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IFP0100: Academic Writing

Summative Assignment 2: Social Networking

Weighting 70% Due Date:

Description: In blocks 5 and 6 you have examined critical thinking, reading and writing skills.
This essay asks you to draw on those skills in order to research and write about a topical issue.
You should draw upon the critical thinking skills methods we examined, to identify the key
issues on this topic. You will have carried out a small scale primary research to add to your
secondary research, and both of these must be used to support your points in the essay. Here, you
are being asked to show that you can critically evaluate the evidence available on this subject and
present your arguments in a coherent essay structure. Your conclusion on the topic should be
clear.

Question: Drawing upon research material from both academic literature and your own
primary research, critically evaluate whether the use of online social networking for academic
purposes could enhance or endanger the student experience at university.

1200 – 1500 words.

Criteria: It is not sufficient for you to simply discuss the merits or demerits of online social
networking. In order to pass this assignment your essay must:

     Be written in a formal essay structure, in formal English and in the passive voice (third
         person)
     Clearly outline arguments both for and against the use of social networking for academic
         purposes
    Directly answer the question, drawing a firm conclusion from your findings, stating
       clearly how the use of social networking for academic purposes enhances or endangers
       the student experience at university
    Include supporting evidence from both primary and secondary research (you must
       include reference to at least two Journal articles)
    Use Harvard referencing throughout




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