Critical Reflection

Social and Cultural Issues of Interactive Digital Media (KIT611) Semester 1, 2021

 

 

Assignment 4 (individual) worth 5% of your total marks

“Critical Reflection”

 

Instructions:

 

The social and cultural impacts of interactive digital media seem closer to the surface than ever. Every week we see stories in the media that touch upon the way that technology is impacting our lives, or that interactive digital media has played a role in.

 

For Assignment 4 you should highlight a recent news article that you have read and explain how the topics we have learned in this unit have helped you understand the story in a new context. From perspectives to look at technology’s impacts, to the way power is situated to more philosophical questions about technologies impacts, you should relate the story back to unit content, referencing where appropriate.

 

This assignment should demonstrate your understanding of the topics we have covered in this unit as applied to the article that you have chosen to discuss. Your choice of article should be one from within the last few months that is relevant to the topics we have discussed in this article

 

Please submit your essay in PDF format to the Assignment 4 drop box on MyLO by the due date. Please include name and student ID in the document!

 

This assignment should consist of no more than 500 words and should be in standard English, free of grammar and spelling errors, and set in a 12 pt font. Referencing should follow Harvard style.

 

KIT611 Semester 1, 2021

 

Assignment 4 Marking Criteria (v1.0)

 

 

 

Criteria Weighting Related Learning Outcomes
Relevance

Why is it relevant to the themes of this unit?

 

20% 1,2, 3
Reflection

What did you learn in this unit that made you understand this story differently? How has your understanding of this story changed?

 

60% 1,2, 3
Academic writing

(referencing, quality of sources, coherence)

20%  

 

 

 

Marking Criteria Sheet

 

Relevance

 

HD DN CR PP NN
In your submission, you In your submission, you In your submission, you In your submission, you In your submission, you
have chosen an article that is very relevant to this units themes. The reasons for choosing this article are very well explained. have chosen an article that is very relevant to this units themes. The reasons for choosing this article are explained. have chosen an article that is very relevant to this units themes. have chosen an article that is somewhat relevant to this units themes. have failed to choose an article that is relevant to this units themes.

 

 Reflection

 

HD DN CR PP NN
In your submission, you In your submission, you In your submission, you In your submission, you In your submission, you
have demonstrated in a substantial way how you have understood the story differently, including substantial explanations of the unit themes that helped improve your understanding. have demonstrated in a substantial way how you have understood the story differently, including explanations of the unit themes that helped improve your understanding. have demonstrated effectively how the unit themes have made

you understand the story in a different way

have demonstrated adequately how the unit themes have made you understand the story in a different way. have failed to demonstrate adequately how the unit themes have made you understand the story in a different way.

 

Academic writing

 

HD DN CR PP NN
In your submission, you In your submission, you In your submission, you In your submission, you In your submission, you
have included a number of relevant have included a number of relevant have included a number of have included relevant failed to include relevant
references from quality sources. references from quality sources. relevant references from quality references from quality references and/or the
Reasoning and referencing are Reasoning and referencing are by sources.The reasoning makes sources.The reasoning quality of the sources
flawless large flawless sense and there are few makes sense even used is poor and/or
    mistakes in the referencing though there may be there are quite a few
      some gaps and there mistakes in the
      are some mistakes in referencing and/or there
 

 

 

 

 

 

the referencing

 

are major gaps in the reasoning