Students are expected to submit a written report (1500 words) on the debate topic.
The written report should include:
1. A discussion of the background including introduction and relevance of the proposition.
2. An explanation of the concepts, theories, models wherever necessary ( need to be supported by
3. An evaluation of the arguments and counterarguments with evidences, research findings,
information. (Student is expected to discuss the advantages of his/her topic and the disadvantages of
the topic of the opposing group)
Marking Criteria for the report is as follows:
Grasp of concepts
Understanding of concepts and ability to apply the same to the task/s
Shows a comprehensive grasp of the subject matter demonstrating a sophisticated understanding of
topic and issues.
Awareness of relevant issues (15%) An awareness of relevant issues is demonstrated and a rigorous
assessment of these undertaken where relevant.
Argument/Analysis: (25%) Development of Argument / Analysis , Detailed discussion on the tasks
involved, Critical awareness / interpretation Excellent analysis of the information and precise
application to the task. Critical reasoning is evident in the discussion of all tasks.
Evidence of thorough critical appreciation and evaluation of relevant theory and research and a
systematic and creative attempt to relate it to the topic.
Logical flow, Cohesion, Completion and focus of task/s The report is very well organized with a
cohesive discussion lending coherence to the content. The structure is exemplary.
An assignment with excellent clarity of expression which significantly enhances communication of
Language (5%) Execution is excellent. No grammar or writing errors. Reads easily.
Information and Research: (10%) Variety of sources used, relevance of sources used
Excellent compilation of the relevant information from variety of sources. Excellent usage of the
information to support the discussion.
Use of a wide range of appropriate sources, indicating personal research and with full critical
awareness of their status and relevance.
Bibliography and intext referencing (5%) The report demonstrates excellent HARVARD STYLE
Student understands and recognizes the concept of intellectual property can defend him/her if
challenged, and can properly incorporate the ideas/published works of others into their own work
building upon them.
1Introduction .2 Literature Review 3Recommendations 4 Conclusion 5References