HRMT20024, T2 2018 – Assessment 2
Annotated Bibliography Guidelines
HRMT20024, T2 2018 – Assessment 2 Annotated Bibliography Guidelines
|Due date||Week 6, Monday, 20th August 2018, 5:00pm.|
|Any requests for extension must be submitted through the CQU system at least 48 hours prior to the due date, with relevant supporting documents.Late submissions without approval will result in a penalty of 5% (1.5 marks) per day.|
|Length||2,000 words ± 10%|
|Learning outcomes||1, 2, 3, 4|
|Assessment Purpose||The primary purpose of this assessment is to enhance students’ research, analysis and referencing skills.The secondary purpose is to give students the opportunity to demonstrate their critical thinking and written communication skills.
The third purpose is to demonstrate that you have commenced appropriate research for Assessment 3.
Before starting this assessment, please read the assessment rubric at the end of this document. You should always check the unit website for specific instructions, which may be updated continuously.
|Assessment Task||You are required to compile an Annotated bibliography of 5 peer-reviewed journal articles.Step 1. Select an industry sector.
Read the Assessment 3 Essay task and identify which sector you will study for Assessments 2 and 3 (e.g. agriculture; construction; financial services; health care; hospitality; manufacturing; mining; retail; transport).
Step 2. Undertake research of the recent academic literature since 2013. Identify five (5) academic peer reviewed journal articles relevant to the Assessment 3 Essay topic. It is suggested that you align your selected articles with the unit themes from Weeks 3 to 5 (e.g. job design, HR planning, recruitment and selection). It is recommended that you undertake your research via the online ‘search’ of CQUniversity Library. You cannot use articles from your Assessment 1 presentation for Assessment 2.
Step 3. Write 2 paragraphs on each article (400 words)
For each journal article, you are to write approximately 400 words in two paragraphs. The first paragraph will summarise the main ideas of the article, identifying the hypothesis, purpose, research methodology and conclusions. The second paragraph will identify how you will use that article in relation to the Assessment 3 Essay.
Step 4. Use an appropriate format
Present your Annotated bibliography in a format similar to that provided below. For more information, see the library guide for writing an annotated bibliography. http://libguides.library.cqu.edu.au/ld.php?content_id=37972692
|Sample format||Introduction (100 words)Identify which sector you have chosen, and briefly outline the topics you have selected for this annotated bibliography
Article 1 (400 words)
Reference. [Insert the full reference here, in APA style]
Key words: [insert the key words from the article]
Para 1. Summarise the main ideas of the article, identifying the hypothesis, purpose, research methodology and conclusions.
This article examines [explain …]. The purpose/research question of the article is [explain…]. The research methodology is [explain …] The article finds/concludes [summarise]
Para 2 Critique the article, and tell us how it is useful in your study.
While this study applies to the public sector, its findings are useful in my study of xyz sector because [explain …]. I will use these findings to analyse my sector [explain how …].
Then repeat for your next 4 articles
|References||APA referencing. For more information, see : https://www.cqu.edu.au/?a=14033|
|Submitting||All assessments must be submitted through the Moodle site. No email submissions will be accepted. All assessments submitted electronically through Moodle must be through the Student Portal http://my.cqu.edu.au • Failure to submit electronically will be taken as a failure to submit and therefore a zero (0) score will apply to the specific assessment. No assessment coversheet is needed to be attached while submitting through Moodle|
|Plagiarism||Copy detection software (TurnitIn) is used in this course and work found in contravention of the copying and plagiarism rules will be investigated. Penalties apply in the case of proven instances of copying, plagiarism and academic dishonesty. Please check the following links to know more about TurnitIn: http://turnitin.com/en_us/training/student-training/viewing-originality-reports http://turnitin.com/en_us/training/student-training/about-originalitycheckTurnitIn is only a tool and judgement needs to be used when you view your Originality Report. TurnitIn does not make a judgement as to what is referenced properly, it highlights the non-original material in a piece of work. You should use the similarity score as a guide only and must then check the originality report to determine whether or not changes need to be made to the assessment.|
|Required||Students must familiarise themselves with the following policies and procedures at http://policy.cqu.edu.au:Assessment and examination policy and procedures – Assessment of Coursework Policy
Assessment of Coursework Principles Assessment of Coursework Procedures
HRMT20024 Assessment 2 Rubric – Annotated Bibliography
|Key Criteria||Exceeds Expectations (High Distinction) 85-100%||Exceeds Expectations (Distinction) 75 – 84%||Meets Expectations (Credit) 65 – 74%||Meets Expectations (Pass) 50 – 64%||Below Expectations (Fail) below 50%|
|Research 40%||Utilises 5 excellent sources that are current, from credible sources and highly relevant to Assessment 3.||Utilises 5 very good sources that are current, credible, and relevant to Assessment 3.||Utilises 5 sources that are current and appropriate for use in Assessment 3.||Utilises 5 sources that are somewhat relevant for Assessment 3.||Utilises sources that are not sufficient in quantity, quality or relevance to Assessment 3|
|The assessment presents a detailed and focused summary of the ideas presented (para 1), demonstrating a high level ability to identify HRM strategies and practices||The assessment presents a fairly detailed and focused summary of the ideas presented (para 1)||The assessment presents a somewhat detailed and focused summary of the ideas presented (para 1)||The assessment provides limited detail with no clear summary of the ideas presented (para 1)||The assessment fails to provide any clear evidence of the ideas presented (para 1)|
|Argument 30%||Excellent and logical argument about the value of each article to the contemporary HRM issues in Assessment 3 topic, and excellent identification of the issues for your selected sector (para 2)||Strong argument about the value of each article to the contemporary HRM issues in Assessment 3 topic and very good identification of the issues for your selected sector (para 2)||Some argument about the value of each article to the contemporary HRM issues Assessment 3 topic andvgood identification of the issues for your selected sector (para 2)||Weak argument and no discussion of the contemporary HRM issues in Assessment 3, and/or limited identification of the issues for your selected sector (para 2)||Little or no argument (para 2) or little relevance to the HRM issues in Assessment 3, and little or no identification of the issues for your selected sector.|
|Structure 15%||The ideas are arranged in an extremely logical, structured and coherent manner.||The ideas are arranged in a fairly logical, structured and coherent manner.||The ideas are arranged in a logical, some-what structured and coherent manner.||The ideas appear less logical, structured and presents in fairly incoherent manner.||There is little, if any, coherent structure to the document.|
| Presentation and quality of writing
| Quality of writing at a very high standard.
Correct grammar, spelling and punctuation.
| Quality of writing is of a high standard.
Few grammar, spelling and punctuation mistakes.
| Quality of writing is of a good standard.
Few grammar, spelling and punctuation mistakes.
| Some problems with sentence structure and presentation
Frequent grammar, punctuation and spelling mistakes. Use of inappropriate language.
| Quality of writing is at a very poor standard so barely understandable.
Many spelling mistakes. Little or no evidence of proof reading.
|Late assessment penalty||5% per day x 30 marks = 1.5 marks per day|
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