Project Detailed Design and Implementation

AssessmentDetailsand Submission Guidelines
Trimester T22018
UnitCode MN692
UnitTitle CapstoneProject
AssessmentType Individual and Group
AssessmentTitle All Assessmentmarking guidesare attachedherewith
Purpose of the

assessment (with

ULO Mapping)


a. Demonstrate theabilitytoconceptualise,research,design,planandexecutea substantialcapstoneproject

b. Adaptandapplytheknowledgeandskillsacquiredoverthecoreunitsofthe courseinplanningandexecuting acapstone projectinanarearelatedto Networking

c. Orallypresentthe researchbackground,design,implementation,resultsand conclusionstoan audienceofpeersandacademicstaff

d. Through written reflective journals and project reports, demonstrate

communicationandtechnicalresearchskillstojustifyandinterpretproblems, methodologies,conclusionsand professionaldecisions

e. Demonstratetheapplicationofknowledgeandskillswitha highlevelofpersonal autonomyandaccountability whilebeingpartofateam-basedworking environment.

Weight 100%
TotalMarks 100
Wordlimit N/A
DueDate Asperassessments



AssignmentCover Page.

TheassignmentmustbeinMSWordformat,1.5spacing,11-ptCalibri(Body)font and 2cmmarginson all four sidesofyour pagewithappropriate sectionheadings.

Referencesourcesmustbecitedinthetextofthereport,and listedappropriatelyat theendin a referencelistusingIEEE referencingstyle.

Extension Ifanextension oftimetosubmitworkisrequired,aSpecialConsideration ApplicationmustbesubmitteddirectlyinAMS. Youmustsubmitthisapplication threeworkingdayspriortotheduedateoftheassignment.Furtherinformationis availableat: procedures-and-guidelines/special-considerationdeferment




case,penaltiescanvaryfromawrittenwarningorzeromarkstoexclusionfromthe courseorrescindingthedegree.Studentsshouldmakethemselvesfamiliarwiththe full policy and procedure available at: mit/institute-publications/policies-procedures-and-guidelines/Plagiarism- Academic-Misconduct-Policy-Procedure .Forfurtherinformation,pleasereferto theAcademicIntegritySectionin your UnitDescription.


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Assignmentsubmission and Marks:

· Assignments 1 and 2 are to be submitted as group work.

· Submission of self-evaluation (i.e. reflective journal) and peer-evaluation is individual responsibility.

· The marks given for Assignments 1 and 2 are calculated as the overall group marks multiplied by individual student’s marks.

· The individual student’s marks will be based on the individual’s attendance and participation,as well as self and peer-evaluation, as per the following table:

In Week 3 (for weeks1- 2) Attendance and Participation

/ 4 Marks

Self and peer-evaluation Report

/ 2 Marks

In week 11 (for weeks 3- 10) Attendance and Participation

/ 16 Marks

Self and peer-evaluation Report

/ 8 Marks

All Assessments will be marked by both,the project supervisors and the unit lecturer.

AssessmentTask DueDate Weight LearningOutcomes


Assignment 1 Groupreport:ProjectDetailedDesign* and Individual Report Week3 10% a,b,e
Assignment 2 Groupreport:Project

Implementationand evaluationreport*and Individual Report


Week11 50% a, b,e
Assignment 3 Individualreport: Peerevaluationofcontributions ofteammembersand reflectivejournal on professionalpractice/exposure

– Submission ofstudentportfolio onMoodle

Week12 30% d,e
Assignment 4 Grouppresentation* Week12 10% c
TOTAL 100%

*Withinagrouptask,anumberofsub-taskswillbeassignedtoindividualsbythe projectsupervisor.This,alongwithanevaluationoftheindividualreflectivejournals, willbeusedtoassessindividualoutcomes.

Individual marks will be calculated for each assignment as follows:

For example:

Group X marks for Assignment-1 group report = 8/10

Individual marks based on attendance and participation, as well as self and peer-evaluation:

Member 1 = 5/6

Member 2 = 6/6

Member 3 = 3/6

Member 4 = 0/6

Total marks for each member for Assignment-1:

Member 1 = 10/12 X 16 = 8.3 / 10

Member 2 = 12/12 X 16 = 10 / 10

Member 3 = 07/12 X 16 = 4 / 10

Member 4 = 00/12 X 16 = 0/ 10


Assignment1- ProjectDetailedDesignMarkingguide–Dueweek3

Sections Marks
Introduction 2
DetailedDesign– includeblockdiagramof theimplementation,roleof each

member,weeklyplan, installation of software/hardwarespecifications,and otherdesigndetails

Totalmarks 10
Individual Marks Attendance (common class and supervisor meeting) and participation (week 1-4)


Individual (self and peer-evaluation) Report (week 1-4)



Total Marks 6

Assignment-1 total marks for each member are calculated based on the overall group marks and the individual marks for weeks 1 – 2.



