MGT502_Assessment_1A_Brief_Annotated Bibliography_Module 3.1 Page 1 of 5 ASSESSMENT 1A BRIEFSubject Code and TitleMGT502 Business CommunicationAssessmentPart A: Annotated BibliographyIndividual/GroupIndividualLength1500 wordsLearning OutcomesThis assessment addresses the following Subject LearningOutcomes:a) Apply research, academic and communication skillsappropriate to the level of study and observeacademicreferencing requirementsb) Critically analyse texts and/or multimedia material in botha business and academic contextSubmission12 Week Delivery: Due by 11:55pm AEDT Friday of Module 3.1(week 5)Intensive class: Due by 11:55pm AEDT Friday of Module 3.1(week 3)Weighting30 %Total Marks30 marks ContextThe assessment supports students in developing their skills and knowledge in sourcingbooks, periodicals and other documents, as well as evaluating the relevance, accuracy, andquality of the materials. Creating an annotated bibliography calls for the application ofsuccinct analytical and reflective skills, as well as informed online and library research. Thisassessment provides experience and understanding of information literacy and the analysisand synthesis of a range of resources involved in academic research and writing.MGT502_Assessment_1A_Brief_Annotated Bibliography_Module 3.1 Page 2 of 5InstructionsIn this assessment, you will address a contemporary organisational or business issue andapply research skills to identify, select and analyse 10 sources to form an annotatedbibliography. The issue and resources used in Assessment 1A will also form the basis forAssessment 1B – Forming an Argument.A digital communications topic will be selected by your lecturer in week 1. The selectedtopic will be the basis of student research for all three assessments.Your lecturer will stipulate the topic in your Announcements on Blackboard.When examining a topic(decided by the facilitator), consider the following:• Locate material (books, periodicals, white papers and other documents) that maycontain useful information and ideas on your issue.• Briefly examine and review the items and select 10 that represent a variety ofperspectives on the issue.• Write an annotation of 150 words for each reference summarising the central themeand scope. The annotation should include one or more sentences that,o evaluate the authority or background of the authoro comment on the intended audienceo compare or contrast this work with another you have citedo explain how this work illuminates your bibliography topic• Reference the book, article, or document using APA 7thstyle in the reference list.o Use at least 1 in-text citation per annotation.Be sure to review a variety of resources before selecting the 10 most suitable ones. Pleaseinclude a title page, use the APA 7th referencing style, and list the materials in alphabeticalMGT502_Assessment_1A_Brief_Annotated Bibliography_Module 3.1 Page 3 of 5order.Students are responsible for:• Staying within the word limit• Keeping drafts and backups of their assignment• Submitting the assignment via Blackboard by the due date• Ensuring their assignment is written and submitted while observing and committingto the Academic Integrity policyPlease note that if you require an extension for this assignment, you must apply using theuniversity application form and provide verifiable evidence of extenuating circumstancesbefore the due date and include your most recent draft. Please also treat the prescribedword limit as a limit not to be breached.Referencing:It is essential that you use the appropriate APA style for citing and referencing research.Please see more information on referencing herehttp://library.laureate.net.au/research_skills/referencingSubmission Instructions:Submit your assignment in Assessment 1A – Annotated Bibliography submission link in themain navigation menu in MGT502 Business Communication by 11:55 pm AEST.A rubric will be attached to the assessment. The Learning Facilitator will provide feedbackvia the Grade Centre in the LMS portal. Feedback can be viewed in My Grades.Marking Rubric:Your assessment will be marked against the rubric which is shown on the next pages. Pleaseensure that your submission addresses all three of the Assessment Attributes in the rubric.MGT502_Assessment_1A_Brief_Annotated Bibliography_Module 3.1 Page 4 of 5Assessment Rubric AssessmentAttributesFail (Unacceptable)0-49%Pass(Functional)50-64%Credit(Proficient)65-74%Distinction(Advanced)75 -84%High Distinction(Exceptional)85-100%Evaluation of sourcesand informationselected for annotatedbibliographyPercentage for thiscriterion40 %Limited understanding ofkey concepts required toform annotatedbibliography.Confuses logic andemotion. Informationtaken from reliablesources but without acoherent analysis orsynthesis.Viewpoints of experts aretaken as fact with littlequestioning.Resembles a recall orsummary of key ideas.Often conflates/confusesassertion of personalopinion with informationsubstantiated by evidencefrom the research/coursematerials.Analysis and evaluation donot reflect expertjudgement, intellectualindependence, rigor andadaptability.Analyses and summarisesinformation from theresearch/course materials.Demonstrates a capacity toexplain and apply relevantconcepts.Identify logical flaws.Questions viewpoints ofexperts.Discriminates betweenassertion of personalopinion and informationsubstantiated by robustevidence from theresearch/course materialsand extended reading.Well demonstrated capacityto explain and applyrelevant concepts.Viewpoint of experts aresubject to questioning.Systematically and criticallydiscriminates betweenassertion of personalopinion and informationsubstantiated by robustevidence from theresearch/course materialsand extended reading.Information is taken fromsources with a high level ofinterpretation/evaluation todevelop a comprehensivecritical analysis or synthesis.Analysis and evaluationreflect growing judgement,intellectual independence,rigor and adaptability.Identifies gaps inknowledge.Exhibits intellectualindependence, rigor, goodjudgement and adaptability.EffectiveCommunicationPercentage for thisDifficult to understand foraudience, no logical/clearstructure, poor flow ofideas, argument lackssupporting evidence.Audience cannot followInformation, arguments andevidence are presented in away that is not always clearand logical.Line of reasoning is oftendifficult to follow.Information, arguments andevidence are well presented,mostly clear flow of ideas andarguments.Line of reasoning is easy tofollow.Information, arguments andevidence are very wellpresented; the presentationis logical, clear and wellsupported by evidence.Demonstrates anExpertly presented; thepresentation is logical,persuasive, and wellsupported by evidence,demonstrating a clear flowof ideas and arguments. MGT502_Assessment_1A_Brief_Annotated Bibliography_Module 3.1 Page 5 of 5 criterion25 %the line of reasoning.understanding of the topic.Engages and sustainsaudience’s interest in thetopic.Correct citation of keyresources and evidencePercentage for thiscriterion35 %Demonstrates inconsistentuse of good quality,credible and relevantresources to support anddevelop ideasDemonstrates use ofcredible and relevantresources to support anddevelop ideas, but these arenot always explicit or welldeveloped.Demonstrates use of credibleresources to support anddevelop ideas.Demonstrates use of goodquality, credible andrelevant resources tosupport and developarguments and statements.Demonstrates use of highquality, credible andrelevant resources tosupport and developarguments and positionstatements.Show evidence of widescope within theorganisation for sourcingevidence.Show evidence of widescope within and withoutthe organisation forsourcing evidence.
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