Assessment 1: Literature Review
This assignment is a literature review that provides an overview of the relevant aspects of the topic chosen by your group. You must:
1) outline the relevant social, environmental and economic contexts and discuss the factors that influence those contexts; and 2) critique previous national and international epidemiological data and research used to inform interventions and strategies to address the topic.
It is important to note various views and approaches contained in the literature and to choose works to include without bias or preconceived ideas. This is an INDIVIDUAL assessment. Additional information is contained in the study guide for this unit.
The literature review should be about 1500 words, excluding references. There is no set number of references required, but you should ensure you cover the relevant information to the topic and support writing report in Assessment task 3. You may structure the review in any way you choose. However, please look at the sample literature review on this site for reference. Followings are the marking criteria for Asst 1, Literature review.
Literature Review, Marking Sheet
The literature Review will be marked according to the following criteria
The literature Review will be marked according to the following criteria:
Criterion Mark Out Of
Selection or relevant, current, and appropriate literature from scholarly sources. 20
Thorough and accurate summary and critique of reviewed literature. 20
Discussion of social, economic, and environmental contexts and factors that influence them. 20
Presentation of various views represented in the literature and discussion of their strengths and weaknesses. 20
Use of clear, concise language and logical linear development of content 10
All work submitted Is the student's original words and Ideas, any direct quotations are
properly and clearly identified, and all references to literature are cited In the text. 10