Assessment task 3: Development, précis and submission of final essay

Assessment task 3: Development, précis and submission of final essay

Order Description
Assessment task 3: Development, précis and submission of final essay/project
Objective(s): d and e
Weight: 45%
Task: This task has three key elements:
1. the selection of a research topic appropriate both to the broad course subject and to the student’s
individual interests;
2. ensuring that the research methods and directions are progressing in the best possible manner;
and
3. testing the student’s ability to express cogently the aims and the findings of their research, either
in text or multi-modal formats.
Length: 3000 words or equivalent (audiovisual projects should have short 500 word attached exegesis).
Due: Week 4 – topic and proposed format; Week 7- 1 page dot point outline; Week 11 – final project via
TurnItIn or other agreed mode if not in text format (with 500 word exegesis).
Criteria
linkages:
Criteria Weight (%) SLOs CILOs
Understanding of key issues as expressed
in project title proposal
10 d 3.1
Demonstrated logic of project and its
underpinning theories and research
resources
20 e 6.2
Quality of argument, data and grasp of
key literature
30 e 2.1
Quality of presentation that synthesizes
approach with content and logical
coherence.
40 e 2.2
SLOs: subject learning objectives
CILOs: course intended learning outcomes