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ASSESSMENT 4: Research Proposal — 50%
This assessment is designed to allow students to present and justify appropriate method(s) for a research project designed to address the research question posed. This assessment relates to Learning Outcomes a. b and d.
There are two components of the assessment:
• Written proposal: 40%
• Oral presentation: 10%
Based on the Research Question developed in Assessment 2, students should develop a research design aimed at providing insights and/or answers to the question. Students should make any recommended adjustments to the content of Assessment 2, based on feedback provided, prior to including it in Assessment 4.
This assessment requires students to choose and justify the most appropriate research design, clearly explaining WHY the chosen design will best answer the research question and is most appropriate in the specific circumstances. Students should clearly justify their recommended research and analysis methods.
Note: Other than in exceptional circumstances, Assessment 4 of this subiect is intended to form the basis of the students Research Project in BUS710 Research Project, following appropriate adjustments recommended in feedback
Written Proposal: The proposal will contain the following information:
1. Title Page
2. Abstract/Executive Summary
3. Introduction to the research (assessment 2, revised if necessary)
4. Research Problem and Research Objective (assessment 2, revised if necessary)
5. Theoretical Background/Literature review (Based on assessment 3, expand and elaborate)
6. Research Methodology
7. Reference List: Formatted using Harvard (Anglia) style.
8. Appendix: include [proposed ethical approval form and informed consent form if relevant. Note : please see the detail checklist of each section (page 3 of this guide)
Word limit: 4000 words (±10%) (excluding reference list)
You need to state the word count of the assessment on the cover page.
The review should be professionally presented using proper headings and sub-headings, in Arial 1Opt or Times New Roman 12pt, single space. Harvard (Anglia) style referencing.
Submission deadline Week 10 — Saturday, 22 September 2018, by 11.59pm
Softcopy to be uploaded on Turnitin via Moddle links
Late penalties and extensions:
An important pad of business life and key to achieving K01s graduate outcome of Professional Skills is the ability to manage workloads and meet deadlines. Consequently. any assessment items such as in-class quizzes and assignments missed or submitted after the due date/time will attract a penalty. Penalty for written assessment is - 5% of the total available marks per calendar day unless an extension is approved
Applying for extension:
If students are unable to submit or attend an assessment when due, and extensions are possible, they must apply by completing the appropriate Application for Extension form available from the Student Information Centre in Moodie, the KOl Website (Policies and Forms) and the Reception Desk (Market St and Kent St), as soon as possible but no later than three (3) working days of the assessment due date. The completed form must be emailed with supporting documentation to firstname.lastname@example.org.Students and lecturers / tutors will be advised of the outcome of the extension request as soon as practicable. Appropriate documentary evidence to support the request for an extension must be supplied. Please remember there is no guarantee of an extension being granted, and poor organisation is not a satisfactory reason to be granted an extension