This assignment is designed todevelop a portfolio of resources

COIT20249Assessment Details Assessment item 4—Portfolio Due date: See page 2 for details about submission deadlines for each item. ASSESSMENT Weighting: 30% 4 Length: Depends on each activity Objectives This assignment is designed todevelop a portfolio of resources that you can use during your degree.The compilation of your Portfolio is progressive throughout the term. Please refer to the UnitProfile to see how this assessment item relates to the Unit Learning Outcomes. These objectives will be measured by the ‘closeness of fit’ to meeting the assessment requirements and the marking criteria. General Assessment Criteria Assessments provide the opportunity for students to demonstrate their knowledge and skills to achieve the required standard. To do this, assessment responses need to be both clear and easy to understand. If not, the University cannot determine that students have demonstrated their knowledge and skills. Assessments will, therefore, be marked accordingly including the potential for 0 (zero) marks where relevant. All assessment items must focus on the topics given in the specifications for each item. Any assessment items outside the required topic may be awarded 0 (zero) marks. All portfolio items require students to write about your views, reflections and/or experiences from a personal viewpoint. Therefore, all items must be written in first person unless other requirements are stated in a portfolio item.Various written communication conventions have been discussed in the Unit content and you should follow the writing styles appropriate for each assessment item. Do NOT simply write in ‘conversational’ style even when writing in ‘first person’ perspective. The length of eachsubmissionmust be within the recommended range. If the submission significantly exceeds the maximum word count or the page length the marker will stop marking. If you use Track Changes when writing your submissions you must ensure that the submitted document is the finaland correctversion of the document. That is, if your submitted document contains Track Changes or Comments or any other editing marks it may be awarded 0 (zero) marks. It is your responsibility to submit the final and correct version of your Portfolio items. Files that are auto-submitted will not be reverted to draft status except in extenuating circumstances. It is your responsibility not to leave draft assessments in Moodle at the due date and time if the files are not ready to be submitted for marking. Academic Integrity ALL assignments will be checked for plagiarism (material copied from other students and/or material copied from other sources) using TurnItIn. If you are found to have plagiarised material or if you have used someone else’s words without appropriate referencing, you will be penalised for plagiarism which could result in zero (0) marks for the whole assessment item NOT just the individual submission. In some circumstances a more severe penalty may be imposed. The University’s Academic Misconduct Procedureis available in the policy portal https://www.cqu.edu.au/policy. Useful information about academic integrity (avoiding plagiarism) can be found at: CQUniversity referencing guides https://www.cqu.edu.au/student-life/services-and-facilities/referencing/cquniversity-referencing-guides Note: You need to ensure that your portfolio submissions are free of any spelling, grammatical and typographical errors before submission. Formatting and Structure: Each portfolio item should demonstrate a logical flow of discussion, and be free from typographical, spelling and grammatical errors. They should be prepared in MS-Word (or equivalent) using 12 point font, 1.5 line spacing and margins of 2.54 cm.Check each assessment page for any other specific requirements. Students may use separate title/cover pages for each submission. Cover/title pages are not considered as a part of the length. Submission Submit each file individually into Moodle using the appropriate Portfolio links in the Assessment block for Assessment item 4 on the Moodle Unit website. Please note there should be four(4) files submitted; one file for each portfolio item. Be sure to check that the correct file is submitted for each portfolio item. The due date for this assignment is in different Weeks: Portfolio_1 is due at 11.55pm onFriday of Week 7 Portfolios 2, 3 and 4 are due at 11.55pm on Friday of Week 12. It is STRONGLY recommended that students complete the work during the term using the timeframe suggested in the Requirements section below. All uploaded documents must be fully submitted for marking. At the due date of the assessment Moodle will auto-submitfiles that have been uploaded and left as a draft. However, any files uploaded after the due date must be manually submitted. This means thatif you have been granted an extension or are uploading a late assessment (after the due date) you must complete the Moodle submission process. Further details on completing the submission process are available via the ‘Moodle Help for Students’ link in the Support block of your Moodle website. If your report is left as a draft in Moodle after the due date it will accrue a late penalty.Late submissions will