For detailed information and requirements as far as assignments are concerned, see the Your service guide @ Unisathat you received with your study material. To submit an assignment via myUnisa: •Go to myUnisa •Log in with your student number and password •Select the module •Click on assignments in the left-hand menu •Click on the assignment number you want to submit •Follow the instructions on the screen 6.3 Comments and feedback on assignments You will receive feedback on assignments 01 and 02 in Tutorial letters 201 and 202 respectively. Written assignments will be marked and markers will provide feedback on your written assignment. However, comments on compulsory assignments will be sent to all students registeredfor this module in a Tutorial letter 202. As soon as you have received the comments, please check your answers. The assignment and the comments on these assignments constitute and important part of your learning and should help you to be better prepared for the next assignment and the examination. Feedback on Assignments 01 and 02will be given in Tutorial letters 201 and 202 respectively. These tutorial letters will be sent to you after the due date of the assignments. The comments on the self-evaluation assignments are included in appendix F of this tutorial letter. This will enable you to mark your assignment as soon as you have completed it. 6.4 Assessment of assignments PLEASE NOTE: Although students may work together when preparing assignments, each student must write and submit his or her own individual assignment. In other words, you must submit your own ideas in your own word, sometimes interspersing relevant short quotations that are properly referenced. It is unacceptable for students to submit identical assignments on the basis that they worked together. That is copying (a form of plagiarism) and none of these assignments will be marked. Furthermore, you may be penalised or subjected to disciplinary proceedings by the University. 6.5 Objectives of assignments Unlike residential universities, the University of South Africa does not require students to write tests to gain admission to the examination. Assignments are used for this purpose. The assignments serve as an important criterion to determine whether the students have studied the matter in the study guides in a systematic fashion and are able to research certain prescribed subjects. At the same time, the students become conversant with
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