I got an assignment I need done for my university
You are required to write a 500 word report on "Does the software engineering course develop the skills required by employers in the area of Java Developer".
Imagine that the audience for this report is a government department wanting to check the commercial relevance of UK university courses.
What report format should you use?
Headings to identify sections – possibly numbered
An introduction, and a conclusion or summary
Explain what the report attempts to do and who it is for
Conclusion should make judgement on how well the skills developed match the skills required
What should be in it?
[url removed, login to view] requirements for a suitable graduate level job role
a)Generic competencies – team working, presentation
b)Specific technical skills – Java
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A discussion about the 'fit' between the two – is anything not covered by the course?
What writing style should you use?
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[url removed, login to view] in Java Developer usually require applicants to have good communication skills etc...
Use of facts and references
1. References show where you got your facts from and give confidence to the reader
2. References appear both 'in text' and in a references list at end of report
Apply whether you quote directly or paraphrase