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Rock, Pop & Resistance (SPAN20016) // Assessment

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  • Discussion Board (750 words) every Monday (a minimum of two 35-word contributions per week) and weekly contribution to class discussion [20%]

Research Project consisting of the following parts:

  • Abstract (250 words) due in week 9 [10%]
  • Oral Presentation (1000 words) due in week 10 [30%]
  • Final Essay (2000 words) due in week 12 [40%]

In this subject, your final outcome will be your own research project, an approach to an interpretation of a song, an artist’s work, or any work of art or social resistance/ dissident movement. Therefore, all pieces of assessment are connected. First, you will have to write your abstract to let others know what your project is about. Then, you will give an oral presentation to the class and get feedback from your peers; after testing your ideas, you will write a final essay. Meanwhile, you will participate on a discussion board on LMS and in class, to contribute to group discussion of issues emerging from everybody’s chosen topics and those presented in the lectures.

Hurdle Requirement: Students must attend a minimum of 75% of tutorials in order to pass this subject. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.

Note: Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per working day. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked.