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ARAHAN KEPADA PELAJAR / INSTRUCTIONS TO STUDENTS 1. Tugasan ini mengandungi SATU (1) soalan sahaja yang disediakan dalam bahasa modul bercetak kursus ini. / This assignment contains only ONE (1) question that is set in the language of the printed module for the course. 2. Jawab dalam Bahasa Melayu atau Bahasa Inggeris. / Answer in Malay or English.

3. Muat turunkan templat tugasan versi bahasa yang berkenaan daripada MyVLE untuk penyediaan dan penyerahan tugasan anda. Tugasan anda hendaklah ditaip dengan menggunakan saiz fon 12 Times New Roman dan langkau baris 1.5. / Download the language version of the assignment template concerned from the MyVLE for preparation and submission of your assignment. Your assignment should be typed using 12 point Times New Roman font and 1.5 line spacing. 4. Tugasan anda hendaklah antara 2500 hingga 3000 patah perkataan tidak termasuk rujukan. Bilangan perkataan hendaklah ditunjukkan di hujung tugasan anda. Jangan menyalin soalan dan arahan tugasan dalam jawapan anda. / Your assignment should be between 2500 to 3000 words excluding references. The number of words should be shown at the end of your assignment. Do not copy the assignment question and instructions to your answer. 5. (a) Anda dikehendaki menghantar tugasan SECARA ON-LINE melalui MyVLE. Sila rujuk kepada portal untuk arahan mengenai prosedur menghantar tugasan anda secara on-line. Anda dinasihatkan menyimpan senaskah tugasan yang diserahkan untuk rujukan sendiri. / You must submit your assignment ON-LINE via the MyVLE. Refer to the portal for instructions on the procedures to submit your assignment on-line. You are advised to keep a copy of your submitted assignment for personal reference. 6. Anda hanya boleh menghantar tugasan SEKALI sahaja dalam SATU fail. / You can submit your assignment ONCE only in a SINGLE file. 7 7 (a) Tugasan anda hendaklah diserahkan antara 6hb hingga 18hb November 2012 (ONLINE) Serahan selepas 18hb November 2012 TIDAK akan diterima. / Your assignment must be submitted between 6th until 18th November 2012. Submission after 18th November 2012 will NOT be accepted. 8. Tugasan hendaklah disiapkan secara individu. Anda dilarang meniru tugasan orang lain. Anda juga dilarang sama sekali memplagiat kerja orang lain sebagai kerja sendiri. / Your assignment should be prepared individually. You should not copy another persons assignment. You should also not plagiarise another persons work as your own.

SOALAN TUGASAN /ASSIGNMENT QUESTION Mathematics teachers are faced not only with the task of carrying out basic instruction, but are also charged with the responsibility of providing remediation for those students who do not meet minimum competency standards. You are required to search for at least TWO articles from books, journals, or internet resources on teaching remedial mathematics. Summarise some of the strategies of teaching remedial mathematics from your readings. Work with a remedial mathematics teacher in the school, or otherwise on your own, to identify 2-4 students in your mathematics class who need remediation. 9). Document the whole process, and prepare a full report. Reflect on your findings, based on your observation, understanding and readings. Give suggestions for improvement for the remedial program. Your report should cover the following aspects: Introduction
Identifying the students Planning remediation

Plan a

remedial program for them, and carry out the plan. (Refer to the course module Topic

Implementation Reflection and suggestions Conclusion REFERENCES 1. Course module 2. Reference Books and other printed resources 3. Internet [Total: 40 marks]

Assignment Guidelines (Content and Scoring

Criteria Introduction Weighting 1 Missing Item 0 There is no introduction to the paper. Weak 1 The introduction does not mention the structure, objectives of the paper and important concepts. Partially Meets Standards 2 The introduction previews the structure of the paper in a clear manner. Meets Standard 3 The introduction previews the structure of the paper and objectives in a clear manner. Exceeds Standard 4 The introduction previews the structure and objectives of the paper clearly and in detail. Important concepts are also clearly explained. A good summary with more than sufficient detail given. Very clear explanation of strategies of teaching remedial mathematics Very suitable and relevant examples given. Very good explanation of the remedial program with sufficient detail on identifying students, implementation and remedial activities planned. Activities are very relevant. Max marks 4

Summary of reading (At least 2 articles) on the strategies of teaching remedial mathematics

There is no summary given.

