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PENYERAHAN DAN PENILAIAN TUGASAN ASSIGNMENT SUBMISSION AND ASSESSMENT _______________________________________________________________________ _ HBSC1103 TEACHING AND LEARNING OF SCIENCE SEPTEMBER

2012 _______________________________________________________________________ _
ARAHAN KEPADA PELAJAR / INSTRUCTIONS TO STUDENTS 1. Tugasan ini mengandungi SATU (1) soalan sahaja yang disediakan dalam bahasa modul bercetak kursus ini. / This assignment contains only ONE (1) question that is set in the language of the printed module for the course. 2. Jawab dalam Bahasa Melayu atau Bahasa Inggeris. / Answer in Malay or English.

3. Muat turunkan templat tugasan versi bahasa yang berkenaan daripada MyVLE untuk penyediaan dan penyerahan tugasan anda. Tugasan anda hendaklah ditaip dengan menggunakan saiz fon 12 Times New Roman dan langkau baris 1.5. / Download the language version of the assignment template concerned from the MyVLE for preparation and submission of your assignment. Your assignment should be typed using 12 point Times New Roman font and 1.5 line spacing. 4. Tugasan anda hendaklah antara 2500 hingga 3000 patah perkataan tidak termasuk rujukan. Bilangan perkataan hendaklah ditunjukkan di hujung tugasan anda. Jangan menyalin soalan dan arahan tugasan dalam jawapan anda. / Your assignment should be between 2500 to 3000 words excluding references. The number of words should be shown at the end of your assignment. Do not copy the assignment question and instructions to your answer. 5. Anda dikehendaki menghantar tugasan SECARA ON-LINE melalui MyVLE. Sila rujuk kepada portal untuk arahan mengenai prosedur menghantar tugasan anda secara on-line. Anda dinasihatkan menyimpan senaskah tugasan yang diserahkan untuk rujukan sendiri. / You must submit your assignment ON-LINE via the MyVLE. Refer to the portal for instructions on the procedures to submit your assignment on-line. You are advised to keep a copy of your submitted assignment for personal reference. 6. Anda hanya boleh menghantar tugasan SEKALI sahaja dalam SATU fail. / You can submit your assignment ONCE only in a SINGLE file.
7. Tugasan anda hendaklah diserahkan antara 6hb hingga 18hb November 2012 (ONLINE) Serahan selepas 18hb November 2012 TIDAK akan diterima. / Your assignment must be submitted between 6th until 18th November 2012. Submission after 18th November 2012 will NOT be accepted. 8. Tugasan hendaklah disiapkan secara individu. Anda dilarang meniru tugasan orang lain. Anda juga dilarang sama sekali memplagiat kerja orang lain sebagai kerja sendiri. / Your
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assignment should be prepared individually. You should not copy another persons assignment. You should also not plagiarise another persons work as your own.

SOALAN TUGASAN /ASSIGNMENT QUESTION "The most conspicuous psychological influence on curriculum thinking in science since 1980 has been the constructivist view of learning." (Fensham, 1992, p.801) Discuss how learning is viewed in a constructivist classroom. Plan a lesson on a chosen topic (Primary School Science Syllabus) using one of the teaching approach discussed in the `Topic 7 of the module. Reflect on your lesson plan, does it portray learning as it should be in a constructivist classroom? [Total: 40 marks]

Assignment Guidelines (Content and Scoring)


Missing Item 0 There is no introduction to the paper. Weak 1 The introduction does not mention the structure and objectives of the paper and important concepts. Brief mention of on five characteristics of learning in a constructivist classroom. Partially Meets Standards 2 The introduction previews the structure of the paper in a clear manner. Meets Standard 3 The introduction previews the structure of the paper and objectives in a clear manner. Exceeds Standard 4 The introduction previews the structure and objectives of the paper clearly. Important concepts are also clearly explained. Describes in detail five characteristics of learning in a constructivist classroom. Plan contains all the components of a lesson according to the approach chosen. The activities potray the learning of a constructivist approach. The learning outcomes can be achieved through the activities planned. A detailed comparative analysis of the lesson plan and the characteristics discussed earlier.

Criteria Introduction

Weight 1.5

Max Marks 6

Characteristic s of learning in a constructivist classroom Lesson plan

2.0

There is no description on characteristics of learning in a constructivist classroom. Plan contains all the components of a lesson according to the approach chosen.

Brief description on five characteristics of learning in a constructivist classroom.

Describes in sufficient detail the five characteristics of learning in a constructivist classroom. Plan contains all the components of a lesson according to the approach chosen. The activities potray the learning of a constructivist approach. The learning outcomes could not be achieved through the activities planned. Partially detailed comparative analysis of the lesson plan and the characteristics discussed earlier

2.5

Plan contains all the components of a lesson according to the approach chosen. The activities does not potray the learning of a constructivist approach. The learning outcomes could not be achieved through the activities planned. The comparative analysis presented lacks focus on the lesson plan and the characteristics discussed earlier

Plan contains all the components of a lesson according to the approach chosen. Some of the activities potray the learning of a constructivist approach. The learning outcomes could not be achieved through the activities planned.. Brief comparative analysis of the lesson plan and the characteristics discussed earlier.

10

Analisis of the lesson plan

2.0

No comparative analysis presented.

Conclusion Criteria

1 Weight

Missing Item No conclusion provided.

Weak There is no clear conclusion, the paper just ends.

Partially Meets Standards The conclusion is recognisable, but does not tie up introduction, content and evaluation.

Meets Standard The conclusion ties up/brings together the introduction, content and evaluation. Well summarised. Details are placed in a logical order but presented less effectively. One of the refences does not follow the APA style.

Exceeds Standard The conclusion is strong. It ties up/ brings together the introduction, content and evaluation. Well summarised. Details are placed in a logical order and presented effectively. The paper is interesting. All the references list followed the APA style TOTAL MARKS

Organisation

0.5

Not relevant.

There is little sense that the writing is organised.

Details are not in logical order and distracts the reader.

Max Marks 2

References

0.5

No references listed.

All refences does not follow the APA style.

Most of the refences does not follow the APA style.

40

_________________________________________________________________________ PENILAIAN / EVALUATION Tugasan ini akan menyumbangkan 40% markah kepada kursus tersebut dan akan dinilai berdasarkan kepada Rubrik / Skema Jawapan. / This assignment accounts for 40% of the marks for the course mentioned and shall be assessed based on the Rubrics / Answer Scheme. Anda akan dimaklumkan tentang markah tugasan ini sebelum Peperiksaan Akhir Semester bermula / You would be informed of the assignment mark before the Final Semester Examination commences. PLAGIARISME: POTONGAN MARKAH / PLAGIARISM: MARKS DEDUCTION Amaran : Tugasan yang diserahkan secara automatik akan disemak untuk persamaan. Jika plagiarisme dikesan, markah akan dipotong seperti berikut: / Warning : The submitted assignment will automatically undergo a similarity check. If plagiarism is detected, marks would be deducted as follows:

Tugasan dengan pertindihan kandungan antara 10 - 30 % : potongan 20% daripada jumlah markah yang diperoleh. Tugasan dengan pertindihan kandungan antara 31 - 50 % : potongan 40% daripada jumlah markah yang diperoleh. Tugasan dengan pertindihan kandungan lebih daripada 50%: Markah sifar akan diberikan. Assignments with 10 - 30 % overlap with others: 20% deduction from the total marks scored. Assignments with 31 - 50 % overlap with others: 40% deduction from the total marks scored. Assignments with more than 50% overlap with others: Zero mark would be given.

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