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BEHV1003 Research Methods and Literature Review

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    BEHV1003

This assessment task forms Part 1 your research proposal coursework assessment. It provides the basis of your research into your selected topic (see below) as well as the refinement of that topic to identify a "gap" that will be the focus of Part 2. Please keep in mind whatever topic you choose will need to be the same for Assessment Task 2.

Word count 800-1000 words (NO +/-10%). Select ONE topic from the list below. These topics are very broad; you will need to narrow the focus to a specific area of interest.

  •  Wellbeing in minorities
  • Social media and activism
  •  Mindfulness and health
  • Barriers to higher education
  • Artificial intelligence and human development

A literature review is a short critical analysis of "literature" (typically journal articles and books) existing on the topic. There are a few goals of a literature review that we will be looking for you to include:

? Show your awareness of the topic - It is crucial to find all the information you can.

One criteria used to evaluate your work is the variety of scientific sourcesStudent has mostly used the appropriate number of sources - 5 peer-reviewed journal articles which are mostly appropriate for the selected topic and its narrowed scope Research topic stated with good attempt to identify the scope of the literature review. Some definition provided Sound and coherent synthesis of relevant and current literature.

Evidence of a good awareness of the topic and the significance of the topic (why it matters). Solid presentation of the main argument or purpose and the research methods used for most resources in the literature review Conclusion (25%) Main ideas clearly summarized.

Presents a relevant narrowed topic of focus for Part 2 based on a gap clearly identified in the literature review P Student has used 4-5 sources which have some relevance for the selected topic and its narrowed scope Some attempt to provide scope of literature review and definition, but inconsistent An attempt to summarize relevant and current literature. Awareness of the topic and its significance could be more clearly An attempt to summarize relevant and current literature. Evidence of some awareness of the topic and its significance. Nice efforts to provide main argument or stated.

An effort to provide purpose and the research methods used for most resources in the literature review at times. inconsistent though Main ideas mostly present.

States a topic of focus for Part 2 with some link to the gap identified in the literature review Academic style (10%) - Applies correct referencing style (e.g., reference list and An attempt in the use of referencing (e.g., in-text citations) to the literature review reference list and in-text citations).

Academic style (10%) - Applies correct writing style Uses correct writing style writing (e.g., spelling, (e.g., spelling, grammar, (e.g., spelling, grammar, grammar, punctuation) punctuation) to the literature punctuation) with minimal review errors in the literature review consistent and correct referencing style (e.g., either reference list or in- text citations) to the literature review Uses correct writing style (e.g., spelling, grammar, punctuation) with some errors in the literature review. main argument or purpose and the research methods used for most resources in the literature review, at times inconsistent though.

Some attempt to summarize ideas and present a gap for the focus of Part 2 - link from the content of the literature review unclear Inconsistent use of the correct referencing style (e.g., either reference list or in-text citations) to the literature review Uses correct writing style (e.g., spelling, grammar, punctuation) with a number of errors in the literature review. F Insufficient evidence of the required sources/ appropriateness of the sources for the selected topic No scope provided, lacking in definitions. Insufficient evidence knowledge of the topic or evidence of summary of literature Lacking summary, insufficient evidence of identification and narrowing of the topic to a gap Has not applied the correct referencing style (e.g., reference list and in-text citations) to the literature review. Has not applied the correct writing style (e.g., spelling, grammar, punctuation) to the literature review. NB: Not all criteria are weighted equally. Least weighted, Next most weight, Most weighted The ticks in the various boxes are designed to provide feedback; they are not given equal weight in determining the recommended grade. The recommended grade is tentative only, subject to standardisation processes and approval by the School of Psychology.

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