Demonstrationof theimplementationtothesupervisor– Weeks2to11 10
Finalreport sections should include the following:
Stepbystepimplementationprocesswithappropriatereferences 12
Testingand troubleshooting 4
Results and evaluation based on the objectives 12
Comparative analysis (compare with MN691 literature review findings) 4
Project innovation (in-terms of contribution) 3
Conclusion, limitations and future work 2
References 3
Total 50
Individual Marks Attendance (common class and supervisor meeting) and participation (week 3-10)


Individual (self and peer-evaluation) Report (week 3-10)



Total Marks 24

Assignment-2 total marks for each member are calculated based on the overall group marks and the individual marks for weeks 3-10.

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Assignment3–Reflectivejournalonprofessionalexposure- Individualreport–


Sections Description MaxMarks
1 Cover pageand format 2
2 Technical Skills Developed During Professional


 Summaryof overallprofessionalexposure

 Mapping of unitsonto professionalexposure

 New technical skills or knowledge

 Exposureinfuture





3 ProfessionalSkills Developed During Professional


 Practical exposure

 Graduate Outcomes Table

 Your approach tochange

 Recommendationtobecomeasuccessfulnetwork professional

 Futureplansasa networkprofessional






4 References 3
5 Professional Exposure Certificate / evidence of

attendance / participation

TotalMarks 30

Assignment 4: Group presentation. Due in weeks 12

Description Max Marks
Oral presentation 3
Demonstration 3
Submission of video 4
Total Marks 10

Individual Report for Assignment 1 and 2

Self (Reflective journal) and Peer-evaluation report

Due week 2 and 11

1. Common Class and supervisor meeting attendance and participation = 2 Marks for each week.

2. Write summary of weekly activitiesin 2-3 paragraphs in each section (D, E, E, P) in one reflective journal table. (1 Marks for assignment 1, 4 marks for assignment 2)


How effectively did you work and contribute to your group?


List at-least 2 of your contributions to the project. Were your behaviors valuable or detrimental to the team? Explain.


How do you justify yourat-least 2 valuables/contributions to the team and atleast one detrimental to the team?


What did you learn about working in a group from this project that you will carry into your next group experience?

3. Peer evaluation: Write peer evaluation report.(1 Marks for assignment 1, 4 marks for assignment 2)

Write the name of each of your group members in a separate column. For each person, indicate the extent to which you agree with the statement on the left, using a scale of 1-4 (1=strongly disagree; 2=disagree; 3=agree; 4=strongly agree). Total the numbers in each column.

Evaluation Criteria Group member 1 Group member 2 Group member 3 Group member 4 Justify
Attends group meetings regularly and arrives on time.
Contributes meaningfully to group discussions.
Completes group assignments on time.
Prepares work in a quality manner.
Demonstrates a cooperative and supportive attitude.
Contributes significantly to the success of the project.

Assignment3–Peerevaluationandreflectivejournaloncapstoneproject experienceandprofessionalexposure-Individualreport– Dueweek12

Reportshould include the following components:

 Aminimumof 1000words report outlining yourprofessional development duringthe professional exposure.

Report should include the following six parts.

1) The firstpart is a Title page, yourname, school and student number.

2) The Second partistechnicalskillsdeveloped during ProfessionalExposure.

3) The thirdpartis a summary of professionalskillsdeveloped during ProfessionalExposure.

4) The fourth partisreferences in IEEEreferencingstyle.

5) The fifth part is the signed ‘completion of professionalexposure/exposure certificate’ and/or

evidences of attendance ofprofessional events.

Details of Report

Thereport shouldbe1000wordslong,plusfigures,tablesandreferencesandanyappendices originatingfrom theactualreport inindustry.Notetheappendicesmentionedherearedifferentfrom the weekly diary of activities. Thereport should have the following sections:

1. Title page, your name, schooland student number(2 Marks)

2. Technical Skills Developed During Professional Exposure.Write technical reflective journal on the following points: ( 10 Marks)

4.1Write asummary of overallprofessionalexposure. (1 Mark)

4.2 Did you have prior knowledge tounderstandtheprofessional expectation?Map all unitsthat was useful during yourprofessional exposure andhow did you apply yourprior knowledge and skills. (6 Marks)

4.3What are the new technical skills or knowledge did you learn fromindustry? (2 Marks)

4.4Where can you use thatexposurein future? (1 Mark)

3. Professional SkillsDeveloped During ProfessionalExposure.Map youroutcome to ACSCBOK

knowledge key words ( 10 Marks)

a) Identify thespecific skills that your specific practicalexposure bestmatches to and state why that is so.

