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AW Evaluation Item: Letter (Short Communication)

Overview

Students are required to submit a short communication or letter to demonstrate that they have learned the steps involved in writing and delivering a formal report of this type.

Deliverables

  •     ● Cover Letter to explain what your are submitting (body of the Email)
  •     ● Cluster Diagram (single page attachment, PNG)
  •     ● Complete Linear Outline (attachment, TXT)
  •     ● Report (attachment, PDF)

Submission Guidelines

  •     ● Report must be submitted in both hard and soft (electronic) copy formats.
  •     ● Due Dates:
  •        - 1st Draft: Week 5 (9 week course) or 6 (18 week course)
  •        - 2nd Draft: Week 8 (9 week course) or 8 (18 week course)
  •        - Final Deadline: End of Course
  •     ● Hardcopy should be given to the teacher during class or submitted during office hours.
  •     ● Softcopy should be sent by Email to assignment@kejiyingwen.com
  •     ● The Subject should include university, course name,your ID and name (See submitting assignments ppt for details.)

Report Details

  •     ● Topic: The Story of my Life
  •     ● Length: 500 to 1000 words. Maximum of 3 figures, Minimum of 1 Figure.

Evaluation Criteria

  •     ● Cluster Diagram (complete, sufficient depth): 5 points
  •     ● Linear Outline (sufficient depth, good organization, formatted as discussed in class): 10 points
  •     ● Macro-level: 5 points. These are divided equally among following items:
  •         - Introduction (problem stated, literature review, hypothesis stated, plan of attack summarized, interesting, appropriate length)
  •         - Body (good paragraph structure, interesting)
  •         - Conclusion (Summarizes key points, restates hypothesis, author opinions, appropriate length)
  •     ● Micro-level: 5 points
  •     ● Final Decision: Either ACCEPT (17.5/25), REVISE(0/25), REJECT (0/25) or MODEL (22/25).
  •     ● (This means if total is <17.5 then you receive ZERO (0).)
  •     ● Note that for 9 week courses, the MODEL evaluation is may not be available.
  •     ● Incomplete submissions are unacceptable.(0/25)