Select ONE (1) of twenty (20) proposed questions and answer it in an essay of 2,000 words (1,950 to 2,050 acceptable range). Essay question choices are available on the HIST19038 Moodle course site in the Assessment Block.
References and bibliography must be included in the Turabian referencing style. Before commencing this task you should refer to the essay-writing and referencing guides and to the guide to accessing online history journals provided on the Moodle course site.
Thorough research requires that you look beyond your set text and other course materials. CQUni Library holds a range of 20th Century history books and Course Resources Online (CRO). You should also search the CQUni Library databases for relevant scholarly articles on the topic of your choice. Only use articles from peer-reviewed journals or other reputable academic sources, and be sure to provide accurate citations (footnotes). In addition to the texbook and other relevant course materials, you are expected to consult a minimum of six (6) tertiary-standard academic books and/or journal articles of your own finding in the preparation of your essay
Before submission, ensure your essay meets the assessment criteria listed below.
Assessment criteria [articulated with learning outcomes]
• presentation of accurate, relevant and unbiased historical evidence [LO 1, 2, 3, 4 (i-vi)]
Research and referencing skills:
• evidence drawn from textbook and other course materials [LO 2, 4 (i, ii, iii, iv, vi)]
• evidence drawn from own research, using a minimum of six authoratitive (tertiary-standard academic) sources [LO 2, 4 (i, ii, iii, iv, vi)]
• acknowledgement of all sources of ideas/evidence (footnote) and any quotations (footnote and quote marks) [LO 3, 4(iii,
• correct use of the Turabian referencing style [LO 3, 4(iii, iv)]
• meeting the required number of words, the bulk of which should be own wording [LO 4 (i, iv, v, vi)]
• logical structure/organisation of ideas [LO 4 (i, iv, v, vi)]
• clear, concise and correct written English [LO 4 (v, vi)]
• presentation in formal essay style and layout [LO 4 (iv, v, vi)]