Human Resource Management: BUSS 5069: Workplace Learning and Development - Assignment 1 - SP5 2019

1. BUSS 5069 Assessment 1 - Case study

This page was created to help you complete your first assessment task for BUSS 5069, Case Study One. Please see your Course Outline for assessment details.

2. Consult your textbook

The following video will introduce you to the library, show you how to find your textbook, and demonstrate how to download sections of the textbook.

3. How to plan your search

Watch this short video (2m:26s) to get tips on planning an effective search.

4. Finding information

You have been asked to use 6 to 10 references for Case Study One and the Library Catalogue is a great place to find them.

Search the Library Catalogue using keywords to find relevant journal articles, books, and other resources in the collection.

Here are a few keyword examples for the first Case Study:

  • learning
  • training
  • development
  • performance
  • evaluation

To do a search, try using:

  • "quotation marks" around phrases
    • ​"training and learning"
  • the asterisk (*) to find the plural and other forms of a word
    • perform* (this will find performed, performance, performing, ...)
  • AND to connect ideas
    • development AND performance
  • OR to search for similar or related terms 
    • "training and development" OR "learning and development"

5. Searching

Search the Library Catalogue below to get started!

Search the Library Catalogue

Tweak your results using the filters on the left hand side of the page to:

  • Limit to articles from Peer-Reviewed Journals
  • Limit by Publication Date eg 2014 to 2019

Take a 15 minute tutorial to sharpen your skills and Learn to Search the Catalogue

6. Write Your Assignment

This short video (2m:26s) goes through the process of writing an essay.

The Student Engagement Unit has created a suite of resources called Study Help that can help you understand different assignment types.

Take a look at:

Studiosity offers assistance with academic writing, referencing, maths, business studies and more. Use the online chat or submit work for feedback.

7. Referencing

Referencing Roadmap (Harvard)
Need help referencing? Follow the roadmap!
Referencing Roadmap (Harvard)
 
More Help:
  • Referencing hub
    Information around what is referencing, paraphrasing, referencing rules, referencing styles and Academic Integrity. Also includes a link to the Harvard Referencing Guide UniSA (pdf).
     
  • Referencing forum
    Discuss referencing, exchange advice and post questions and answers about referencing (facilitated by Student Engagement Unit).

What do you do with all those references you have found?

Use a bibliographic management software to store, organise and cite your references. The Library supports the bibliographic management tool EndNote. There are also many free systems available.

Watch Managing Your References to decide which tool is best for you and then get started. 

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