Report Structure shows professional presentation of material

CIS8500 Assignment 2 Marking Scheme Student Name: Student ID: Marker Initials: Date Marked: This document is intended to both grade and provide feedback on CIS8500 Assignment 2. Please note the mark given for each activity and the areas that were of issue in your submission. Marking summary Report: Structure and Presentation / 5 Report: Abstract / 5 Report: Introduction / 5 Report Section 1 – Research Questions / 10 Report Section 2 – Conceptual Framework / 10 Report Section 3 – Literature / 10 Report Section 4 – Methods / 10 Report Section 5 – Significance / 5 Report Section 6 – Limitations and Delimitations / 5 Report Section 7 – Ethical Issues / 5 Report: Referencing and Appropriateness of Sources / 10 Appendix 1 Critical Review Journal and Reflection Report / 20 Final Mark 0 / 100 Note: Major Academic Misconduct will incur loss of all marks for the assignment and may lead to failure of the course.Report: Structure and Presentation 5 4 3.5 2.5 1.5 0 Report Structure shows professional presentation of material resulting in clarity of message and information. Report Structure carefully and logically organised.Report Structure shows organisation and coherence.Report Structure shows some attempt to organise in a logical manner.Report Structure is Disorganised / incoherent.No attempt made or diverse from what is acceptable.Excellent clarity of expression. Grammar and spelling accurate suitable tone and style for target audience. Expression fluent. Grammar and spelling accurate except for minor lapses in target audience focus. Grammar and spelling mainly accurate at times language is unclear and/or unsuitable for target audience. Grammar and/or spelling contains errors. Language is poorly executed or uses too much jargon. Frequent mistakes in grammar and/or spelling. Style not appropriate for target audience. Title page and table of contents / list of tables / list of figures accurate and show professional appearance. Title page and table of contents / list of tables / list of figures accurate. Adequate title page and table of contents / list of tables / list of figures. Some flaws in title page and/or table of contents / list of tables / list of figures. Poor formatting, or missing title page, table of contents / list of tables / list of figures. Appendices are clearly labelled and referenced.Appendices used to provide appropriate supporting material Adequate use of appendices to improve report readability. Appendices not clearly identified or referenced. Report: abstract 5 4 3.5 2.5 1.5 0 Abstract presents an excellent representation of a brief summary of the proposal, including the research objectives and how the research intends to achieve its objectives. Abstract presents a good representation of a brief summary of the proposal, including the research objectives and how the research intends to achieve its objectives. Abstract presents an acceptable representation of a brief summary of the proposal, including the research objectives and how the research intends to achieve its objectives. Some flaws in the abstract in terms of the brief summary of the proposal, including what the research is about and its objectives and how the research intends to achieve its objectives. Poor summary, or missing elements in the Abstract, including what the research is about and its objectives and how the research intends to achieve its objectives. No attempt made or diverse from what is acceptable. Report: Introduction 5 4 3.5 2.5 1.5 0 Introduction professionally developed and broken into logical sections. Clearly provides some background information for the report context, state the purpose of the report, clarify key terms and indicate the scope of the report. Introduction mostly professionally developed and broken into logical sections. Clearly provides some background information for the report context, state the purpose of the report, clarify key terms and indicate the scope of the report. Introduction broken into logical sections. Mostly provides some background information for the report context, state the purpose of the report, clarify key terms and indicate the scope of the report. Some flaws in the Introduction structure, background information for the report context, the purpose of the report, key terms and the scope of the report. Poor formatting, or missing elements in the Introduction, background information for the report context, the purpose of the report, key terms and the scope of the report. No attempt made or diverse from what is acceptable. Report Section 1 – research questions 10 8.5 7 5 3 0Provides excellent discussion and arguments based on the research purpose to articulate a clear set of research questions Clearly presents discussion and arguments based on the research purpose to articulate a clear set of research questions Adequate demonstration of discussion and arguments based on the research purpose to articulate a clear set of research questions. Limited demonstration of the discussion and arguments based on the research purpose to articulate a clear set of research questions Incomplete or inappropriate demonstration of discussion and arguments based on the research purpose to articulate a clear set of research questions No attempt made or diverse from what is acceptable. Report Section 2 – conceptual framework 10 8.5 7 5 3 0 Provides excellent discussion of a conceptual framework (with a diagram) along with relevant constructs and theoretical input as applicable. Clearly discusses a conceptual framework (with a diagram) along with relevant constructs and theoretical input as applicable. Adequate discussion of a conceptual framework (ideally with a diagram) along with relevant constructs and theoretical input as applicable. Limited discussion of a conceptual framework (with or without a diagram) along with limited discussion of constructs and theoretical input as applicable. Incomplete or inappropriate discussion of a conceptual framework (without a diagram) and no relevant constructs and theoretical input as applicable. No attempt made or diverse from what is acceptable. Report Section 3 – LITerature 10 8.5 7 5 3 0 Provides excellent discussion of the body of literature relevant to the proposed research topic along with the use of literature to justify and explain research directions. Clearly discusses the body of literature relevant to the proposed research topic along with the use of literature to justify and explain research directions. Adequate discussion of the body of literature relevant to the proposed research topic along with the use of literature to justify and explain research directions. Limited discussion of the body of literature relevant to the proposed research topic along with the use of literature to justify and explain research directions. Incomplete or inappropriate discussion of the body of literature relevant to the proposed research topic along with the use of literature to justify and explain research directions. No attempt made or diverse from what is acceptable. Report Section 4 – methods 10 8.5 7 5 3 0 Provides excellent discussion of the overall approach undertaken in the research in terms of methodology, sampling strategy, data collection and analysis. Clearly discusses the overall approach undertaken in the research in terms of methodology, sampling strategy, data collection and analysis. Adequate discussion of the overall approach undertaken in the research in terms of methodology, sampling strategy, data collection and analysis. Limited discussion of the overall approach undertaken in the research in terms of methodology, sampling strategy, data collection and analysis. Incomplete or inappropriate discussion of the overall approach undertaken in the research in terms of methodology, sampling strategy, data collection and analysis. No attempt made or diverse from what is acceptable. Report Section 5 – significance 5 4 3.5 2.5 1.5 0 Provides excellent discussion of significance of the research in terms of justification, importance, contributions and intended outcomes Clearly discusses significance of the research in terms of justification, importance, contributions and intended outcomes Adequate discussion of significance of the research in terms of justification, importance, contributions and intended outcomes Limited discussion of significance of the research in terms of justification, importance, contributions and intended outcomes Incomplete or inappropriate discussion of significance of the research in terms of justification, importance, contributions and intended outcomes No attempt made or diverse from what is acceptable.