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Network Management in Organisations

27 Sep

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:
 Identify potential legal, ethical and social issues related to IT administration.
 Discuss ethical and social issues pertaining to IT systems administration.
 Interpret professional codes of ethics developed by various industry bodies.
 Discuss ethical behaviour in accordance with professional codes.
 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
 All work must be submitted on Moodle by the due date.
 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.
 Reference  sources  must  be  cited  in  the  text  of  the  report,  and  listed
appropriately at the end in a reference list.
Extension   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/policies‐
procedures‐and‐guidelines/specialconsiderationdeferment
Academic
Misconduct
 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/policies‐
procedures‐and‐guidelines/Plagiarism‐Academic‐Misconduct‐Policy‐
Procedure. For  further information,  please  refer  to  the Academic Integrity
Section in your Unit Description.
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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 high‐
tech 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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