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ASSIGNMENT / TUGASAN

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OUMH1103
LEARNING SKILLS FOR OPEN DISTANCE LEARNERS
JANUARY 2017 SEMESTER
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INSTRUCTIONS TO STUDENTS / ARAHAN KEPADA PELAJAR

1. This assignment contains only ONE (1) questions that are 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 750 to 1000 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 750 hingga 1000 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 13th April – 20th April 2017. Submission after 20th April
2017 will NOT be accepted. / Tugasan anda hendaklah diserahkan antara 13th April – 20th April 2017.
Serahan selepas 20hb April 2017 TIDAK akan diterima.

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9. / Tugasan hendaklah disiapkan secara individu. Kegagalan mengemukakan resit dalam sebarang isu yang timbul berkaitan penghantaran tugasan akan mengakibatkan tugasan dianggap TIDAK dihantar. 2 . 11. 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). / Anda perlu memastikan RESIT yang dikeluarkan bagi penghantaran tugasan disimpan sebagai bukti penghantaran. Anda juga dilarang sama sekali memplagiat kerja orang lain sebagai kerja sendiri. Please ensure that you keep the RECEIPT issued upon submisson of your assignment as proof of submission. 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. / 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). 10. Anda dilarang meniru tugasan orang lain. Your assignment is considered as NOT submitted if you fail to produce the submission receipt in any dispute arises concerning assignment submission.

01-100 similarities group.01 .01 – 70 10 4. 3 . / Tugasan yang dikenal pasti mempunyai pertindihan tugasan bagi mana-mana kumpulan pertindihan di atas tidak dibenarkan untuk rayuan. will not be entitled to apply for appeal. 0 – 30 0 2. Anda akan diberikan maklum balas tentang tugasan ini sebelum Peperiksaan Akhir Semester bermula. 70. akan disemak untuk menentukan kadar pertindihan. Kadar Pertindihan (%) Potongan Markah (%) 1. secara automatik. You would be given feedback on the assignment before the Final Semester Examination commences. PLAGIARISM: MARKS DEDUCTION / PLAGIARISME: POTONGAN MARKAH Warning: The submitted assignment will automatically undergo a similarity check. / Similarity Percentage (%) / Marks Deduction (%) / Bil.01-100. the access for online appeal for assignment remarking of the subject will be disabled from the appeal options. / Tugasan ini menyumbang sehingga 100% daripada jumlah markah kursus berkenaan dan akan dinilai berdasarkan kepada Rubrik atau Skema Jawapan yang dilampirkan. 30. akses online rayuan semakan semula tugasan bagi subjek berkaitan dilupuskan dari pilihan rayuan. If plagiarism is detected.EVALUATION / PENILAIAN This assignment accounts for 100% of the total marks for the course and shall be assessed based on the Rubrics or Answer Scheme attached. 50. markah akan dipotong seperti berikut: No. marks would be deducted as follows: / Amaran: Tugasan yang diserahkan. Bagi pelajar dalam kategori pertindihan tugasan kumpulan 70.01 – 50 5 3.100 100 Assignments found to have similarities under any of the categories above. For learners who fall into the 70. Jika plagiarisme dikesan.

vii. ii.  demonstrate logical arguments/discussions with supporting facts and evidences. The challenges and the way to reduce it should be discussed in logical flow. b) The body of content i. and  cite other author’s work according to APA citation style. iv. Support your arguments with supporting facts from other authors by doing in-text citation. Provide at least 3 challenges of managing high cost of living.’ iii. Provide the purpose of the essay.html 4 . ASSIGNMENT QUESTION The objective of this assignment is to assess your ability to:  search for information  write an essay type assignment. Part C (50%) Instructions: Write an essay on the following topic. v. The essay should contain: a) Introduction i. Learn how to do in-text citation: https://www. vi. Include 3 ways to reduce the problems due to the challenges. Provide references to support your arguments. iii. How might these problems be reduced? 3. Begin with writing the sub-heading “Introduction.roanestate. iv. Search for e-books and e-journals in the OUM Digital Library and/or the Internet database. Write each challenge and the way of reducing it in a separate paragraph with a sub- heading. Give a brief overview on what you understand of ‘high cost of living. Write down the scope of the essay. Discuss three challenges of managing high cost of living.” ii. Most families are having a hard time managing expenditure due to high cost of living.edu/owl/UsingSources_APA. 2. Your essay should include: 1.

