Formative Assessment Brief
|Academic year and term:||Semester two 2018-19|
|Module title:||Retail Theory and Practice|
|Module Convener:||Philip Cooper|
|Learning outcomes assessed within this piece of work as agreed at the programme level meeting||
Knowledge outcome –
1. You will be able to develop your understanding of contemporary developments in retail theory and practice and how these contribute to organisational success
Intellectual /transferrable skill –
2. You will be able to consider a complex issue in retail theory and practice and propose feasible alternative options for consideration.
|Type of assessment:||
Formative Assessment – Feedback provided on one page draft plan. (500 words).
Summative Assessment – Individual assignment: A 2500 words report analysing a specific retail sector and how a large retailer might respond to the issues facing the sector in general and the retailer. (100%)
|SummativeAssessment deadline:||02ndApril 2019, 14.00.|
Formative Assessment –
In order to provide some feedback on your work before you write the summative assignment t there is a formative task to ensure that you are engaging with the topic and with good quality reading materials. The task requires to produce a draft report plan outlining:
iii) How you plan to present/ structure your discussion
The draft plan must not exceed 500 words in length. The plan should demonstrate your understanding of the key concepts and issues in your topic area.
How will we support you with your assessment?
How will your work be assessed?
Your work will be assessed by a subject expert who will use the marking grid provided in this assessment brief. When you access your marked work it is important that you reflect on the feedback so that you can use it to improve future assignments.
You MUST use the Harvard System. The Harvard system is very easy to use once you become familiar with it.
The Business School requires a digital version of all assignment submissions. These must be submitted via Turnitin on the module’s Moodle site. They must be submitted as a Word file (not as a pdf) and must not include scanned in text or text boxes. They must be submitted by 2pm on the given date. For further general details on coursework preparation refer to the online information via StudentZone http://studentzone.roehampton.ac.uk/howtostudy/index.html.
Mitigating circumstances/what to do if you cannot submit a piece of work or attend your presentation
Marking and feedback process
Between you handing in your work and then receiving your feedback and marks within 20 days, there are a number of quality assurance processes that we go through to ensure that students receive marks which reflects their work. A brief summary is provided below.