Legalisation of Drugs OR Volunteer Tourism | Essay
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NAME: ________STUDENT ID: ______________PWRP0001: Assessment 2 RUBRICCRITERIAMARK1.6effective keywords/phrases appropriate to the chosen topic... (Up to 6 marks)Effective use of:Keyword variety plus a combination of Boolean operators& truncation symbols(5-6 HD)Keyword variety, plus Boolean operators ORtruncation symbols(4.5Dist)Keyword variety only/ truncation symbols only/ Boolean operators only (4 Credit)Some keyword variety only/ truncation symbols only/ Boolean operators only (3-3.5 Pass)Little/no use of keyword variety, truncation symbols, Boolean operators/ineffective search (0-2.5 Not yet)2.Reflection on research (6 marks)Exemplary/Above average reflective writing, all/almost all elements addressed to a high standard (4.5-6 HD/Dist)Competent reflective writing/ many elements addressed competently (4 Cred)Developing reflective writing skills – demonstrates developing skills (3-3.5 Pass)Off topic/ has not addressed criteria/ reflective writing skills not yet demonstrated (0 –2.5)3.Reference from student’s own research: 1st reference (3 marks)Reference list entries are complete and accurate (2.5 – 3)Minor errors are evident (1.5 – 2)Significant errors are evident (.5 – 1)Little/no evidence of APA style (0); Student has used Assessment 1 article (0)Reference from student’s own research: 2nd reference (3 marks)Reference list entries are complete and accurate (2.5 – 3)Minor errors are evident (1.5 – 2)Significant errors are evident (.5 – 1)Little/no evidence of APA style (0);Student has used article already provided (0)4.Evaluation (1st) (6 marks) (no marks for using Assess1 article)Exemplary evaluation, all/almost all elements addressed in a highly detailed & accuratemanner. (5-6 HD)Above average evaluation, all 5 criteria included, and correctly addressed in detail. (4.5 Dist)Competent evaluation, most/all criteria included and addressed. (4 Cred)May have gaps in evaluation, but developing skills demonstrated (3-3.5 Pass)Skills not demonstrated. Too many elements missing/ explanations too basic/ off-topic writing (0 – 2.5)Evaluation (2nd) (6marks) (no marks for using Assess1 article)Exemplary evaluation, all/almost all elements addressed in a highly detailed & accurate manner. (5-6 HD)Above average evaluation, all 5 criteria included, and correctly addressed in detail. (4.5 Dist)Competent evaluation, most/all criteria includedand addressed. (4 Cred)May have gaps in evaluation, but developing skills demonstrated (3-3.5 Pass)Skills not demonstrated. Too many elements missing/ explanations too basic/ off-topic writing (0 – 2.5)5.Synthesis (10 marks)Common ideas identified and effectively discussed (up to 5 marks)Contrasting idea/s effectively discussed (up to 2 marks)Appropriate, full, & correct in-text referencing (2.5-3), / good attempt (1.5-2), / basic attempt (.5 - 1),/skills not yet demonstrated (0)6.Thesis statement (6 marks)Single sentence; clear, concise, excellent grammar; on topic statement; states side of argument clearly; scope for 3 appropriate/ highly appropriate essay paragraphs (4.5-6 HD + D)Clear on topic statement, states side of argument; single sentence (may be longer but still has clarity), has scope for 2-3 appropriate essay paragraphs (4 Cred)Opening statement; scope for separate essay paragraphs; may have some of the following - lack of clarity/ not concise/ 2 sentences/ side of argument not clearly stated - but developing skills evident (3-3.5 Pass)Thesis statement writing skills not yet demonstrated, too many elements missing(0-2.5)7.Essay organisation (10 marks) Strong main ideas, clearly relate to the topic (up to 3 marks)Subpoints support the main idea and clearly relate to the topic (up to 3 marks)Appropriate counter argument and rebuttal provided (up to 2 marks)In-text citations included and correct (up to 2 marks)8.Draft argumentative essay (12 marks) Demonstrates understanding of essay structural elements (up to 5 marks)Incorporates appropriate information from own organisational chart, thesis, and topic work (up to 5 marks)
