Assignment Brief Academic Year 2020-2021
Module code and title: FY027: Preparing for Success at University: Self Development and Responsibility Module leader: Diana Munoz
Assignment No. and type: CW1/ PR1: Oral Presentation Assessment weighting: 40%
Submission time and date: 24/04/2021 Target feedback time and date:
In this assignment, you will undertake a group project and deliver a 15 minute group presentation on the subject of how to be an effective student.
You will be expected to devote substantial time to completing this project independently, in addition to any scheduled teaching in the module. It will be your collective group responsibility to organise this independent study.
Each member of the group will be required to submit their group’s slides, or presentation media, via the submission point for PR1 on Blackboard. These must be identical to the copies submitted by the other group members.
Any secondary sources used should be listed in a Reference List using Harvard.
Presentations will take place in weeks 12 and 13 of the module.
This assignment has been designed to provide you with an opportunity to demonstrate your achievement of the following module learning outcomes:
LO 1 Demonstrate effective communication skills, applicable to academic and professional contexts.
LO 2 Work effectively with others in the delivery of a group project
• Written work submitted as part of this assignment should be presented in Arial 12, 1.5 line spacing
• Other submissions should be submitted in an appropriate format, as agreed with your supervisor: Each member of the group will be required to submit the presentation media via the submission point for PR1 on Blackboard. These must be identical to the copies submitted by the other group members.
Internal approval: Ina Stan, 28/01/19 External approval: Name, Date
Referencing and research requirements
Please reference your work according to the Harvard style as defined in Cite Them Right Online (http://www.citethemrightonline.com). This information is also available in book form: Pears, R. and Shields, G. (2016) Cite them right: the essential reference guide. 10th edn. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Copies are available via the University library.
How your work will be assessed
Your work will be assessed on the extent to which it demonstrates your achievement of the stated learning outcomes for this assignment (see above) and against other key criteria, as defined in the University’s Foundation Year grading descriptors.
This assignment will be marked according to the grading descriptors for Foundation Level. Assessment Criteria
Information Presentation 30%
Analysis and Criticality 35% Written Communication 35%
• You are reminded of the University’s regulations on academic misconduct, which can be viewed on the University website: https://bucks.ac.uk/ data/assets/pdf_file/0024/9546/Academic-Misconduct- Policy.pdf. In submitting your assignment, you are acknowledging that you have read and understood these regulations
• Please also note that work that is submitted up to 10 working days beyond the submission date will be considered a late submission. Late submissions will be marked and the actual mark recorded, but will be capped at the pass mark (typically 40%), provided that the work is of a passing standard. Work submitted after this period will not be marked and will be treated as a non-submission.