UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA
INSTITUTE OF NEO EDUCATION (iNED)
PAD 170 : GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
SEMESTER DECEMBER 2013- APRIL 2014
1. COURSEWORK : 40%
a. Test : 20%
20 quiz-type questions will be given. You are required to answer all questions in 20 minutes.
The test will be held during the third Seminar (9.2.2014). See "Quiz for Self- Practice"
on my website and prepare the answers for all the quiz questions in advance after
reading and revising thoroughly "Understanding Modern Political Terms" posted on my website.
b. Written Assignment : 10%
You are required to answer 5 short questions and 2 long essay-type questions. The
questions are based on the topics covered under the syllabus for the Course and the format
of the final examination.
See "Written Assignment" on my website for the questions.
The answers to the questions given must be computer-typed, double-spaced and
must be submitted to me during the third seminar (9.2.2014).
Please note you are not allowed to copy answers from books or notes or other sources. Those who
plagiarize (menjiplak / meniru) will be penalised (dihukum).
c. Revision Exercises (10%)
You are required to answer all the Revision Exercises (14 weeks) posted on the iClass system on a
regular and weekly basis and according to the deadline set. This is a compulsory exercise and only
those who complete answering the exercises will be given the 10 marks at the end of the semester.
2. FINAL EXAMINATION: 60%
You are required to answer five (5) compulsory questions from Part A (50%) and two (2)
essay-type questions out of four (4) questions from Part B (50%). When you answer
questions from Part B, you are required to give an introduction and a conclusion.
Please see the past (final) examination question papers posted on my website.
3. Participation in i-Class system
Every student registered for this Course is required to be active on the i-Class system. You are required to post your
views, suggestions, comments, questions, etc on the i-class forum throughout the Semester. Each student should post at
least 25 messages each month. 5 marks will be added to your actual overall marks (i.e. coursework plus final examination
marks) if you fulfil (memenuhi) this requirement (keperluan).