This assessment item relates to the unit learning outcomes as in the unit descriptor. This assessment is designed to improve student Planning skills and to give students experience in researching a topic and creating a plan for the project.
These instructions apply to Assignment 1 - Planning Report
Assignment 1 - Planning report (10% - Group 2%, Individual 8%) Due Week 5
For this component you will be required to address the planning phase of your project. This Assignment will focus on the Literature review and planning. Each student is required to provide a literature review of 3 research papers each. The research papers could include peer reviewed Conference and Journal papers published in 2015 and onwards. This assignment also requires the students to present a Gantt chart for their project and the budgeting with reference.
The report must follow the template provided on the LMS. Citation of sources is mandatory and must be in the IEEE style.
What to Submit.
Submit your report to the Moodle drop-box for Assignment 1. Note that this will be a turn-it-in drop box and as such you will be provided with a similarity score. This will be taken into account when grading the assignment. Note that incidents of plagiarism will be penalized. If your similarity score is high you can re-submit your report, but re-submissions are only allowed up to the due date. If you submit your assignment after the due date and time re-submissions will not be allowed.
Please Note: All work is due by the due date and time. Late submissions will be penalized at the rate of 10% per day including weekends.
Marking Guide: 50 Marks
Task Description Marks
Introduction This section should provide an outline of the Project. 5
Report Layout The report style, language and structure should be appropriate. 5
Review Each student is required to provide a literature review of 3 research papers each. 15
Gantt Chart Students are required to design a Gantt chart for the Project 1 10
Budgeting Budgeting of the project including references 10
References Follow the IEEE style 5