Write an essay of 1500 words.You need to choose any one question.All details have been written in the attachment.Thank you
CST 120 Assessment 1 (2020)
Due 4pm, June 4 2021
Essay worth 25%
Choose one essay question and write an essay of 1500 words. Answer one question only.
1. You may use any recognised referencing style.
2. There is no set number of references required, but it is expected that your essay will demonstrate
clearly that you have engaged with the subject readings and lectures.
3. You may cite the lectures. It should be referenced as follows, Buchanan Lecture X.
Your essay will be evaluated against the following criteria:
(1)Thesis statement: Clearly and concisely states the essay’s purpose and demonstrates the
relevance of the content of the essay to the question. Contains a declarative sentence that is
engaging and thought provoking.
(2)Using evidence: uses externally sourced material, such as research findings, facts, quotations,
or other forms of information to support a more general claim, idea or argument.
(3)Developing argument: constructs a coherent and convincing set of reasons for holding a
particular point of view.
(4)Critical evaluation: contains evaluative assertions or descriptive points about the value,
significance, strengths and/or weaknesses of elements referred to in the essay.
(5)Structuring: formal arrangement of the essay that supports the development of ideas within
the essay. Has clearly recognisable introductory and concluding paragraphs, and paragraphs in the
main body of the essay each have a clear, single concept or point as their main focus.
(6)Use of Language: adheres to conventions of written English (word choice, grammar,
punctuation and spelling) and is appropriate to the purpose and context.
(7)Referencing: correct and consistent referencing and full bibliography.
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