Subject Code: BUS105
Subject Name: Business Information Systems
Assessment Title: Length: Group Assignment: Security, privacy and future airport demands
Weighting: 100030% Words
Submission: 30 Marks
Due Date: Monday 29th Jan 2018 15:55pm AEST (week 11)
Software required: Microsoft office, i.e. the assignment is to be completed in Word and converted to a PDF file (see assignment submission section for more details). The report should be written in 12-point font with 1.5 line spacing.
NOTE: This assignment is to be done in a group of 2 to 4 students.
The assignment has several sections shown below. You will be required to read relevant articles (some of which are provided) and write at least a paragraph for each answer. The report should be in your own words, and supported by the literature. A minimum of five (5) references should be listed, and Harvard referencing should be used.
Section 1. Introduction and overview of your group report, e.g. aims and summary. (100 words)
Section 2: Discuss current airport security methods. (200 words)
Section 3: Discuss the trade-off between security and privacy. (200 words)
Section 4: Discuss the trade-off between security and passenger delays & convenience. (200 words)
Section 5: Discuss possible innovations in security and recommendations with regard to future airports.
Comment on how security may be improved in the future, and at the same time avoid passenger delays. (200 words)
Section 6: Write a summary of your report.(100 words)
References: Note that you are expected to cite at least five references (sources of information). See the KBS Harvard referencing guide on the Portal, i.e.
Students must submit their individual analysis via Turnitin on Monday 29th January 2018 15:55pm AEST.
This file must be submitted as a ‘PDF’ document to avoid any technical issues that may occur from incorrect file format upload. Uploaded files with a virus will not be considered as a legitimate submission. Turnitin system will notify you if there is any issue with the submitted file. In this case, you must contact your lecturer via email and provide a brief description of the issue and a screen shot of the Turnitin error message.
Students are also encouraged to submit their work well in advance of the time deadline to avoid any possible delay with Turnitin similarity report generation or any other technical difficulties.
Late assignment submission penalties
Penalties will be imposed on late assignment submissions in accordance with Kaplan Business School “late assignment submission penalties” policy.
Number of days Penalty
1*-9 days 5% per day for each calendar day late deducted from the student’s total marks
10-14 days 50% deducted from the student’s total marks.
After 14 days Assignments that are submitted more than 14 calendar days after the due date will not be accepted and the student will receive a mark of zero for the assignment(s).
Note Notwithstanding the above penalty rules, assignments will also be given a mark of zero if they are submitted after assignments have been returned to students
*Assignments submitted at any stage within the first 24 hours after deadline will be considered to be one day late and therefore subject to the associated penalty
If you are unable to complete this assessment by the due date/time, please refer to the“ Special Consideration Application”, which is available at
Rubric in turnitin
(25%) Understanding of the project
Key points left out. No grasp of the security issues and how technology may impact privacy. Includes some issues but analysis glossed over. Includes all issues, analysis and
but with little elaboration. Not completely justified. Builds convincing argument showing how key issues,
analysis and recommendations are integrated together. Builds convincing argument showing how all key points are integrated together. Uses examples to elaborate the key points about airport security, privacy, and future airports.
Research and evidence (25%) Evidence of analysis and 3rd party support No references to any sources. Some discussion and analysis shown, however use of references may be moderate. Very little
justification of ideas and minimal research and/discussion evident. Background research and analysis of airport security, privacy and passenger delay issues is clearly identifiable. All sections of report present. Evidence of extensive research and analysis:
journals, verified websites, primary research. Used references to justify analysis,
recommendations and other parts of the report.
Able to use references to back up analysis and other sections of the report.
Recommendations clearly come from the analysis airport security, privacy, and future airports. Application of the ideas is clear and engaging.
Synthesis and conclusion
(25%) Recommendations Recommendations missing Recommendations
very general in nature and not necessarily easy to implement and/or not related to the rest of the report. Recommendations given in a way that they could be
partially related to the challenges of airport security, privacy, and passenger flow at future airports. Recommendations
are practical, feasible and are related to the challenges of airport security, privacy and passenger flow at future airports. Recommendations
can easily be implemented and
are clearly related to the challenges of airport security, privacy and passenger flow at future airports.
(25%) Organisation Introduction missing or underdeveloped and/or no clear summary.
Reader has no idea what the assessment is about.
No structure to the assessment.
Reader cannot follow sequence. Ideas not focused. Reader may have
difficulty following arguments.
Main points generally present, but could be difficult to identify.
Weak discussion of ideas. Summary brief and doesn’t tie in with what was introduced.
Provides purpose for assessment, highlights and interprets key issues, however report not integrated.
Main ideas presented in logical manner. Flow of report adequate. Main ideas presented in logical manner. Flow of report smooth.
Shows consistency between airport security issues and other parts of the report.
Engaging report. The purpose of the assessment is clear in all stages.
Summary is clear and relates back to the other sections. Ideas clearly organised & logical so the reader can follow easily.
Important Study Information
Academic Integrity Policy
KBS values academic integrity. All students must understand the meaning and consequences of cheating, plagiarism and other academic offences under the Academic Integrity and Conduct Policy.
For details on academic integrity policies and penalties, the reassessment process, and the appeals process, please refer to http://www.kbs.edu.au/current-students/student-policies/.
Word Limits for Written Assessments
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