ASSIGNMENT / TUGASAN

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HBEC2703
SCIENCE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
JANUARY 2017 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. Learners are to submit assignment only in MS-WORD format unless specified otherwise. Please refrain
from converting text/phrases into picture format such as .gif / .jpeg / print screen / etc. / Anda dikehendaki
menyerahkan tugasan dalam format MS-WORD melainkan dinyatakan sebaliknya. Anda tidak dibenarkan
untuk menukar teks/frasa tugasan tersebut kepada format grafik seperti .jpeg / .gif / print screen / dan
lain-lain format berkaitan.

4. Download the language version of the assignment template concerned from the myINSPIRE 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 myINSPIRE untuk penyediaan dan penyerahan tugasan anda. Tugasan anda hendaklah ditaip
dengan menggunakan saiz fon 12 Times New Roman dan langkau baris 1.5.

5. 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.

6. You must submit your assignment ONLINE via the myINSPIRE. 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 myINSPIRE. 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.

7. You can submit your assignment ONCE only in a SINGLE file. / Anda hanya boleh menghantar tugasan
SEKALI sahaja dalam SATU fail.

8. Your assignment must be submitted between 6th – 19th March 2017. Submission after 19th March 2017
will NOT be accepted. / Tugasan anda hendaklah diserahkan antara 6hb – 19hb Mac 2017. Serahan
selepas 19hb Mac 2017 TIDAK akan diterima.

marks would be deducted as follows: / Amaran: Tugasan yang diserahkan. 50. Please ensure that you keep the RECEIPT issued upon submisson of your assignment as proof of submission. Jika plagiarisme dikesan. / Tugasan hendaklah disiapkan secara individu. You should also not plagiarise another person’s work as your own. . Kegagalan mengemukakan resit dalam sebarang isu yang timbul berkaitan penghantaran tugasan akan mengakibatkan tugasan dianggap TIDAK dihantar. Please take note that PENALTY will be imposed on late submission of assignment as specified in the Registrar’s Office circular 6/2012 (Refer to Registrar’s Announcement in myVLE). akan disemak untuk menentukan kadar pertindihan. EVALUATION / PENILAIAN This assignment accounts for 50% of the total marks for the course and shall be assessed based on the Rubrics or Answer Scheme attached.01 – 70 10 4. secara automatik. akses online rayuan semakan semula tugasan bagi subjek berkaitan dilupuskan dari pilihan rayuan. 0 – 30 0 2. Bagi pelajar dalam kategori pertindihan tugasan kumpulan 70. 10. Kadar Pertindihan (%) Potongan Markah (%) 1. / Similarity Percentage (%) / Marks Deduction (%) / Bil.01 .100 100 Assignments found to have similarities under any of the categories above. Anda akan diberikan maklum balas tentang tugasan ini sebelum Peperiksaan Akhir Semester bermula.01-100. Your assignment should be prepared individually. 70.01 – 50 5 3. 11. / Sila ambil maklum tentang PENALTI yang akan dikenakan ke atas penghantaran lewat tugasan seperti yang tertera di pekeliling pejabat Pendaftar 6/2012 (Rujuk Registrar’s Announcement di myVLE). markah akan dipotong seperti berikut: No. If plagiarism is detected.9.01-100 similarities group. Anda juga dilarang sama sekali memplagiat kerja orang lain sebagai kerja sendiri. You should not copy another person’s assignment. will not be entitled to apply for appeal. / Anda perlu memastikan RESIT yang dikeluarkan bagi penghantaran tugasan disimpan sebagai bukti penghantaran. Your assignment is considered as NOT submitted if you fail to produce the submission receipt in any dispute arises concerning assignment submission. You would be given feedback on the assignment before the Final Semester Examination commences. For learners who fall into the 70. PLAGIARISM: MARKS DEDUCTION / PLAGIARISME: POTONGAN MARKAH Warning: The submitted assignment will automatically undergo a similarity check. 30. / Tugasan yang dikenal pasti mempunyai pertindihan tugasan bagi mana-mana kumpulan pertindihan di atas tidak dibenarkan untuk rayuan. / Tugasan ini menyumbang sehingga 50% daripada jumlah markah kursus berkenaan dan akan dinilai berdasarkan kepada Rubrik atau Skema Jawapan yang dilampirkan. Anda dilarang meniru tugasan orang lain. the access for online appeal for assignment remarking of the subject will be disabled from the appeal options.

