ASSIGNMENT / TUGASAN

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HBEC1203
COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT / PERKEMBANGAN KOGNITIF
SEPTEMBER 2014 SEMESTER

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INSTRUCTIONS TO STUDENTS / ARAHAN KEPADA PELAJAR
1. This assignment contains only ONE (1) question that is set in both Malay and English. / Tugasan ini
mengandungi SATU (1) soalan sahaja yang disediakan dalam bahasa Melayu dan bahasa Inggeris.
2. Answer in Malay or English. / Jawab dalam bahasa Melayu atau bahasa Inggeris.
3. 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. / 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.
4. Your assignment should be between 2500 to 3000 words excluding references. Do not copy the
assignment question and instructions to your answer. Only assignment answer developed within the
approximate word limit will be assessed. The number of words should be shown at the end of your
assignment. / Tugasan anda hendaklah mengandungi 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. Pemeriksa tidak akan membaca jawapan tugasan yang
melebihi had patah perkataan yang dibenarkan. Jumlah perkataan hendaklah dinyatakan di penghujung
tugasan anda.
5. You must submit your assignment ONLINE via the MyVLE. Refer to the portal for instructions on the
procedures to submit your assignment online. You are advised to keep a copy of your submitted
assignment and proof of the submission for personal reference. / Anda dikehendaki menghantar tugasan
SECARA ONLINE melalui MyVLE. Sila rujuk kepada portal untuk arahan mengenai prosedur
penghantaran tugasan secara online. Anda dinasihatkan menyimpan salinan tugasan yang dihantar dan
bukti penghantaran untuk rujukan sendiri.
6. You can submit your assignment ONCE only in a SINGLE file. The file must be in MS-WORD format.
Please ensure that you submit the CORRECT and latest version of file. File which is wrongly submitted
must be re-submitted online before the deadline. / Anda hanya boleh menghantar tugasan SEKALI
sahaja dalam SATU fail. Fail tugasan yang dihantar mestilah dalam format MS-WORD (filename.doc).
Sila pastikan fail adalah VERSI TERKINI yang BETUL. Fail yang tersalah hantar hendaklah dihantar
semula secara on-line sebelum tamat tempoh penghantaran.
7. Your assignment must be submitted between 10th – 23rd November 2014. Submission after 23rd
November 2014 will NOT be accepted. / Tugasan anda hendaklah diserahkan antara 10hb – 23hb
November 2014. Serahan selepas 23hb November 2014 TIDAK akan diterima.
8. Your assignment should be prepared individually. You should not copy another person’s assignment. You
should also not plagiarise another person’s work as your own. / Tugasan hendaklah disiapkan secara
individu. Anda dilarang meniru tugasan orang lain. Anda juga dilarang sama sekali memplagiat kerja
orang lain sebagai kerja sendiri.
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PLAGIARISM: MARKS DEDUCTION Warning: The submitted assignment will automatically undergo a similarity check. PLAGIARISME: POTONGAN MARKAH Amaran: Tugasan yang diserahkan. marks would be deducted as follows:    Assignments with 10 . Tugasan dengan pertindihan kandungan antara 31 .30% overlap with others: 20% deduction from the total marks scored. Tugasan dengan pertindihan kandungan lebih daripada 50%: Markah sifar akan diberikan. PENILAIAN Tugasan ini menyumbang sehingga 40% daripada jumlah markah kursus berkenaan dan akan dinilai berdasarkan kepada Rubrik atau Skema Jawapan yang dilampirkan.50%: potongan 40% daripada jumlah markah yang diperoleh. secara automatik. Jika plagiarisme dikesan. If plagiarism is detected. Anda akan diberikan maklum balas tentang tugasan ini sebelum Peperiksaan Akhir Semester bermula. akan disemak untuk menentukan kadar pertindihan. You would be given feedback on the assignment before the Final Semester Examination commences. 2 . Assignments with 31 . Assignments with more than 50% overlap with others: Zero mark would be given.30%: potongan 20% daripada jumlah markah yang diperoleh. markah akan dipotong seperti berikut:    Tugasan dengan pertindihan kandungan antara 10 .50% overlap with others: 40% deduction from the total marks scored.EVALUATION This assignment accounts for 40% of the total marks for the course and shall be assessed based on the Rubrics or Answer Scheme attached.