attract penalties at 5% per day of the total available mark for the individual assessment item. See details in the Assessment of Coursework procedure athttp://policy.cqu.edu.au/Policy/policy_file.do?policyid=1242. Portfolio Items PORTFOLIO_4: Successful Completion of COIT20249 (10 marks) Task This portfolio item requires you to justify that you have successfully achieved the UnitLearning Outcomes and to provide feedback about your experiences with the Unit. The responseshould have two parts and should not be longer than 2 A4 pages. Part A – Justification The Unit Profile provides a list of Learning Outcomes you are expected to have achieved after completing this Unit. From the UnitProfile: On successful completion of this Unit, you will be able to: 1. Describe the basic principles and importance of effective interpersonal communication, active listening and reading for meaning. 2. Demonstrate teamwork skills. 3. Communicate ideas effectively both verbally and in written form using appropriate language. 4. Create and deliver effective oral presentations. 5. Argue the importance of ethics, codes of behaviour, and societal, privacy and legal issues within the ICT industry. 6. Demonstrate an understanding of common work practices and values operating in the Australian workplace. 7. Assess how ICT can be used to improve organisational processes. 8. Evaluate the application of emerging technologies to communication and collaboration. Write a reflective analysis that demonstrates you have satisfied all eight(8) learning outcomes that are listed in the UnitProfile for COIT20249 Professional Skills in ICT (they are listed above). Justify how the work you have completed this term has satisfied all eight (8) UnitLearning Outcomes. Please note it is important that you JUSTIFYhow you have satisfied the UnitLearning Outcomeswith examples. Do NOT just summarise the Unit content and/or assessment items OR define the UnitLearning Outcomes. In short paragraphs, respond under the following themes (use relevant headings) and refer to relevant Learning Outcome/s from the above list. Use examples from the assessments you have completed in this Unit and/or the competencies you have achieved after completing the Unit. You might refer to some Unit Learning Outcomes more than once in your response. This part should be 1 to 1.5 A4 pages (approximate guideline). 1. Describe an example where you used interpersonal skills along with listening and verbal communication skills effectively(1 mark). 2. How did you use reading skills to effectively develop an academic document?Provide an example (1 mark). 3. Provide an example of using your teamwork skillsduring your presentation. Provide specific examples of what you did and which teamwork skills used. What other skills from the above list did you use in this situation?(1 mark). 4. Provide an ex
ample of an assessment where you discussed the importance of ethical behaviours, and social, privacy and legal aspects within the ICT domain. Explain how this task helped you to understand ethical behaviours, and social, privacy and legal aspects within the ICT domain. (1 mark). 5. Discuss how you learnt the skills to work with staff and/or students from different cultures and demonstrate the knowledge of cultural diversity. Use example/s from COIT20249(1 mark). 6. Describe how you learnt to evaluate ICT technologies to improve organisational processes. Give an exampleof an assignment/topic and the technology from COIT20249 (1 mark). 7. Describe two examples of communication and collaboration technologies you learnt after completing this Unit. Briefly explain how each of these technologies could be used in an organisation and their potential benefits(2 marks). Part B – Feedback Write two things you liked about this Unit and provide the reason or reasons you liked them. Also describe two suggested improvements to the Unit and justify why they would improve the Unit. This could be around half an A4 page in length (guideline only)(2 marks). Upload the Successful Completion document into Moodle. Marking Criteria To achieve full marks the submission must be: • Focused on the correct task to be considered for marking and feedback, • Grammatically correct, • Well-structured, and easy to read and understand; • Within the recommended overall length and submitted as an MS-Word file. Justification: Justifywith examples from COIT20249that you have successfully achieved all eight (8)UnitLearning Outcomes (1 mark pereach of the first 6 points and 2 marks for the last one). Please note that a summary of the Unit content and/or assessment items or defining the UnitLearning Outcomes will receive ONE mark only for the entire section as you will not have addressed the assessment criteria. Feedback: 1. Two things you liked about this Unitplus reasons (1 mark). 2. Two suggested improvements to the Unit plus justification(1 mark). Note: If you are a repeating student who may need to use any previous assessment materials, you willneed to follow self-referencing guidelines in some sections of this assessments. However, repeating students are encouraged to use new assessment and/or topic examples where possible to avoid self-plagiarism issues.

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