Assessment criteria for Assessment Item 2.
Use DADA acronym in structuring your answers to all questions. (Definitions, Assumptions, Draw Diagrams & Analysis). Read on moodle information provided in PDF file, about how to answer questions, write essays in economics.
Concepts and key terms must be Defined accurately and completely.
The Assumptions upon which the analysis is based must be stated at the outset.
Diagrams must be drawn properly, correctly labelled, and the relations they depict explained.
Answers must be complete, addressing the specific tasks nominated in the questions.
Critical Analysis overall should be provided by relating economic theory to real-life economic examples.
All sources used must be acknowledged with in-text referencing and a list of references provided.
Where a question has more than one part, so too should the answer. Ensure complete coverage.
Students should refer to a range of sources including: textbooks, on-line resources, articles and news items related to the questions.
Please do not just depend on the set textbook for writing the assignment.
Plagiarism is a real concern, therefore, please remember to reference in-text and also provide a Reference list.
Working on the assignment questions progressively each week will prevent you from asking for extensions. So please follow a weekly study schedule.Remember an extension is not a gift, it is a burden that puts you behind schedule.
It is suggested that you work on your assignment questions each week rather than leaving it all to the due date. Penalties will apply for any late submissions without an approved extension.