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C-I.

Evaluate Information / Data and the Inquiry Process Using Simple Prescribed Criteria.

Students are provided simple criteria, for example those with a limited number of features to focus on, to evaluate prescribed literature, or the data generated from prescribed practical tasks. Their search processes or data generating approaches are also evaluated using given criteria.

EXAMPLE CRITERIA NATURE OF THE TASK DISCIPLINE YEAR LEVEL  FULL MARKING CRITERIA
Identifies indicators of source credibility, not all relevant Entry-level diagnostic of literature research skills Business Ethics Masters by Coursework BEmon_diagmc08
Self-evaluation of project completed Research paper Business Ethics Masters by Coursework BEmon_resrepmc08
Addresses key issues without recognising lack of necessary information Diagnostic legal scenario Busniess Law Masters by Coursework BLmel_assignmc08

Sources used uncritically

Research paper Business Law Masters by Coursework BLmel_diagmc08
Identifies indicators of source credibility but does not fully apply them Entry-level diagnostic of literature research skills Electronic Engineering Masters by Coursework PHOTad_diagMast06
Gives unbacked assertions and evidence-based findings equal weight  Research Paper Electronic Engineering Masters by Coursework PHOTad_papermcMast07

Identifies indicators of source credibility but does not fully apply them

Entry-level diagnostic of literature research skills Human Biology First Year HBad_diag07
Identifies indicators of source credibility but does not fully apply them Literature research skills Human Biology First Year

HBad_lit1mc07

HB Lit rsd task 1 explanation

Identifies indicators of source credibility but does not fully apply them. Supporting evidence is partially applied or incomplete Sourcing and Referencing Scientific Information Human Biology First Year HB Lit rsd task 3 explanation
HBad_Lit3mc07
Presents data from part of activity. Contrast is accurate but missing details Laboratory Research Skills Human Biology First Year

HBad_Lab3mc07
HB Lab rsd task 3 explanation

Recognises and documents relevant basic concepts. Identifies additional relationships from model Laboratory Research Skills Human Biology First Year

HBad_Lab7mc07

HB Lab rsd task 7 explanation

Answers generated after only part of activity. Presents general characteristics to answer a specific question Laboratory Research Skills Human Biology First Year

HB Lab rsd task 10 marking criteria PDF

HB Lab rsd task 10 explanation PDF

Self-evaluation of project completed Open Inquiry in Population Analysis and report Human Biology

First Year Second Semester

HB population analysis marking criteria
HB population analysis PDF
Analyses diagnosis using descriptions supplied by tutor Health Numeracy diagnostic Nursing First Year NURSad_L1mc07
NurNu level 1 full PDF
Identifies indicators of source credibility bit does not fully apply them. Supporting evidence partial or inappropriate. Minimal evidence of team approach Wiki and poster assessment Oral Health First Year  OH_wiki_poster08
Identifies indicators of source credibility but does not fully apply them Entry-level diagnostic of literature research skills Petroleum Engineering First year PEad_diagmc07
States limitations or biases that are not relevant Entry-level diagnostic of experimental design Psychology Third year PSYmac_diagmc05

 

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