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1. This assignment must be prepared and submitted individually, the work you submit must
be your own.
2. You should include a reference list for any textbooks, websites or other references you
use to prepare your answers. Apart from the reference list at the end of the report, use in
text referencing whenever appropriate.
3. Submit the assessment file using the following naming convention:
First Name_LastName_STAT201A_Presentation Assessment
2 files are to be submitted: the presentation file and the Excel file including the raw data
used in your presentation
Presentation Assessment Brief
Program Bachelor of Business
Subject code STATS201A
Subject name STAT201A – Research Enquiry for Managers
Assessment title Assessment – Presentation
Group or individual assessment Individual Assessment
Length max 10 slides
Learning outcomes addressed a), b), c), d)
Submission deadline Week 5
Total marks 20
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The purpose of this assessment task is practical application of descriptive statistics. You are
requested to search for real world data and process it using appropriate numerical and
graphical techniques covered in your course. You should make sure that the techniques
chosen are appropriate for the data type you are dealing with. The final outcome should be a
short presentation of maximum 10ss slides.
1. Find a reliable source of raw statistical data recently published in an area that
interests you. Reliable sources would be for example published research studies,
Australian Bureau of Statistics, international organisations such as International
Monetary Fund, Australian Bureau of Statistics etc.
2. Use appropriate graphical methods to present your data. Include a brief bullet
point explanation of the information presented in the graphs as well as brief
commentary on the appropriateness of the graphical methods used.
3. Based on the nature of your data, use appropriate numerical descriptive
measures to analyse and interpret your data. Include a brief bullet point
explanation of the choice of the measures as well as interpretation of their results.
4. Make sure you include references to the source of your data and include the data
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Presentation Marking Rubric
5 4 3 2 1-0 Mark
Numerical Presentation of Data
Student shows superior knowledge of the numerical descriptive measures with an excellent interpretation. No mistakes in calculations are present.
Shows adequate knowledge of the descriptive numerical measures and explains them appropriately. Some minor mistakes in calculations may be present.
Shows some understanding of the numerical descriptive measures, however some mistakes in calculations and interpretations are present.
Shows limited understanding of the numerical descriptive measures and the most of the calculations are incorrect and wrongly interpreted.
Failed to provide the numerical descriptive measures for the data provided. Little or no explanation provided.
Graphical Presentation of Data
The data has been processed and presented in excellent quality. The methods used show complete understanding of the graphical presentation of the data covered in the course. The student uses appropriate narration and interpretation, the graphs are presented in an excellent quality.
The student showed good working knowledge of the graphical presentation, the methods used are appropriate and well presented. The graphs include appropriate titles, are correctly narrated and interpreted.
Majority of the graphs are correct, while some may not be the most appropriate for the type of the data presented. Graphs are well presented, narrated and interpreted.
Majority of the graphs are not appropriate for the type of the data used. The presentation of the graphs is not the best and does not give the reader a good picture of what is being presented. The graphs are missing interpretation.
There is little or no understanding of the graphical presentation of data. The student either failed to present the data in appropriate form or no graphs were provided. The graphs are missing interpretation.
Explanation of the appropriateness
of the descriptive methods used
Excellent explanation of the appropriateness of the methods used has been provided. The student shows great understanding of both graphical and numerical presentation of data.
Appropriate explanation of the methodology used has been provided. The student shows good working knowledge of both numerical and graphical presentation of data.
Majority of the explanation of appropriateness of the methods used is correct, however some mistakes are present.
The student provided limited explanation of the appropriateness of the methods used and/or the graphical part or the numerical part of the explanation is missing.
Explanation provided is incorrect and does not prove an understanding of the graphical and numerical methods used to present the data.
Excellent grammar, spelling, punctuation and professional presentation. The presentation is very visually appealing. Appropriate referencing has been provided.
Adequate grammar, spelling, punctuation, and presentation. Good visual presentation. Appropriate referencing has been provided.
Grammar, spelling, punctuation and presentation need improvement. The presentation serves its purpose but it is not visually very appealing. The document is partially referenced.
Grammar, spelling, punctuation, professional writing needs significant improvement. Overall the presentation lacks attention to detail and has not been carefully thought through. The document is very poorly referenced.
Very badly written, incorrect grammar, inappropriate language used, no proper structure of the document, badly organised with no logical flow and not appealing visually. The document is missing referencing.