Demonstrates a critical understanding of the chosen theory and its use in the chosen topic area including, critical awareness of current issues in relevant specialist areas

Coursework 2 assessment criteria: a short literature review

In line with GCU London’s Integrated Feedback Matrices the following criteria will be used to assess Course Work 2. Please note that the way in which the criteria are applied, the evidence required and weightings are all indicative.

KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING (30%)

· Demonstrates a critical understanding of the chosen theory and its use in the chosen topic area including, critical awareness of current issues in relevant specialist areas (evident in the discussion of how findings contribute to knowledge/practice in topic area)

· Demonstrates a critical understanding of research methodology (evident in rationale developed for the methodology, including consideration of epistemological and theoretical underpinnings appropriate and relevant to their project) 

PRACTICE: APPLIED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND UNDERSTANDING (25%)

·Applies appropriate and significant methods to carry out a literature review interpretation of findings)

·Applies appropriate research skills and techniques in the conduct of research, evident in the rationale for literature review methodology and articulation of how it was executed)

·Demonstrates appropriate and relevant planning and execution of research (evident. in the articulation of the justification for methodology, development and understanding of research methodology, methods and analysis)

·Demonstrates originality and/or creativity (evident in developing rationale for literature review based on understanding of topic area and detailed methods of identifying, screening and collating literature relevant to the topic area) 

GENERIC COGNITIVE SKILLS (20%)

·Applies critical analysis, evaluation and synthesis of information, and relevant issues (evident in the introduction section as theory is introduced and issues arising from the literature review for your programme area or topic, and interpretation of results)

·Identifies, conceptualises and defines new and abstract problems and issues (can be demonstrated in developing cogent arguments for rationale for literature review, justification of methodology, and interpretation and discussion of findings)

COMMUNICATION, ICT AND NUMERACY SKILLS (10%)

·Report is written clearly, in appropriate academic/scientific language; there is a clearly organised structure which takes reader in a logical and east-to-follow way through arguments/narrative being developed;

·Meets requirements of presentation and formatting, which also supports the structure and clarity of the narrative of the report

·Demonstrates good standards of grammar, punctuation and spelling 

AUTONOMY, ACCOUNTABILITY AND WORKING WITH OTHERS (15%)

·Demonstrates good clear planning (evident throughout the report).

·Demonstrates understanding professional practice, makes informed judgements on relevant issues (demonstrated in articulation of literature review conduct and discussion)

·Demonstrates critical reflection on execution of literature review and implications of findings, including limitations and weaknesses in literature review conduct and findings (demonstrated in the discussion of findings and conclusions)

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