i) Include a good example fromyourpracticalexposure to demonstrate how you mayhave developedinthe skillsidentified. (2 Marks)

ii) Justify yourself by filling in the “Graduate Outcomes Table”(Appendix A). The justificationshould reflect thestageyouarein your development of theskill.(3 Marks)

b) As you look into the future as a networking graduate, use your professionalexposureto address the following questions:

i) Based onyour professional exposurewhat would you like to change inthe way andmanner you approach your study? Explain.(1 Mark)

b) What would you recommend to those who structure your degree programto changeto ensure you become a successful networking professional in future? (2 Marks)

c) Your plansfor your future as anetworking graduate.(2 Marks)

i) What typesof work environmentsattract you the most?

ii) Are there specific networkingchallenges that you are more interested infor the future?


iii) Have your ideas about your futuredirection developed duringthe practicalexposure?


iv) Which specific aspects of yourprofessional exposure did you enjoy the most?Which aspects didyou not likethe most?How will these influencehow you think about your future as a network professional?

4. References (3 Marks)

You should referenceall the materials you have used in preparing this report. Ensurethat yourreport follows the IEEEreferencing format.

5. Professional ExposureCertificate / evidences ofattendance / participation (5 Marks) Exposuredetails.

For each period ofworkexposure (thereshould only be one)list of:

5.1.Name of employer

5.2.Type ofbusiness

5.3.Your job title

5.4.Datesof theexposure

5.5.Full detailsof yourprofessionalsupervisor (name, position, email, phone number)


MITiscommittedtoensureacourseof studyis current,practicaland relevant sothatgraduates are “workready”andequippedforlife-longlearning.Inorder toaccomplishthis,the MITGraduate Attributesidentifytherequiredknowledge,skillsandattributesthat preparestudentsforthe professional.

The leveltowhich Graduate Attributes covered in thisprofessional exposureare as follows:

MIT Graduate Attributes Justify thecoverage based on capstone project exposure and professional


Ability to



inarangeof contexts toachieve highorder speaking, listening, reading,writing,numeracyandinformation technologycommunication skills.

Independent and Lifelong Learning Acapacitytobeaself-directedlearnerandthinkerandto

studyandworkindependently.Resultingin continuous learning, resilience,confidence,learningtransferableand timemanagementskillsandan ability tolearn independently.

Ethics Awareness, sensitivity, and commitment to ethics and

ethical standards in personal, social, business and professional contexts.

Analytical and Problem Solving Theabilitytocollect,analyseandevaluateinformation

andideas andtosolveproblemsbythinking clearly, criticallyandcreativelytosolveproblemsandissuesusing establishedmethodsof enquiry.

Cultural and Global Awareness An acknowledgmentof and respect for: equality of

opportunity;individual andsocial responsibility;anda recognition andappreciationof otherculturesandtimes recognizing the global contextof business.

Team work A capacityto relate to, collaborate with, and, where

appropriate leadothers, andtoexchangeviews andideas inorderto achievedesiredoutcomesthrough teamwork, negotiation,conflictresolution,and leadership.

Specialist knowledge of a field of study Comprehensivespecialistknowledgeofafieldofstudy

and definedprofessional skills ensuring work readiness.

Examples ofprofessional exposure

 Practicalexposure in an environmentoutsidetheteachingestablishment

 Guestlectures

 Useof industryvisitsand inspection

 InterviewingITprofessionals

 Beingmentoredbyaprofessional

 Directindustryinputof dataand advicetoproblemsolving,projectsand evaluationtasks

Examples Evidenceofactivity
Practicalexposure in an environmentoutside

theteachingestablishmentsuchasIndustry placements(paid or unpaid)

Work exposure letter from employer,students’ reflective


Guestlecturers Recordofguestlecturer,seminarleaderpresentation,

students’ reflective journal and e-portfolio

Useof industryvisitsand inspection Letter from employer, students’ reflective journal
Industrycontacts/visitfor feasibilitystudies

Examples: contactsupplier,industry professionaltogatherdata or requirement.

Letter from employer, students’ reflective journal
Seminars presentedbyindustryprofessionals Evidence:flyersdistributedtostudentsadvertising

seminars;letterstoquestspeakers;reflectivejournal and e-portfolio

Beingmentoredbyaprofessional Studentrecordsofmentormeetingsin e-log
Directindustryinputof dataand adviceto

problemsolving,projectsand evaluation tasks

Industry-basedprojects.Where possibleindustry

mentorswillhavesometimeavailabletoadvisestudents and/or tohaveinputinto studentassessment.Thismay meane.g.An expertpresentfor studentpresentations. Evidence:letterfromexpertagreeingtomentorproject Recordofcontactin studentdiary/e-log



Recordeachcontactin a studentdiary or e-log,

certificateof attendance,emailconfirmation etc


Theprofessionalpracticeportfoliowillbeanevidencebasedportfoliowhichallstudentswillberequired to keepduringtheirtime ofproject unit’senrolment.Thepurposeof the portfolioisto recordall professionalexposure studentsexposureduring theirenrolment.