Assignment Writing Guide in the Australian Institute of Business

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ASSIGNMENT WRITING GUIDE For Students ©Australian Institute of Business . V2Mar11 – CD:2011:10ed 0 Assignment Writing Guide Contents INTRODUCTION ................................................................................................................................................ 2 IMPORTANCE OF CITATION AND REFERENCING ............................................................................................... 2 USING PEER REVIEWED/SCHOLARLY JOURNAL ARTICLES ................................................................................. 3 A NINE-STEP APPROACH TO WRITING ASSIGNMENTS ...................................................................................... 3 BASIC FORMAT OF AN ASSIGNMENT REPORT…show more content…
It is strongly recommended that you follow these steps in sequential order in order to address your assignment requirements. 1. Read, understand and address the assignment question Carefully read the assignment question and make sure you understand clearly what is being asked. Your submission must be responsive to the assignment question. This is the first and most important step. By doing this you will know what you need to do, how to do it and whether you need some form of assistance to finish the assignment. Furthermore, make sure you check the word count and make sure you understand what is required. The word count should be used as a guide as to the desired length of your written assignment. But, be mindful that submissions that exceed the word count guide by more than 10% will have marks deducted. Then, consider the subject of the assignment and who will read it. Do the assignment instructions suggest that the assignment should be aimed at a particular manager of a particular organisation? If no particular manager is mentioned in the instructions, assume that the instructor will be ©Australian Institute of Business. 3 V8Dec13 Assignment Writing Guide the audience. Whoever the reader is, aim the assignment at them and their requirements and knowledge. 2. Do background reading and jot down notes Do some brief background reading around the topic, starting with your textbook, jotting down the main concepts and ideas that

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