TITLE PAGE: In the Arden Assessment Cover Page, under the Assessment Title, students should indicate that this is a – BRIEFING PAPER/NOTE ASSIGNMENT*Penalties would apply if this section is absent from the assignment, as it forms part of the assignment structure.
Note: In this briefing paper assignment, students are advised to follow and cover all or (depending on the relevance) most headings/subheadings of the assignment structure provided below. Furthermore, students are encouraged to use formal English language throughout the assignment along with use of the relevant technical terms mostly focused and stressing on the key concepts around ‘Global Health’, ‘Sustainability’ and ‘Resilience’.- with a topic that is focussed around one or more of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, in a country of your choice.
Remember that the Module assignment brief and the 4000 (+10% max) word count must be adhered to.
2.0 THE PURPOSE (usually stated as the issue, topic or purpose).
3.0 A SUMMARY OF THE FACTS (what this section contains, and the headings/subheadings used here will be determined by the purpose of the briefing paper/note).
4.0 THE CONCLUSION
Students must use the AU Harvard Referencing method in this assignment. All references cited in-text must be added here. All quotes must have citations added together with page numbers. The reference list must be in alphabetical order and should not be numbered or bullet pointed.
6.0 APPENDICES (if required):
Students may place any supplementary information here. This could be a table of data, copies of observation forms or notes, extracts from large documents etc.
Study Skills tips for success Self-evaluation questions How do I know I am ready to submit? I have: Self-check list to review before assignment submission a. Have I covered the main points in all questions in sufficient depth?). Addressed all elements of the questions and opportunities to link my discussion to wider literature.
• Checked my work to ensure points raised are relevant to the questions asked, contexts provided and expectations set
• Structured my discussion well and ensured not to jump from one idea to another. I know this because I made good use of connectives to link ideas discussed.
• Made sure not to include too many points or arguments that are irrelevant.
b. Is my writing analytical in style and questioning in approach? • Applied all concepts discussed to a case study and/or Health and Social Care practice, in general, and reached a well-reasoned conclusion.
• Paid specific attention to the relevant key word(s) guiding the assignment question or task.
• Ensured the requirement for the key word has been fully addressed in my assignment.
• Made sure to not just describe what I have read/done and considered the value/significance of the information I included in my discussion.
c. Have I developed and sustained a clear argument throughout my work and supported it with relevant examples? • Checked that my supporting arguments flowed in a clear and coherent way.
• Checked to see if effective paragraphing has been used to organise my arguments and discussion in a logical sequence for my audience.
• Ensured that use of jargons is kept to a minimum and where used, I have defined or explained the meaning
d. Have I referenced all sources used, in the main body and in the reference list?
• Used Harvard referencing clearly and accurately throughout my work.
• Used my own words (in paraphrasing information) as much as possible and where text or information is (quoted) it is presented in quotation marks and clearly referenced following the Arden approach to Harvard.
• Uploaded a draft copy of my work on Turnitin to review its similarity score, and work on parts of the work showing a high similarity before submission.
• Checked to see all references used in-text have been added in my reference list.
• Arranged my reference list alphabetically and checked to see the right assignment is been submitted on iLearn
• Additional skills related comments –You should demonstrate a high level of organisation by applying a good sequence to your work. This includes checking to ensure your coursework is presented well, using the right spacing, font type, size and cover sheet for your programme. A font type of Arial or Times New Roman 11-14 is desirable; with the assignment spaced 1.5 centimetre and the sides justified.
• Quick guide to Harvard referencing: https://moodle.bl.rdi.co.uk/guides/HarvardRef/AU_Harvard_Quick_Ref_Guide.pdf