Development of Popular Culture since 1950s Report Proposal
This assessment task evaluates your ability to construct an argument in response to your own self-devised research question, based on primary and secondary sources. This task is the culmination of your assessment tasks in this unit; all your previous assessments are “scaffolding” this final task. You need to observe the conventions of writing and referencing as outlined in “Writing Essays in History”.
Your final essay should be 3000 words, not including referencing.
This assessment is to submitted via turnitin on iLearn. Remember to submit the essay self-assessment (available on iLearn) sheet with your essay. You must also include a short statement, about one paragraph, on how you have utilised the feedback you have received throughout the semester at the various workshops in completing your final research project.
There is a rubric for this assessment task included as a PDF download in the “Assessments” section on iLearn.
This Assessment Task relates to the following Learning Outcomes:
Locate, read, and analyse different kinds of historical evidence (primary sources), including visual and textual sources
Devise and answer research questions drawing on primary and secondary evidence
Identify key arguments in secondary source materials and apply them in your own historical arguments
Communicate thoughtfully in classroom discussions, and in a range of written forms
Be able to identify and analyse key developments in the history of popular culture since 1945
the research proposal will be uploaded to you later and it has to be used for this research paper. The referenced used for this assignment must be the same as the ones used in the research proposal.