(a) Introduction (b) What is science and how do young children learn science. (d) The lesson plan should portray your in-depth understanding of the above discussion. (e) The lesson plan should follow the following format: (i) Title (ii) Objective (iii) Introduction (iv) Main body of the lesson (v) Closing (vi) Safety procedure (vii) Assessment (f) Conclusion [Total: 50 marks] . (c) ONE lesson plan for measuring and predicting for children aged four to six years old. predicting. Your assignment must have the following elements. It is not a way of receiving knowledge but it is a way of doing things or experimenting. you are required to prepare a lesson plan for both measuring and predicting categories for children aged four to six years old. hypothesising and planning. Hands-on activities provide experience and knowledge for young children to continue their research involving measuring. As a preschool teacher. ASSIGNMENT QUESTION Science is a way of exploring and investigating the world around us.

meramal. anda perlu menghasilkan satu rancangan pengajaran bagi kedua-dua kategori mengukur dan meramal bagi kanak-kanak berusia antara empat hingga enam tahun. (e) Format rancangan pengajaran seperti berikut: (i) Tajuk (ii) Objektif (iii) Pengenalan (iv) Isi penting pelajaran (v) Penutup (vi) Prosedur keselamatan (vii) Penilaian (f) Kesimpulan [Jumlah: 50 markah] . (d) Rancangan pengajaran mestilah menggambarkan pemahaman anda yang mendalam tentang perbincangan di atas. membuat hipotesis dan perancangan. Sebagai seorang guru prasekolah. SOALAN TUGASAN Sains adalah satu cara untuk meneroka dan menyiasat dunia di sekeliling kita. Tugasan anda mesti merangkumi elemen-elemen berikut. (a) Pengenalan (b) Apa itu sains dan bagaimana kanak-kanak belajar sains. Ia bukan satu cara menerima ilmu tetapi ia adalah satu cara untuk melakukan sesuatu atau bereksperimen. (c) SATU rancangan pengajaran bagi aktiviti mengukur dan meramal bagi kanak-kanak berusia empat hingga enam tahun. Aktiviti hands-on memberikan pengalaman dan pengetahuan untuk kanak-kanak dalam menjalankan kajian yang melibatkan mengukur.

and is not supported some examples limited support of comprehensive with good science with relevant literature review and support of relevant literature and examples. not tie up the introduction and content. appropriate. discussed with a clear discussed with a clear and assignment. How young 4. Assignment Rubrics Missing Low Fair Above average Excellent Item Max Criteria Weight 0 1 2 3 4 Marks Introduction 1. literature support. introduction and content. Limited precise with good literature support. introduction and It was well summarised. . Conclusion 1. comprehensive.5 No Introduction not Introduction was Introduction was well Introduction was well 6 introduction. It tied up the paper just ends. detailed and plan was appropriate.0 Content not Discussion not clear A brief discussion with Discussion was clear with Discussion was clear and 16 children learn relevant. were creative and age appropriate. A comprehensive definition objectives of the brief discussion on the of science. appropriate. Objective of assignment. Lessons irrelevant. objectives of the assigment was clear & assignment.5 No conclusion There was no clear The conclusion was The conclusion tied The conclusion was 6 was provided. Lessons were age clear. but did up/bring together the strong. No discussion on the definition of science. Lessons were age written. relevant to the briefly discussed.0 No lesson plan Lesson plans were too Lesson plans were All lesson plans were well All lesson plans were 20 or the lesson brief and were not age clear. Lesson plans 5. literature review and examples. content. conclusion and the recognisable. examples.

presented effectively.5 Not organised There was little sense Details were not in Details were placed in Details were placed in a 2 Format and no that the writing was logical order and logical order and logical order and reference. organised. and list. not follow APA. Reference distract the reader. APA format but with some APA throughout in text missing clarity. Part presented effectively. Missing Low Fair Above average Excellent Item Max Criteria Weight 0 1 2 3 4 Marks Writing 0. The was provided but did of reference followed Reference followed APA paper was interesting. TOTAL MARKS 50 .