Meets Basic Requirements
Offers a reasoned response to question;
Complies with word limit (2000 words +/-10%);
Sources are accurately cited throughout the assignment;
The reference list is presented accurately and appropriately using Harvard referencing style.
Reveals independence of thought and critical thinking;
Interpretative and analytical, rather than merely descriptive;
Addresses the question with insight and originality;
Presents a convincing argument or viewpoint about the topic.
Draws on relevant theory and empirical research to corroborate arguments;
Shows initiative in locating and using additional academic sources besides those posted on Wattle;
Appropriate evidence is used to support key statements.
Presentation and Structure
Clear introduction that signals direction the essay will take;
The body of the essay is cohesive and built on logical sequence of relevant paragraphs;
Conclusion follows logically and consistently from the introduction and body of the essay;
The prose is clear and appropriately formal and academic;
Writing is clear and grammatically correct.
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