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[JDM] Exam structure
The following is taken from the instruction sheet for the exam, I hope
that this is of some use.
This examination contains six questions. You should answer
only four of the six questions. If you answer more than four,
you must indicate clearly which four you wish graded.
Your answers should demonstrate an understanding of the
concepts and ideas introduced during the course from either the
reading or material presented during the course itself.
One sign of not understanding the concepts is listing many irrelevant
concepts in a ``shot-gun'' approach to answering questions. You will
be marked down for listing concepts from the course in answer to
questions to which those concepts are not connected. If you believe
that the concept is connected, you should explain how.
Your answers should be focused on concepts from the course.
Each question could be construed very broadly, but the intent is that
the behaviour or thinking described in the question can be explained
by material presented in the reading or lecture or discussion from
the course. While you may bring in outside material, you must
demonstrate an understanding of the course material. If you disagree
with the theories from the course it is fine to say so and give
reasons, but you first must show that you understand how they are
supposed to work.
Although the examination is ``open book'' it is designed otherwise.
That is, I will not be looking for names, dates or details of
studies. You do not need to know who said what when, and it would
not be a good use of your time to look up that information.
Livia Markoczy | Cranfield School of Management
L.Markoczy@Cranfield.ac.uk | +44 (0)1234 751 122 (x3757)
http://www.cranfield.ac.uk/public/mn/mn795/ | FAX: +44 (0)1234 750070