iii.” ii.library. Begin with writing the sub-heading “References.easybib. d) References i. Begin with writing the sub-heading “Conclusion.edu/files/APACheatSheet. Learn how to cite references based on APA Citation Style: http://www. Every in-text citation reference should be listed under the References.c) Conclusion i.pdf http://www. List the references according to APA citation style. Summarise the essay by briefly describing key points that you have written for the introduction and body of content.kent. Conclude your views on the challenges of managing high cost of living and the ways of reducing it.” ii. iv. iii.com/guides/citation-guides/apa-format/ [Total: 50 marks] 5 .

6 . Berikan gambaran ringkas tentang apa yang anda faham mengenai 'kos sara hidup yang tinggi. Buat rujukan untuk menyokong hujah anda. iii. Tuliskan tujuan esei. 2. ii. Sokong hujah anda dengan fakta daripada pengarang lain dengan melakukan rujukan dalam teks (in-text citation). Bahagian C (50%) Arahan: Tuliskan sebuah esei berdasarkan tajuk berikut. iv. Mulakan dengan menulis sub-tajuk "Pengenalan. Menyediakan sekurang-kurangnya 3 cabaran menguruskan kos sara hidup yang tinggi.' iii. v. Tuliskan skop esei. dan • membuat rujukan kepada kerja penulis lain mengikut gaya rujukan APA. iv. b) Isi kandungan i. SOALAN TUGASAN Objektif tugasan ini adalah untuk menilai kebolehan anda untuk: • mencari maklumat • menulis tugasan esei. • membincang dengan hujah yang logik / menyokong dengan fakta dan bukti. Merangkumi 3 cara untuk mengurangkan masalah disebabkan oleh cabaran yang diberikan. Esei anda harus meliputi: 1. Esei perlu mengandungi: a) Pengenalan i." ii. Bincangkan tiga cabaran dalam menguruskan kos sara hidup yang tinggi. Bagaimanakah masalah-masalah ini boleh dikurangkan? 3. Cabaran dan cara untuk mengurangkannya perlu dibincangkan dengan aliran logik. Tulis setiap cabaran dalam perenggan yang berasingan dengan sub-tajuk. Ramai keluarga menghadapi masalah untuk menguruskan perbelanjaan kerana kos sara hidup yang tinggi.

iii. iv. d) Rujukan i.roanestate.pdf http://www. Belajar cara membuat rujukan berdasarkan gaya rujukan APA (APA Citation Style): http://www. Senaraikan rujukan mengikut gaya rujukan APA (APA Citation Style).easybib.edu/owl/UsingSources_APA. Cari e-buku dan e-jurnal di Perpustakaan Digital OUM dan / atau di pangkalan data Internet.library." ii.edu/files/APACheatSheet. Setiap rujukan petikan dalam teks hendaklah disenaraikan di bawah Rujukan.kent. Mulakan dengan menulis sub-tajuk "Kesimpulan.com/guides/citation-guides/apa-format/ [Jumlah: 50 markah] 7 . Mulakan dengan menulis sub-tajuk "Rujukan. Menyimpulkan pandangan anda mengenai cabaran menguruskan kos sara hidup yang tinggi dan cara-cara mengurangkannya." ii.vi. vii. Belajar cara melakukannya rujukan dalam teks: https://www. Meringkaskan esei dengan menerangkan perkara utama yang anda telah tulis untuk pengenalan dan isi kandungan.html c) Kesimpulan i. iii.

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