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PENYERAHAN DAN PENILAIAN TUGASAN ASSIGNMENT SUBMISSION AND ASSESSMENT _______________________________________________________________________ _ HBSC2203 TOOLS FOR LEARNING SCIENCE JANUARY

2013 _______________________________________________________________________ _
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 templet 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 and 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 26hb Februari hingga 10hb Mac 2012

(ONLINE) Serahan selepas 10hb Mac 2012 TIDAK akan diterima. / Your assignment must be submitted between 26th February 2012 until 10th March 2012. Submission after 10th March 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 assignment should be prepared individually. You should not copy another persons assignment. You should also not plagiarise another persons work as your own.

_______________________________________________________________________ _ PENILAIAN / EVALUATION Tugasan ini akan menyumbangkan 40% markah kepada kursus tersebut dan akan dinilai berdasarkan kepada Rubrik. / This assignment accounts for 40% of the marks for the course mentioned and shall be assessed based on the Rubrics. 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.

SOALAN TUGASAN /ASSIGNMENT QUESTION

Scientific skills are important tools for learning science. Elaborate on the statement. Choose any two science activities from the school science practical book. What scientific and thinking skills are incorporated in the activities? How would you improve the activity so that more integrated science process skills can be incorporated?

[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 description of both types of science process skills and manipulative skills. No explanation how the skills are used to do science or investigation. Partially Meets Standards 2 The introduction previews the structure of the paper but is not very clear. Meets Standard 3 The introduction previews the structure of the paper and objectives in an almost clear manner. Describes the meaning and the list of scientific skills. Describes clearly how both types of science process skills and manipulative skills are necessary to understand science concepts and to do investigation. Description of the 2 activities is partially clear. Able to point some scientific and thinking skills for both activities. Also able to identify at which stage of the Exceeds Standard 4 The introduction previews the structure and objectives of the paper clearly. Important concepts are also clearly explained. Describes the meaning and the list of scientific skills very clearly. Describes very clearly how both types of science process skills and manipulative skills are necessary to understand science concepts and to do investigation. Clearly describes both activities chosen. Able to point out all the scientific and thinking skills for both activities. Also able to identify at which stage of the 12

Criteria Introduction

Weight 1.0

Max Marks 4

Discussion of scientific skills as important tools for learning science

3.0

There is no description of scientific skills.

Brief description of meaning and the list of scientific skills clearly. Describes less clearly how both types of science process skills and manipulative skills are necessary to understand science concepts and to do investigation. Description of one activity is partially clear, the other not clear. Able to point out all the scientific and thinking skills for both activities. Also able to identify at which stage of the activities are the skills

12

Analysis of the scientific and thinking skills in the activities chosen

No description.

Description of both activities not clear. Able to point out all the scientific and thinking skills for one of the activities. Not able to identify at which stage of the

No list of scientific and thinking skills in the activities.

Missing Item Criteria Weight

Weak activities are the skills incorporated correctly.

Partially Meets Standards incorporated incorrectly.

Meets Standard activities are the skills incorporated less correctly. Suggestions given for improvement meet expectation. The conclusion ties up/brings together the introduction, content and evaluation. Well summarised.

Exceeds Standard activities are the skills incorporated correctly. Max Marks 8

Improvement of the activities Conclusion

No suggestion.

Suggestions are below average.

Suggestions are average.

Suggestion for the improvement is deemed above expectation. The conclusion is strong. It ties up/ brings together the introduction, content and evaluation. Well summarised. TOTAL MARKS

1.0

No conclusion provided.

There is no clear conclusion, the paper just ends.

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

40