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TECHNIQUE INSTITUTE OF TEACHER TRAINING

Project Assessment Assignment


(Assignment SpesificationTable, Assignment Questions and Marking Rubrics)
Course : EDU3093

EDU3093
(Teacher and Current Challenges )

Duration: 4 weeks

Programme :

PISMP : Sem 8 Jan 2013 Intake

Year /Semester:

Prepared by :

Mr. Murali A/L Murugasen

Validated by :

Course Coordinator:

Head Of Department:

Names and signatures:

Mr. Murali A/L Murugasen

Mdm.Shamsiah Md. Nasir

Date :
10/07/2015

12/07/2015

Date Set

: 14.07.2015

Date Due

: 11.08.2015

2015/2

TECHNIQUE INSTITUTE OF TEACHER TRAINING


ASSIGNMENT SPESIFICATION TABLE/PROJECT ASSIGNMENT
Department
Course
Group
Semester

: EDUCATION
: EDU3093 (TEACHER AND CURRENT CHALLENGES)
: PISMP JANUARY 2013 INTAKE
:8

Date Set

Date Due

Learning Outcomes :
Course Learning Outcomes
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.

Identify the current issues and challenges faced by teachers.


Make reflections on methods to overcome current issues and challenges.
Identify early signs of emotional disturbances suffered by students and steps to overcome them.
Identify emotional disturbances suffered by teachers and steps to overcome them.
Adapt and prepare themselves for changes in the education field.
Prepare an action plan to manage changes in education.

This coursework evaluates course learning outcomes 1,2, 3, 5 dan 6

Learning Objectives :

Students are able to:


1. Identify the real issues and challenges in education through reading articles.
2. Identify the source of emotional distress among students.
3. Propose innovative pedagogical practices to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

TASK SPECIFICATIONS

TASKS

WEIGHTAGE

NOTE

TOPIC
A. Task 1 (Essay Writing)
1. Current educational issues and
challenges.
3. Emotional stress among students.
4. Emotional stress among teachers.
5. Innovation and changes in education
6. Management of innovation and

a.Identify / analyze the challenges of teaching and


learning in the article that has been read.
b.The implications of the challenges of the 21st
century to the education system.
c.Identify the causes of emotional distress among
students.
d. Shows HOTS elements in the discussion.
e.Provide information along with the reference /
evidence.
f. Write an essay in APA format and style.
2,000 words (no more than 8 pages).

60%

changes in education.
1. Current educational issues and
challenges.
2. Emotional stress among students
3. Innovation and changes in education
4. Management of innovation and
changes in education

Task 2 (Essay Writing)


a. Describe the challenges associated with the
pedagogy of the 21st century.
b. Discuss pedagogical innovation practices to meet
the challenges of the 21st century.
c. Show HOTS elements in the discussion..
d. Provide information along with the reference /
evidence.
e. Write an essay in APA format and style.
1500 words (5 pages).

Evaluation criteria
Task 1

Coverage and
Content

Higher Order
Thinking Skills

Organisation

Evaluation Criteria

40%

Mastery of contents
Organisation
Higher Order
Thinking Skills
Communication
skills

Assessment Criteria:
Based on the marking
schemes

ECHNIQUE TEACHER TRAINING INSTITUTE


BACHELOR OF TEACHING WITH HONOURS PROGRAMME JANUARY 2012 INTAKE
(PROJECT ASSIGNMENT)
Programme: BACHELOR OF TEACHING WITH
HONOURS PROGRAMME JANUARY 2012 INTAKE

Course : TEACHER AND CURRENT CHALLENGES

Name of Student :

Semester : 8 (BACHELOR OF TEACHING WITH HONOURS


PROGRAMME JAN 2012 INTAKE)

Code : EDU3093
Date Set : 14.07.2015

Date Due : 11.08. 2015

A. Learning Outcomes :
Course Learning Outcomes
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.

Identify the current issues and challenges faced by teachers.


