing. -Meet formatrequirements to a reasonablestandard, but could beimproved with a clearerstructure and headings[5]Evidence of good andrelevant research withcorrect referencing. –Meet formatrequirements to a goodstandard, including clearstructure and headings[7]Evidence of very goodand relevant researchwith correct referencing.-Meet formatrequirements to a verygood standard, includingclear structure andheadings[8]Excellent, comprehensiveand relevant research withreferencing correct in allrespects. – Meet formatrequirements to animpeccable standard,including clear structureand headings[10]Maximum mark = 40 HI5016 International Trade and Enterprise


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