Assessment Essay

11902 Words May 23rd, 2015 48 Pages
B120 An Introduction to Business Studies

Assignment Booklet

Contents
1 Introduction

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1.1 How to pass B120

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1.2 The purpose of assignments in B120
1.3 What tutors are looking for in the assignments

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1.4 Word processing

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1.5 Word limits
1.6 Referencing

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1.7 Plagiarism – what it is and how to avoid it
1.8 Completing and sending in your assignments

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1.9 The structure of each assignment

2 TMA 01

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2.1 About TMA 01

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2.2 The TMA

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2.3 Guidance notes for TMA 01 Part I
2.4 TMA 01 Part II

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3 TMA 02

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3.1 About TMA 02

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3.2 TMA 02 Part I

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3.3 Guidance notes for TMA 02 Part I

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You will be able to access this from
StudentHome and the module website under ‘Assessment Resources’.
For students achieving excellent marks throughout the module in both the
TMA and EMA components, a distinction grade is possible. The mark needed for this grade is decided at the Examination Board when all students’ results are reviewed. A distinction grade is usually awarded to approximately 5% of B120 students.

1.2 The purpose of assignments in B120
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Each assignment provides an opportunity for you to reinforce your learning about the ideas in a particular B120 book. You will review and gather information about important concepts and teaching points in the book and use your notes on the activities in the book and the B120
Study Companion to help you complete the assignment.

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Completing an assignment encourages you to make use of the additional learning resources in the module, including your own tutor group forum
(TGF) where you will be expected to participate in online activities for
Part II of each TMA. Part II of each TMA is worth 10 marks. By the time you reach the first TMA, you will be familiar with using this online learning resource.

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Assignments encourage you to make contact with your tutor if you need assistance. This might be to help you plan and complete the assignment but also to check your understanding of what

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