Airport Planning, Operations & Management

1503NSC Airport Planning, Operations & Management
Written Assignment
Version 2 Table of Contents
1 About this document…………………………………………………………………………….. 1
2 Instructions……………………………………………………………………………………………. 2
3 Marking Criteria……………………………………………………………………………………… 4
4 Example Cover Sheet……………………………………………………………………………. 5
1About this document This document aims to provide you with all the detail you need to complete the Written Assignment for 1503NSC.
If you have any questions, please feel free to email your Lecturer or Course Convenor.
2Instructions

ITEM ITEM DETAIL
Assignment Questions Prepare an essay, which discusses three (3) key challenges facing airport operations and management now and into the future. Associated contemporary solutions should also be discussed which considers relevant airport case examples.
Students are encouraged to ensure that their essay discussion is well developed and offers a range of high quality references to support their identification of issues and challenges. The discussion of associated and relevant contemporary solutions should also demonstrate depth and breadth of the student’s reading and investigation.
Students are advised to ensure that they have read and are familiar with the contents of “A Guide to the Preparation and Presentation of Written Assignments”. This guide is available through [email protected]
Due Date 18th May 2018, 5:00 pm AEST
Late Penalty Refer to 1503NSC Course Profile, Section 5.3 Late Submission.
Weighting This assignment is worth 65% of your assessment for this course.
Requirements ·         Your assignment must meet the following requirements:

1.         Word limit: 2000± 100 words.

2.       Font: 12 point, Times New Roman font

3.       Line spacing: 1.5 lines

4.      Alignment: Full Justified

5.      Referencing style: APA (A minimum of 10 references should be offered)

·         Your cover page must include the following:

1.         Student Name

2.       Student Number

3.       Course Number

4.      Course Title

5.      Assignment Title: “Written Assignment 2”

6.      Word count: (Please insert the total word count used in your answer)

7.       Lecturer Name

Directly after your cover page, your assignment must include a copy of the marking criteria that you have completed. It is important for you to mark your own work to ensure you appreciate the way your work will be examined by the assessor.

Submission Requirements ·         Submit your assignment through the ‘Turnitin’” Submission point in the Assessment folder on [email protected]

·         Paper submissions will not be accepted.

Marking Criteria ·         This assignment will be marked in accordance with the Marking Criteria provided below.

3Marking Criteria Copy and paste this marking criteria directly after your Cover Page. Ensure that you complete and submit this marking criteria as your own personal self-assessment. This activity is good learning practice and ensures that you are familiar with how the examiner will mark your work.

  1. Mark yourself using the approach in the following example
  2. Based on the provided Marking Criteria assign a grade or number of points for each criterion
Grading
Limited Developing Satisfactory Exceptional Assigned points Total available
1 ü 6 10
Criteria 2 ü 35 60
3 ü 3 10
4 ü 6 10
5 ü 10 10

 

Total 60 100

Marking Criteria for 1503NSC – Written Assignment: ESSAY

Limited (0 points) Developing (3 points) Satisfactory (6 points) Exceptional (10 points)
Introduction &background
(approx. 300 words)
Very limited introduction and inadequate understanding of the background of the key challenges facing airport operations and management now and into the future. No aim statement for the research. Very basic introduction and limited understanding of the background of the key challenges facing airport operations and management now and into the future. Weak aim statement for the research. Acceptable introduction and basic understanding of the background of the key challenges facing airport operations and management now and into the future. Relatively weak aim statement. Excellent introduction and background ofthe key challenges facing airport operations and management now and into the future. Well placed in context and a clear purpose and strong aim statement made for the research.
Limited (0 points) Developing (18 points) Satisfactory (35 points) Exceptional (60 points)
Content:
Relevance of argument
Organisation
Rational development
Quality of Research
(approximately1500 words)
Very limited focus with ideas expressed inadequate for the topic. Irrelevant sections and a lack of examples and supporting material. Almost no acknowledged reference sources and evidence of plagiarism. Almost no evidence of reading or research Some focus,several unsupported arguments & lack of examples &/or irrelevant material. Problems in the incorporation and acknowledgement of sources. Some organization and some evidence of reading and research Adequately focused with some good arguments / analysis with some relevant supporting material. Some problems with acknowledgement of sources. Adequate organization and evidence of reading and research. Extremely well focused & excellent arguments/analysis supported by relevant material & examples. All sources incorporated and appropriately acknowledged. Excellent overall organization. Evidence of wide range of quality research.
Limited (0points) Developing (3 points) Satisfactory (6 points) Exceptional (10points)
Conclusion & recommendations
(approximately 200 words)
Failed to provide a satisfactory conclusion statement, no aim achievement statement. No summary of findings or recommendations Limited summary of the essay content, no
re-statement of the aim or achievement. No summary of the key findings and weak recommendations
Adequate summary of the essay content, some statement of the aim achievement. Some summary of the key findings and some recommendation. Very good summary of the essay content, a strong statement that the aim of the research has been achieved. Excellent summary of the key findings and summary of the recommendations.
Limited (0 points) Developing (3 points) Satisfactory (6 points) Exceptional (10points)
Written expression, spelling & grammar Minimal attempt at paragraphing with no topic sentences, connections or transitions. Appears hastily written. Many spelling, grammar, capitalization & punctuation errors. More than 10% of plagiarism as per Turnitin originality report. Poorly organized paragraphs with limited use of topic sentences and awkward connections. Errors in spelling, grammar, capitalization & punctuation are frequent and distracting. More than 10% of plagiarism as per Turnitin originality report. Some problems with paragraphs but topic sentences evident with adequate connections and transitions. Occasional errors in spelling, grammar, capitalization & punctuation. Less than 10% of plagiarism as per Turnitin originality report. All paragraphs well structured with clear topic sentences and good control of connections and transitions. Spelling and grammar perfect. Less than 10% of plagiarism as per Turnitin originality report.
Limited (0 points) Developing (3 points) Satisfactory (6 points) Exceptional (10points)
References (minimum 10) Many references were inconsistent between the text and the list; a number of mistakes in the reference list (APA 6). Some references were inconsistent between the text and the list; reference list with some mistakes(APA 6). Referencing and citation style (APA 6) was consistent between the text and the list; reference list with only a few minor mistakes. Referencing and citation style (APA 6) was correct and consistent between the list and the text; reference list completely concise without errors.

4Example Cover Sheet

ASSIGNMENT
COVER SHEET

 

Course Code : 1 5 0 3 N S C
Course Name : Airport Planning, Operations and Management
Due Date : 18th May 2018
Assessment Item Number : Written Assignment
Campus and Enrolment : On-campus / Online
Course Lecturer : Mr. Ron de Groot
Course Convenor : Ms. Bojana Spasojevic
Word Count [insert your word count]

 

Student Number [insert student number]
Student Name [insert student name]

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