administration. ï‚· Discuss ethical and social issues pertaining

Prepared by: Assoc. Prof. Nalin Sharda May 2017 Assessment Details and Submission Guidelines Unit Code MN501 Unit Title Network Management in Organisations Term, Year Term‐2, 2017 Assessment Type Assignment‐2 Assessment Title Essay and Power Point on Legal, Social, Cultural Issues and Life‐Long Learning Purpose of the assessment (with ULO Mapping) The purpose of this assignment is to develop skills in research, critical analysis and academic writing of high standard. In this assignment students will: ï‚· Identify potential legal, ethical and social issues related to IT administration. ï‚· Discuss ethical and social issues pertaining to IT systems administration. ï‚· Interpret professional codes of ethics developed by various industry bodies. ï‚· Discuss ethical behaviour in accordance with professional codes. ï‚· Explain ethical solutions to ensure that the society benefits. Students must be able to generate ideas at abstract levels and support their arguments with strong reasoning. Students must strengthen critical thinking skills by answering the assignment. Weight 20% Total Marks 40 Word limit 800 ‐ 1500 Due Date Essay and PowerPoint: Week‐11 Friday 00.00 Hrs. Submission Guidelines ï‚· All work must be submitted on Moodle by the due date. ï‚· The assignment must be in MS Word format, 1.5 spacing, 11‐pt Calibri (Body) font and 2 cm margins on all four sides of your page with specifies heading and appropriate sub‐headings. ï‚· Reference sources must be cited in the text of the report, and listed appropriately at the end in a reference list. Extension ï‚· If an extension of time to submit work is required, a Special Consideration Application must be submitted directly to the School’s Administration Officer, in Melbourne on Level 6 or in Sydney on Level 7. You must submit this application three working days prior to the due date of the assignment. Further information is available at: http://www.mit.edu.au/about‐mit/institute‐publications/policiesprocedures‐ and‐guidelines/specialconsiderationdeferment Academic Misconduct ï‚· Academic Misconduct is a serious offence. Depending on the seriousness of the case, penalties can vary from a written warning or zero marks to exclusion from the course or rescinding the degree. Students should make themselves familiar with the full policy and procedure available at: http://www.mit.edu.au/about‐mit/institute‐publications/policiesprocedures‐ and‐guidelines/Plagiarism‐Academic‐Misconduct‐Policy‐ Procedure. For further information, please refer to the Academic Integrity Section in your Unit Description. MN501 Network Management in Organisations Page 2 of 3 Assignment Description A) Write an essay on one of the following topics. 800 – 1500 words 20 Marks B) PowerPoint presentation based on the above essay. 6 – 10 Slides 20 Marks For referencing, use APA or IEEE guidelines, but consistently. Your topic is the one listed below based on the last digit of your student ID at MIT. Topics: Topic Last Digit of your MIT ID 0) Privacy laws and principles important for doing business internationally. 0 or 5 1) Threat to personal privacy posed by the emerging Networking Technologies. 1 or 6 2) Developing guidelines for Ethical use of the computers and networks in any organisation. 2 or 7 3) Intellectual Property rules and processes important for conducting hightech business. 3 or 8 4) Ethical and social issues that will affect the society as Artificial Intelligence based systems replace many jobs in the future. 4 or 9 Marking criteria: Headings to be included in each answer Description of the section Essay PowerPoint Presentation Total Introduction Introduce the issues 2 2 4 Identification Identify the most important issues 4 4 8 Analyses Analyse above identified issues 4 4 8 Evaluation Evaluate the issues and write justification of your evaluation 4 4 8 Conclusion Write clear conclusion 4 4 8 References Follow APA or IEEE reference style 2 2 4 Total 20 20 40 MN501 Network Management in Organisations Page 3 of 3 Marking Rubric Grade Mark HD 80‐100% DI 70‐79% CR 60‐69% P 50‐59% Fail <50% Excellent Very Good Good Satisfactory Unsatisfactory Introduction All topics are pertinent and covered in depth. Ability to think critically and source material is demonstrated Topics are relevant and soundly analysed. Generally relevant and analysed. Some relevance and briefly presented. This is not relevant to the assignment topic. Identification Demonstrated excellent ability to think critically and sourced reference material appropriately Demonstrat ed excellent ability to think critically but did not source reference material appropriatel y Demonstrated ability to think critically and sourced reference material appropriately Demonstrated ability to think critically and did not source reference material appropriately Did not demonstrate ability to think critically and did not source reference material appropriately Analyse Logic is clear and easy to follow with strong arguments Consistency logical and convincing Mostly consistent logical and convincing Adequate cohesion and conviction Argument is confused and disjointed Evaluate/justific ation Excellent use of creditable sources. Accurate referencing. Obvious that outstanding effort made Extremely good effort Good effort made but not outstanding Made some effort. For example, Web searches only Very little attempt to reference. Lazy effort with inaccuracies Conclusion Logic is clear and easy to follow with strong arguments Consistency logical and convincing Mostly consistent logical and convincing Adequate cohesion and conviction Argument is confused and disjointed Reference style Clear styles with excellent source of references. Clear referencing style Generally good referencing style Sometimes clear referencing style Lacks consistency with many errors

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