Make reflections on methods to overcome current issues and challenges.
Identify early signs of emotional disturbances suffered by students and steps to overcome them.
Identify emotional disturbances suffered by teachers and steps to overcome them.
Adapt and prepare themselves for changes in the education field.
Prepare an action plan to manage changes in education.

This coursework evaluates course learning outcomes 1,2, 3, 5 dan 6

Task 1 - Academic Writng Paper ( 60 %)


TASK 1 :
Issues and challenges in education are related with the attitudes of teachers facing innovation, challenges and changes in education.
Globalization and the spread of technology used widely also have an impact on the understanding of teachers and students in facing a
challenging educational world.
1. You are required to read an academic journal article related to one of the following topics;
a. national integration
b. democratization of education
c. globalization of education
d. emotional disturbances of students
e. influence of the development of ICT
f. social ills
g. educational attainment within country
1a. Basen on the article, you are required to identify the issues discussed. You are also required to explain the issues and challenges faced
by teachers in the 21st century.
1b. Based on your knowledge and experience in school / practicum / through your reading, identify the root cause of emotional disturbances that
occur among the students in schools. If you were a classroom teacher, what action will you take to address the problem?

Task 2 : Essay Writing ( 40%)


Evaluate and supervise the users of ICT in teaching and learning is an important role played by school administrators. This is to ensure that the
skills and abilities of teachers to meet the standards as set out in the policy document the use of new technologies is increasing, so the school
should be willing to change.
(Rusmini, 2005)
If you were the headmaster/headmistress in the school, discuss the innovative teaching and learning practices in the classroom that you can
implement to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

B.

Guidelines for the Assignment:


1. This is an individual assignment
2. The format of writing assignments are as follows:
2.1 The front page shall be in accordance with the latest templates
2.2 Font Arial, font size 11 and 1.5 line spacing
2.3 Reference according to APA format (American Psychological Association)
3. Length of the task:
3.1 Task 1 and 2 should not exceed 13 pages (3500 words)
4. Plagiarism is not allowed.
5. This project should be completed within 4 weeks.
6. This project brings 100% marks (50% weightage)

C.

A good assignment should show the following criteria:


1. Comprehensive content coverage, consistent and detailed.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Evidence, materials and citation to support your arguments to be submitted.


The overall content needs to demonstrate the authenticity of the results of research and academic support.
Essay writing must demonstrate language proficiency, maturity of argument in translating information critically and analytically.
Reference should be from a variety of sources which are appropriate, realistic and meets the requirements of the assignment.

This task will be reviewed by scoring rubric provided.


Prepared by :
..............................................
(Mr. Murali a/l Murugasen)
Course Coordinator EDU 3093.
Education Department

Checked by:
......................................................
(Mr. Tan Teck Seng)
SME Education Department
Technique Institute of Teacher Training

Validated by:
.............................................
(Mdm. Shamsiah bt. Md. Nasir)
HOD Education Department
Technique Institute of Teacher Training

MARKING RUBRIC: TASK 1 (60%)

CRITERIA

SCALE
Mastery of Contents

Demonstrate the mastery of content very accurate, relevant, comprehensive and


detailed.
Shows an excellent understanding of the relevant concepts, challenges of teachers and
principles.
Shows an extremely well relationship between the concepts, challenges of teachers and
principles in accordance with the assignment.
Mastery of Thinking Skills
Distinction
90-100
(A+)

Outstanding in demonstrating the ability to analyze facts and information analytically and
critically.
Outstanding in demonstrating the ability to apply the concepts / principles that are
relevant in relation to the challenges of teachers.
Communication skills and Value of Teaching
Demonstrate outstanding and very strong argument.
Have outstanding fluency in oral and written assignment.
Have very strong interpersonal and intercultural skills.
Have a broad knowledge about the challenges of teachers.
Able to translate and analyze the issues
Outstanding time management
Mastery of Contents
Demonstrate the mastery of content accurate, relevant, comprehensive and detailed.
Shows an excellent understanding of the relevant concepts, challenges of teachers and
principles.
Shows the relationship between the concepts, challenges of teachers and principles in
accordance with the assignment well.
Mastery of Thinking Skills