MCC248: SCREEN TEXTSASSESSMENT 1: INTRODUCTORY ESSAY
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7th February 2014
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If you can, please insert this completed form into the body of each assignment you submit. Follow the instructions in the Unit Information and Learning Guide about how to submit your file(s) and how to name them, so the Unit Coordinator knows whose work it is.MCC 248 ESSAY 1 MARKING GUIDEESSAY:
Effectiveness of Introduction
Engagement with unit materials
Structure: Coherence of Paragraphs
Quality of argument
Mechanics: grammar, spelling, punctuation
Referencing + videography
Quality of written expression
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