Essay or Presentation.
Select one chapter from the textbook other than the first and concluding chapters.
Find 3 discussions about the topic that you can submit as text for your assignment. For example, you could select a newspaper article, a magazine article, a blog.
Discuss the article in relation to your selected chapter. This will involve:
_Identifying the image of children portrayed in each of your 3 selected articles/blogs (5 marks).
_Attempting to identify any evidence the authors have used (8 marks).
_Considering whether the image portrayed in your articles/blogs are consistent with current research (5 marks).
_Use of scholarly articles beyond the chapter and the article (see Chapter 1 of your textbook for the types of articles considered scholarly) (8 marks).
_Use of analysis to develop your argument (9 marks).
_Correct use of referencing (5 marks).
Submit the essay and associated articles/blogs online through iLearn.
|Students doing the presentation should submit their slides articles/blogs and any other materials online. Losing Marks (marks refer to marks out of 40)|
|The essay or presentation includes three articles/blogs.||10-20 marks deducted for not including three articles/blogs (or approved articles)|
|The first page includes your name, student number, declaration and the referencing style you have used (e.g. APA, Harvard, Chicago).||1.5 marks deducted for each piece of missing information.|
|Late submission||1.2 marks will be lost per day (or part day) after the due date past the agreed submission date. Weekend days are included in the calculation.|
|The essay/presentation must be in your own words.||1.5 marks deducted for every quoted sentence or phrase unless the quote is from your articles/blogs.
1.5 marks deducted for each sentence/phrase of close paraphrasing (i.e. superficial changes to the published wording).
Cases of plagiarism will be referred to the IEC Academic Honesty Committee for advice on penalties.