COURSE CODE: BAS211 SPORTS SOCIOLOGY COURSE NAME: SPORTS SOCIOLOGY Task brief & rubrics
Task: Essay (40%) – Week 6
• This is an individual task in which students should write an Essay about one of two topics:
1) Gender in Sports
2) Ethnicity in Sports
• The task must be submitted individually and in written format via Turn-it-in.
• Wordcount (for the report): 2500 words
• Cover, Table of Contents, References and Appendix are excluded of the total wordcount.
• Font: Arial 12,5 pts.
• Text alignment: Justified.
• The in-text References and the Bibliography must be in Harvard’s citation style.
Submission: Week 6 – Sunday 06/11/2021 23:59 CEST
Weight: This task is a 40% of your total grade for this subject.
It assesses the following learning outcomes:
• Outcome 1: Exhibit knowledge of sociological perspective of sport in society and the influences sports and society have on one another.
• Outcome 2: Evaluate and categorize the alternative perspectives and approaches regarding social issues related to race, and ethnicity and gender in
Exceptional 90-100 Good 80-89 Fair 70-79 Marginal fail 60-69
Knowledge & Understanding
Student demonstrates excellent understanding of key concepts and uses vocabulary in an entirely appropriate manner.
Student demonstrates good understanding of the task and mentions some relevant concepts and demonstrates use of the relevant vocabulary.
Student understands the task and provides minimum theory and/or some use of vocabulary.
Student understands the task and attempts to answer the question but does not mention key concepts or uses minimum amount of relevant vocabulary.
Application (20%) Student applies fully relevant knowledge from the topics delivered in class.
Student applies mostly relevant knowledge from the topics delivered in class.
Student applies some relevant knowledge from the topics delivered in class. Misunderstanding may be evident.
Student applies little relevant knowledge from the topics delivered in class. Misunderstands are evident.
Critical Thinking (30%)
Student critically assesses in excellent ways, drawing outstanding conclusions from relevant authors.
Student critically assesses in good ways, drawing conclusions from relevant authors and references.
Student provides some insights but stays on the surface of the topic. References may not be relevant.
Student communicates their ideas extremely clearly and concisely, respecting word count, grammar and spellcheck
Student communicates their ideas clearly and concisely, respecting word count, grammar and spellcheck
Student communicates their ideas with some clarity and concision. It may be slightly over or under the wordcount limit. Some misspelling errors may be evident.
Student communicates their ideas in a somewhat unclear and unconcise way. Does not reach or does exceed wordcount excessively and misspelling errors are evident.