conduct online research in journals or websites about children’s cognition of the social world. and of (iii) social guidelines and social categories. (ii) of how the human mind works. observe an early childhood education centre of your choice and study the development of young children’s social cognition with a focus on the key strategies:(i) Social Referencing (ii) Contingent interaction (iii) Social rules Recordings and photographs are accepted as evidence of your study. Critically analyse the resources and provide clear explanations about the above sub-areas of social cognition: (i) their understanding of themselves as well as other people. In Part (II). Do you agree or disagree that young children’s understanding of their social world is essential for their healthy development? Your literature review should be at least a TWO –page review.ASSIGNMENT QUESTION There are TWO parts of this assignment. [Total: 40 marks] 3 . In Part (1).

[Jumlah: 40 markah] 4 . Buat analisis dan kritikan terhadap sumbersumber tersebut dan terangkan bahagian-bahagian yang berikut: (i) memahami diri sendiri dan orang lain. Tinjauan rujukan anda perlu ditulis dalam DUA muka surat. anda perlu membuat rujukan melalui jurnal dan internet tentang kognitif kanak-kanak terhadap dunia sosial mereka. Dalam Bahagian (II). (ii) bagaimana minda berfungsi.SOALAN TUGASAN Terdapat DUA bahagian dalam tugasan ini. Dalam Bahagian (1). dan (iii) panduan sosial dan kategori-kategori sosial Adakah anda bersetuju atau tidak bersetuju bahawa kefahaman kanak-kanak kecil tentang dunia sosial mereka adalah penting untuk perkembangan diri yang sihat. jalankan pemerhatian di salah sebuah pusat pendidikan awal kanakkanak pilihan anda dan kaji tentang perkembangan kognitif sosial kanak-kanak kecil dengan tumpuan diberikan kepada bahagian-bahagian berikut:(i) Rujukan sosial (ii) Interaksi kontinjen (iii) Peraturan sosial Pita rakaman dan gambar-gambar adalah diterima sebagai bukti penyelidikan.

Able to explain in detail TWO main sub-sections of social cognition in Part (1) of the task. development and nature of importance. and /or Part (II). providing a definition and scope definition and details of study. Shows excellent level of critical thinking in responding to question. Max Marks 4 12 12 . No explanation was given of preschool. key proponents of cognitive development and nature of importance. Identification of models of cognitive development. current development in the field. Study on preschool with SOME background details. Study on preschool with brief background details. Able to explain in detail TWO elements of observation on social cognition. Weight 1 3. key proponents of social cognition.LAMPIRAN / ATTACHMENT RUBRIK TUGASAN / ASSIGNMENT RUBRICS KOD KURSUS / COURSE CODE : HBEC1203 COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT SEMESTER / SEMESTER : SEPTEMBER 2014 SEMESTER Criteria Introduction. clear that related to the providing a brief topic. No explanation was given.Shows good level of critical thinking in responding to question. of study. The introduction covered THREE of the following: Brief definition of social cognition. Literature Review through journals and internet to understand the sub sections of social cognition. Explanation on the sub-sections of social cognition in Part(1) hardly relevant.0 3. Able to explain in detail ONE element of observation on social cognition. current development in the field. details. Shows satisfactory level of critical thinking in responding to question. Able to explain in detail THREE main sub-sections of social cognition in Part (1) of the task. Able to explain in detail ONE sub-section of social cognition in Part (1) of the task. The introduction covered all of the following: Brief definition of social cognition. Study on preschool with RELEVANT background details.0 0 No introduction was given. Study on preschool without background. Low Fair Above average Excellent 1 2 3 4 Introduction is fairly A brief introduction . Able to explain in detail THREE elements of observation on social cognition.

relevant and practical to the target group. 2 Conclusion. 10 Most of the suggestions were irrelevant and not practical. relevant and practical for the target group. Able to conclude the assignment by highlighting only a few key points related to the assignment. Able to conclude the assignment by highlighting the following key points: meaning of social cognition and its importance for optimal functioning throughout one’s life. 1 Total points No suggestion given. ONE suggestion was discussed. The conclusion failed to summarise the key points related the assignment. Able to conclude the assignment by highlighting some of the key points related to the assignment. 8 4 40 . TWO suggestions were comprehensively discussed. relevant and practical to target group.THREE suggestions to develop and enhance SOCIAL COGNITION in preschool. THREE suggestions were comprehensively discussed. No conclusion.