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GUIDELINES FOR MARKING AND HONOURS RESEARCH PROJECT HRENV82 & HESRPRX

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Applicability/Suitability/Relevance
Study should be demarcated in a meaningful way
Problem statement and research objectives are articulated
Must be clearly and unambiguously formulated and stated
Students understanding of and insight into the problems and issues and the objective must be evident
and developed in the content
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!he literature review should cover the major elements of the problem
Review of scientific and technical literature is relevant and current
"overage of major theorists# models/typologies
!he theory should generate the propositions/research $uestions or hypotheses that are used to guide the
research
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!he research design and methodology must be clearly defined and substantiated from the literature
Population and sampling procedures/fieldwor& schedule should be e'plained where applicable and be
appropriate
!he student must understand and be familiar with scientific methods and techni$ues of research
(ogical e'ecution of the research project
Research instruments should be appropriate and sound
!he ethical re$uirements of the research should have been honoured
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Appropriate and relevant data analysis techni$ues have been employed
"lear and succinct presentation of data
*here appropriate hypotheses stated have been either supported or rejected
+ata has been interpreted correctly
!he interpretation of the data has been lin&ed to the literature review
Any limitations to the study have been declared ,and weighed-
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Meaningful findings# discussion and final summary# as well as a clear reflection of the contribution or
significance of the study
Achievement of aim,s- and research objectives is reflected on
Any shortcomings of the study are declared and weighed
"onclusions and recommendations are made# including further research suggestions
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!itle page
!able of contents
Readability and scientific writing style
(ogical structure# division into chapters and progression
"orrect use of $uotations# reference techni$ues and footnotes
(imited or no typing errors and spelling mista&es
"lear and concise graphs# figures and illustrations
Accurate bibliography/list of references
Abstract in either 0nglish or Afri&aans
Appendices of relevant supporting research documents
Accurate and consistent referencing
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