Surname and initial: Includes accurate and appropriate in-text referencing (up to 2 marks)9.Writing skills (12)Spelling, punctuation, editing -exemplary (3.5–4) /above average (2.5–3) /good (1.5–2) /developing (0.5–1)/ skill notyet demonstrated (0)Grammar: exemplary (3.5–4) /above average (2.5–3) /good (1.5–2) /developing (0.5–1)/ not yet demonstrated (0)Sentence/paragraph structure: exemplary (3.5–4), /above average (2.5–3), /good (1.5–2), /developing (0.5–1), / skillnot yet demonstrated (0)Subtotal /80Late penalty: 5% for first 24 hours, 10% for each 24 hours thereafter =____ /80FINAL MARK/40Tutor feedbackIt is important that you look at all the feedback in your assessment, as it will help you improve your skills for the exam and your future studies.Assessment 2: essay planning and Rehearsal (40%)Please read the Assessment 2 instructions on Blackboard before completing this assessment.Highlight the essay topic you have chosen:Legalisation of DrugsORVolunteer TourismInstructions1.Enter your answers directly below each question.2.Write in full sentences unless otherwise directed. Full paragraph structure is expected where appropriate.3.Before you begin the assessment, study the rubric (above) to see how you will be marked.
Surname and initial: 4.I.Searching for Information1.List 6 separate key words or short phrases you used to conduct an effective research to find appropriate articles for your topic for this assessment. Each word/phrase should return an effective search on its own.You must read the following Library Tutorial before attempting question 1, and you must incorporate the information into your answer:Introduction:https://libguides.library.curtin.edu.au/library-skills(Note, you must click on each of the titles on the left of the screen and work through all the information: Introduction, Planning your search, Searching the literature, and Help & support)HARMFUL EFFECTS OF DRUGSLEGALIZATION OF DRUGS OR ALCOHOLDRUG ABUSEAnti-drugs campaignsProhibition and regulation of drugs or alcoholwar on drugs2.Using Reflective Writing Style (as explained in the topic documents), reflect on the process you went through to learn how to do an effective search for your 6 words/phrases in question 1. Address the following questions in your answer.What did you already know about the process of researching for an essay?Word count: 250 +/-10%Researching for an essay youThe idea of researching for an essay is pivotal in understanding the essay and getting correct information on the topic. To research for a particular essay it necessary for me to identify the particular keywords and searching for those keywords on the internet.Do you feel you did enough work to understand how to research effectively for an essay?It is also important that I use the correct search engine for conducting the search for this information. Selecting authentic articles and checking for more recent articles will provide better and updated informationfor my essay. I feel I may have an adequate understanding of the process to research for an essay effectively as I have completed essays for myself in the past with good ratings and feedback.Where did you do your research for this assessment? (Be specific, and explain).I searched for this assessment on the internet using Google and Google scholar particularly for searching for particular keywords and phrases. I used Google as it is the largest and the most used search engine and have a great search engine technique for providing results matching the keyword of my search.Describe the major lessons you have learned from the library guides about conducting an effective research for an assessment.Library guides have given me better learning techniques and excellent new ideas for conducting a search for my topic. It has taught me to use the phrase currently to broaden or narrow my searches according to my requirement of the topic. Another key aspect I learned is using synonyms for the keywords that I need to search for if I am unable to find the information with the given keywords. It has also provided me with information to access better scholarly articles on Library catalogues which provides free access to a number of articles which may not be available on other search engines for the general public.3.Provide the APA 6th reference for the 2 sources you chose for this assessment.Source 1: Friedman, M. (2019). Milton Friedman, Drug Legalization, and Public Policy. Retrieved from https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Mark_Thornton3/publication/306303392_Milton_Friedman_Drug_Legalization_and_Public_Policy_Contributions_to_Economics_and_Public_Policy/links/
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