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BSN503 Research Seminar

Assessment Item 1: Literature Review Critique


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Quality of Analysis (60 marks)


18- 20
Demonstrated
You demonstrate a strong
36-40
1820
understanding of
command of the literature
literature, synthesis
(regarding literature reviews) and clearly
and selection of
outline relevant criteria and justify your
criteria. (20)
selection displaying insight and synthesis
of ideas.
Critical Insight (40)

You clearly demonstrate outstanding


levels of critical insight when analyzing
the appropriateness of the example
literature reviews against your stated
criteria.

Logic and argument (20 marks)


Logic and argument
You present a coherent argument
throughout your paper that is logical and
synthesises arguments.

Communication skills (20 marks)


Written presentation
You organize content for excellent
structure and format
readability and make no technical errors.
You have followed the structural
requirements closely. You use the Harvard
referencing system correctly with
diversity and appropriate references.
Original sources are cited

Name:_______________________________
5

15 17.5
30-35
15
17.5
17.5

4
13 14.5
26-29.5
13
14.5

3
13 14.5
20-25.5
13
14.5

2-1
009.5
9.5
You fail to
0 19.5
include relevant criteria.

You have
reviewed the
literature (regarding literature
reviews) extensively and outline
relevant criteria and justify your
selection displaying some
synthesis of ideas.

You have
reviewed the
literature (regarding literature
reviews) at a reasonable level
and outline criteria and justify
your selection displaying limited
synthesis of ideas.

You outline
relevant
criteria but with minimal
justification.
13 14.5

You demonstrate high levels of


critical insight when analyzing the
appropriateness of the example
literature reviews against your
stated criteria.

You demonstrate good levels of


critical insight when analyzing
the appropriateness of the
example literature reviews
against your stated criteria.

You demonstrate critical


insight occasionally when
analyzing the appropriateness
of the example literature
reviews against your stated
criteria.

You demonstrate little


critical insight.

You present a coherent argument


throughout your paper that is
logical and partially synthesises
arguments.

You mainly present a coherent


argument throughout your paper
that is mostly logical but with
limited synthesis of arguments.

You present a reasonable


argument throughout your
paper that is mostly logical but
no synthesise of arguments.

The argument is not coherent


or logical.

You organize content clearly and


make no technical errors. You
have followed the structural
requirements closely.
You use the Harvard referencing
system correctly with appropriate
references. Original sources are
cited

You organize content clearly and


make very few technical errors.
You have attempted to follow
the structural requirements. You
use the Harvard referencing
system with minimal errors with
appropriate references. Most of
the citations are
original sources

You attempt to organize


content clearly and make some
technical errors. . You have
attempted to follow the
structural requirements. You
use the Harvard referencing
system with some errors.
Some of the citations are
original sources

You present content in an


incoherent way and make
frequent technical errors
through the paper. You do
not use referencing correctly

18- 20
15 17.5
13 14.5
0 9.5
Up to 10% may be lost due to poor quality of the presentation of the essay, lack of clarity in written expression, unnecessary spelling, grammar, referencing errors (in essay and in reference list), lack of
sound proofreading of essay.
Comments:

Total: ________ / 100%

Reweighted __________ / 25%