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SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, BUILDING & DESIGN

Foundation in Natural and Built Environment (FNBE)


Effective Public Communication [COM 30103]
Assignment: Photo blog

Assignm
ent

To demonstrate the principles of


communication and behaviour in analyzing
interaction with others, both at individual
and at group levels.

LO
As per
stated in the
module

Week 11
30%

Blog

12th October,
2015

INTRODUCTION

This assignment evaluates students academic writing skills. It also


evaluates the
students ability to research information to support the arguments
proposed in the
blog, to cite the sources of information and also to provide a list of
references. Additionally, it allows for increased feelings of ownership of
knowledge and
learning that supports realistic and authentic ways to participate in
learning.
Referencing:
All persons, books and other sources of information are to be referenced in accordance with the
APA Style.
OBJECTIVES OF THIS ASSIGNMENT

The objectives of this project are as follows:


To demonstrate the principles of communication and behaviour in analysing interaction with others,
both at individual and at group levels.

LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THIS ASSIGNMENT


The learning outcomes of this assignment are:

Apply the principles of communication and behaviour in analyzing interaction with others, both at
individual and at group levels.

To be aware of the importance of cultural differences and respect cultural differences as well as to
build healthy and positive relationships with fellow students, co-workers and clients.

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To communicate the relevant ideas in a clear, logical and appropriate academic English.

TASKS - METHODOLOGY
Your tasks are as follows:
Assignment type : Photo Blog
Topic

: Food, Culture & Architecture

Total marks

: 30 marks.

Places of interest : Choose any locations of your choice. The locations can be from any
popular spots in Malaysia or abroad.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENT
Presentation of the photo blog is up to the individual group (five to six people) to submit their
works in creative manner by the 12th October, 2015. Each group will be required to produce the
photo blog which consists of 25 to 30 photos of a particular setting or scene at any ONE location
of your choice. In addition to that, include necessary write-up about 20 to 30 words per picture
together with captions to further highlight your story on the blog. The photos should focus on or
portray life in the following areas: a. People

ethnic background, gender, age, description of clothes.

b. Food

types of food available or food presentation at hawker stalls or restaurants.

c. Activities

kinds of activities found in the surrounding of the suggested location.

d. Cultural conservation on buildings Faade, interior and exterior design of the building and
ornamentation.
ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
The assessment for this assignment will be based on:
Your demonstrated understanding of the brief.
The content of the write-upstrength of central idea and relevance to the question.
Clear and coherent organization of ideas and argument.
Ability to use scholarly references to support arguments and ideas.
Grammar and mechanics.

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MARKING CRITERIA

SUGGESTED REFERENCES

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Rueckert , R. (20120- Benefits of Academic Blogging.pdf. Retrieved on 11th September,2012.


Scribd.Inc. Available at http://www.scribd.com/doc/100899679/Rachel-Rueckert-Benefits-ofAcademic-Blogging-pdf
Chan,D. (2012).Benefits of blogging in the classroom . Retrieved on 18th September, 2012.
Available at http://osiriseducational.co.uk/osirisblog/benefits-of-blogging-in-the-classroom

SUGGESTED COVER PAGE / AUTHORSHIP


Should be well designed with the necessary information;
[Name / all in group]
[Id]
[Module]
[Session] August, 2015

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