Poor summary given; points are not relevant to the topic given.

Fair summary given though not all points are relevant to the strategies of teaching remedial mathematics.

Sufficient detail given with quite good summary. Clear explanation on strategies of teaching remedial mathematics and some relevant examples were given. Sufficient detail given and good explanation the remedial program. Activities seem relevant.

Description of the remedial program: - identifying students - planning - implementation

There is no explanation given. 3

Poor description and explanation given on the remedial program. Activities given are not relevant to the problem identification.

Fair explanation on the remedial program. Remedial activities given are not quite relevant.


Reflection and suggestions on the remedial program Criteria


Missing Item No reflection and suggestions given.

Weak Reflection not complete. Strength and constraints not clearly explained and suggestions not complete and unclear

Partially Meets Standards Reflection written but not clear and not organised. Strength and constraints not clearly explained and only one suggestion for improvement given.

Meets Standard Clear reflection written, quite well organised. Strength and constraints clearly explained and at least two suggestions for improvement given.

Exceeds Standard In-depth, clear, and well organized reflection. Strength and constraints explained in detail. At least three suggestions for improvement given.

Max marks



No conclusion provided.

There is no clear conclusion, the paper just ends.

The conclusion is recognizable, but does not tie up the different parts of the report.

The conclusion ties up/brings together the different parts of the report. Well summarised. Details are placed in a logical order but presented less effectively with few grammatical or spelling errors. Links for selected references are provided.

The conclusion is strong. It ties up/ brings together the different parts of the report. Well summarised. Details are placed in a logical order and presented effectively. No grammatical or spelling errors. Links for selected references are provided.



Paper is very poorly organised.

Many details are not in logical order. Poorly organised. No link for references is provided

Details are not in logical order and distracts the reader. Many grammatical or spelling errors. Links for selected references are provided.





You are advised to refer to the module and other printed resources or internet (i.e. from the establish organisation) for remediation in the teaching and learning of mathematics.

2. 3. 4.

Discuss with your tutor to get advice to enhance your learning experience. Plan the remedial mathematics implementation schedule. Document your implementation, including in visual form (e.g. photographs, diagrams)

GUIDELINES FOR TUTORS 1. Tutor needs to guide the students in preparing the coursework. 2. Advice them to find a suitable format in their presentation of each subtopic. 3. 4. Advise some references for students. Guide the students in using the APA format for referencing and citation.

___________________________________________________________________________ PENILAIAN / EVALUATION Tugasan ini akan menyumbangkan 40% markah kepada kursus tersebut dan akan dinilai berdasarkan kepada Rubrik / Skema Jawapan. / This assignment accounts for 40% of the marks for the course mentioned and shall be assessed based on the Rubrics / Answer Scheme. Anda akan dimaklumkan tentang markah tugasan ini sebelum Peperiksaan Akhir Semester bermula / You would be informed of the assignment mark before the Final Semester Examination commences. PLAGIARISME: POTONGAN MARKAH / PLAGIARISM: MARKS DEDUCTION Amaran: Tugasan yang diserahkan secara automatik akan disemak untuk persamaan. Jika plagiarisme dikesan, markah akan dipotong seperti berikut: / Warning: The submitted assignment will automatically undergo a similarity check. If plagiarism is detected, marks would be deducted as follows: Tugasan dengan kandungan 10 - 30 % yang sama dengan lain: 20% potongan daripada jumlah markah yang diperolehi. Tugasan melebihi kandungan 30% yang sama dengan lain: Markah sifar akan diberikan. Assignments with 10 - 30 % overlap with others: 20% deduction from the total marks scored. Assignments with more than 30% overlap with others: Zero mark would be given