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Learning Exercise 2


Review the “DocuWare Case Study.”

Respond to the following questions with explanations and in details.

Case Study Questions

  1. What was the major issue(s) within this case study? Why?
  2. List and explain some recommendations that you have come up with to assist in resolving the major issues that the company is currently facing.
  3. What impact will the software (referenced within the case study) have on import documentation and customs procedures? Why?
  4. Does the proposed software facilitate methods of reporting, from a customs standpoint? Why or why not?

Your checklist before you submit

  • No coloured-text
  • No cover image
  • Cover page must include:
    • course name;
    • assignment number and title;
    • instructor’s name;
    • student’s First and Last name;
    • student number;
    • date; and
    • word-count.
  • Address all 4 questions
  • Answer all questions in detailed paragraphs (no one-liners; detailed explanations are needed)
  • Table of Contents must be included
  • Paper’s length range: min 600, max 800 words, excluding the covers, TOC, repeated questions, block-quotes, and the bibliography (out-of-range papers will lose at least 10 marks)
  • Use headings and subheadings (do NOT rewrite each question in the “Headings.” That is not what headings are for). Heading numbers must correspond to the question numbers
  • Citations: IEEE format, in-line citations, and a bibliography
  • Page numbers

Written Report Marking Scheme

Criteria Marks
Cover-page includes assignment title, instructor’s name, course & assignment name, student’s first and last name, student number, date, word count, subheading numbers correspond to the questions, and Table of Consents is included 2
Response to Q1 14
Response to Q2 10
Response to Q3 24
Response to Q4 24
Extensive, valid, library research from reliable sources in addition to the textbook (no ‘Google search’, no Wikipedia articles) 15
IEEE style in-line citations, IEEE style bibliography, correct format and structure followed 7
Correct spelling / proper grammar 4
ANY form of plagiarism (e.g. any text from a not-credited source, any uncited block-quote, any uncited paraphrase, any text borrowed from your classmate’s paper, etc.) Maximum amount of quotes in your paper must not exceed 10%, cited or not. Violations will be reported to the campus director immediately. -100
Late submission (penalty; mark deduction per day) -20%

Submitting Your Written Report

  • Share a digital copy of your final paper with me via Google Docs (use my gmail address)
  • Day 4 is the last day for this assignment (there will be a penalty for late submissions)
customs_learning_exercise_2.txt · Last modified: 2021/07/10 18:10 by Eric Bright