A150 TMA COVER FORM (Spring 2017/2018)

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A150 TMA COVER FORM (Spring 2017/2018)

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A150 TMA COVER FORM (Spring 2017/2018)
A150: Voices and Texts
TMA: Spring 2017– 2018
[Prepared by Course Chair: Dr. Shaju Ouseph]
Identity and Expression
This assignment relates to Book 1 , Voices and Texts of Authority Chapter. 2 ‘Canons and Classics in Literature and Music’ and write your essay in about 1200 words.
Question
John Donne has been called ‘the most electrifying poet in the English language’ by the popular modern historian Simon Schama (2009). How far this comment supports Donne’s canonical status?
Suggested Readings
1. Carey, J. (1981) John Donne: Life, Mind and Art, London, Faber & Faber.
2. Drabble, M. (ed.) (1989) Oxford Companion to English Literature, London,
Guild Publishing.
3. Lawrence, D.H. (1961) Lady Chatterley’s Lover, London, Penguin.
4. Newbould, B. (1997) Schubert: The Music and the Man, Berkeley, CA,
University of California Press.
5. Robbins, R. (ed.) (2008) The Poems of John Donne, London, Longman.
6. Schama, S. (2009) Simon Schama’s John Donne, BBC television programme,
29 May.
7. Scott, R. (1997) No Man is an Island: A Selection from the Prose of John
Donne, London, The Folio Society.
8. Smith, A.J. (ed.) (1980) John Donne: The Complete English Poems,
Harmondsworth, Penguin.
The following are guidelines on plagiarism:
If you submit an assignment that contains work other than yours without acknowledging your sources, you are committing plagiarism. This might occur when:
• Using a sentence or phrase that you have come across
• Copying word-for-word directly from a text
• Paraphrasing the words from the text very closely
• Using text downloaded from the Internet
• Borrowing statistics or assembled fact from another person or source
• Copying or downloading figures, photographs, pictures or diagrams without acknowledging your sources
• Copying from the notes or essays of a fellow student
(Slightly adapted from OU document on quoting versus plagiarism)
It is important to remember that plagiarism is strictly barred and would be subject to punitive action by the Arab Open University.
Marking Grid
GRADE CONTENT LANGUAGE & ORGANIZATION
A
Excellent answers showing confident and wide-ranging knowledge of core material, good understanding of any relevant theory, and a capacity to address the question in a structural, direct and effective way, thoughtfully and with insight. Originality of thought or ideas from outside the course are an added asset. Examples are to the point. - Has an introduction defining plan of essay.
- Body divided into several paragraphs
- Conclusion which directly relates arguments to topic.
- Evidence that essay has been edited.
- Error-free grammar & register.
- Wide range of specialized terminology.
B to B+
Very good answers showing secure knowledge of course materials. Adopting an analytical approach and providing relevant discussion covering most of the key issues. Distinguished from A answers by being less insightful or by showing less comprehensive knowledge of the course. - First four criteria above maintained
- Demonstrates extensive grammar control.
- Terminology specialized but less varied.
C to C+
Competent answers reflecting adequate knowledge of the more directly relevant course material and concepts, with reasonable structure and adequate coherence related to the question set. - Introduction and/or conclusion short but still satisfactory.
- Evidence of editing.
- Less grammar control than above.
- Good range of specialized terminology.
D
Answers which omit some concepts /evidence and/or lack coherence /structure, and/or make minor errors while still demonstrating basic understanding. Or Bare pass answers which show awareness of some relevant material and attempt to relate it to the question. - Introduction and/or conclusion short but acceptable.
- no evidence of editing.
- Few grammatical errors that impede communication.
- Above average range of specialized terminology.
- Slightly confused introduction and/or conclusion, but body still fair.
- No evidence of editing.
- Some error types that impede communication.
- Fair range of specialized terminology.
F
Bare fail answers which attempt to draw upon relevant material but do not reflect sufficient knowledge of the course and/or neglect the focus required by the question, and/or are incomplete in some important aspects whilst being acceptable in others. - No introduction and /or no conclusion.
- Body badly organized or irrelevant.
- Poor grammar control (extremely limited range of grammar & register).
- Limited or not specialized range of terminology.
Mark-Deduction Grid
The following grid is used in deducting marks, when grading TMAs, MTAs, and FEs, on the basis of language use and organisation
LANGUAGE & ORGANIZATION Deduction
3rd level courses 1st & 2nd level courses
- Has an introduction defining plan of essay.
- Body divided into several paragraphs.
- Conclusion which directly relates arguments to topic.
- Evidence that essay has been edited.
- Wide range of specialized terminology.
- Error-free grammar & register, mechanics, etc. - No deduction - No deduction
- Clear organization, with good introduction and conclusion.
- Body divided into several paragraphs
- Demonstrates extensive grammar control and mechanics: correct spelling, proper punctuation, correct sentences, with occasional/sporadic grammar mistakes (e.g., phrasal verbs, relative clauses).
- Evidence of editing
- Terminology specialized but less varied. - Deduct 30% of deduction allowed:
TMA: 2
MTA: 3
TMA: 1.5
MTA: 2
- Introduction and/or conclusion short but still satisfactory.
- Some evidence of editing.
- Less grammar control than above: (e.g., wrong use of prepositions, verb tenses).
- Some non-recurrent problems in mechanics of writing
- Average range of specialized terminology. - Deduct 50% of deduction allowed
TMA:3
MTA:4.5
TMA: 2
MTA: 3
- Introduction and/or conclusion short and slightly confused, but acceptable, with body still fair.
- No evidence of editing: some grammatical and other recurrent types of errors that impede communication (e.g., verb forms, auxiliary verbs, passive structures, subject-verb agreement).
- Recurrent errors of spelling and punctuation
- Poor formatting
- Below average range of specialized terminology. - Deduct 80% of deduction allowed
TMA: 5
MTA: 7
TMA: 3.5
MTA: 5
- No introduction and /or conclusion.
- Body badly organized or irrelevant.
- No editing whatsoever
- Poor grammar control (extremely limited range of grammar & register, very basic, recurrent, and varied grammatical, spelling, and punctuation errors of all types).
- No formatting
- Limited or not specialized range of terminology. - Deduct 100% of deduction allowed
TMA: 6
MTA: 9
TMA: 6
MTA: 9

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