FACULTY OF NURSING ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES
NMNM5103 NURSING MODELS AND DEVELOPMENT
JANUARY 2015 SEMESTER
INSTRUCTIONS TO STUDENTS
- This assignment contains question that is set in English.
- Answer in English only.
- Your assignment should be typed using 12 point Times New Roman font and 1.5 line spacing.
- This assignment should contain about 5000 words for the whole assignment, excluding references.
- Provide a title page for the assignment, including your matrix number and title of the assignment.
- Provide references. References should use the American Psychological Association (APA 6th Edition) References should be from year 2007 and onwards.
- You must submit your hardcopy assignment to your Facilitator and ON-LINE via the MyVLE. Refer to the portal for instructions on the procedures to submit your assignment on-line. You are advised to keep a copy of your submitted assignment and proof of the submission for personal reference. Assignments should be submitted according to the fixed date. Failure to do so will subject you to a mark deduction.
- Your assignment should be prepared individually. You should not copy another person’s assignment. You should also not plagiarise another person’s work as your own.
- Plagiarism is not acceptable. If you are not sure what is meant by plagiarism, refer to the various websites which discuss this matter, e.g. owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts.
- PLAGIARISME: MARKS DEDUCTION
Warning: The submitted assignment will automatically undergo a similarity check. If plagiarism is detected, marks would be deducted as follows:
- Assignments with 10 – 30 % overlap with others: 20% deduction from the total marks scored.
- Assignments with 31 – 50 % overlap with others: 40% deduction from the total marks scored.
- Assignments with more than 50% overlap with others: Zero mark would be given.
This assignment accounts for 50% of the total marks for the course.
ASSIGNMENT 2 QUESTION
The assignment is intended to enhance learner`s analytical skills in evaluating Dorothy Johnson’s Behavioral System Model and the integration of this model in the current nursing practices.
Discuss critically the Johnson’s Behavioral System Model that is significant with current nursing practice in your institution.
[TOTAL: 50 MARKS]
QUESTION PAPER ENDS HERE
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NMNM5103 NURSING MODELS AND DEVELOPMENT
ASSIGNMENT 2 RUBRIC
|F/Very poor||D/Weak||C/Adequate||B/Very good||A/ Excellent|
|Focus||The writing lacks a substance and does not respond to the need of the assignment.|
The writing demonstrates no focus.
|The writing lacks a central idea, or presents one that is so vague as to be non-existent.|
The writing demonstrates little or no originality and focus.
|The writing is only somewhat argumentative, and could be more clearly stated.|
The purpose lacks originality, and the writing loses focus in places.
Main points of support are present, but also lacking somewhat in clarity.
|The writing is arguable, clear, and responds to the assignment clearly. The writing’s purpose is clear, but could use a little more originality.|
The writing generally maintains the focus and clear points in support.
|The writing is clearly stated, arguable, and original.|
It responds to the assignment clearly and reflects the purpose. The writing maintains the focus solidly throughout, and establishes clearly articulated points in support.
|Development||There is no development, or the ideas are developed with irrelevance.||There is little or no development of ideas.|
There is confused or simplistic discussion of the subject, and no awareness of counterarguments.
|The writing shows limited development of ideas and claims, with few examples or explanations.|
There is limited awareness of potential counterarguments, and the ideas presented are not logical or rely on problematic rhetorical reasoning.
|The writing offers some development of ideas and claims, with a fair amount of explanation and examples.|
It shows how the evidence supports the content, but makes inconsistent connections. The ideas are mostly logical and rhetorically sound. There is some exploration of potential counterarguments.
|The writing provides thorough and logical development of its argumentative points, using relevant examples, evidence, and explanations.|
The ideas are rhetorically sound, and the writing thoughtfully addresses potential counterarguments.
|Organisation||The organization is random or non-existent.||The writing lacks the important elements of structure, presents paragraphs and/or sentences non-sequentially or randomly, and lacks transitions and topic sentences.||The organization of the paragraphs is somewhat apparent but inconsistent and confusing.|
There are few transitions, or they are weak and illogical. The introduction and conclusion are vague or weak.
|The paragraphs generally progress logically and purposefully.|
Topic sentences and transitions might lack some clarity.
Some paragraphs are disorganized and/or inconsistently integrated. There is an adequate introduction and conclusion.
|Overall, the writing has a clear and logical skeletal structure with an effective introduction and conclusion.|
The paragraphs are unified and coherent, both internally and from paragraph to paragraph.
There are clear transitions and topic sentences.
|Grammar and Mechanics||The sentences contain a large number of serious problems with grammar, syntax, diction, punctuation, and spelling that make the writing incomprehensible.|
Sentences are wholly unclear and incomprehensible; word choice, style and tone show no awareness of audience and purpose, and might be offensive
|The sentences contain many serious errors in punctuation, spelling, diction, and syntax that distract from the reading of the writing.|
Sentences are extremely unclear, and word choice is redundant or unspecific.
Style and tone are mostly inappropriate to the purpose, genre, and audience of the writing.
|The writing contains several errors in spelling, grammar, punctuation, and/or syntax that may somewhat distract from the reading of the writing.|
Sentences are somewhat unclear, simplistic, and clumsy. Word choice is often redundant.
Style and tone are occasionally awkward or inappropriate
|Grammatical and mechanical errors exist, but not enough to distract from reading.|
The sentences are mostly clear but lack complexity, and demonstrate some variety.
Style and tone are generally appropriate to audience and purpose.
|The writing is free from grammatical or mechanical errors.|
The sentences produce an writing which is clear, fluent, and graceful.
The writing show a variety of sentence structures, and employs a style and tone appropriate to the audience and purpose.
Consistent and correct use of
APA format. Current
references within 5
years; textbook publication no more than one edition old.
|Not done||APA format not used.|
References/citations are incorrect/ incomplete.
References not current.
Evidence of plagiarism noted.
|APA format inconsistently used.|
References are current with numerous errors.
Evidence of plagiarism is noted.
|APA format is used with few errors.|
Appropriate, current references used.
References and citations applied with few errors.
No evidence of plagiarism.
|APA format is used with no errors.|
All references are well cited,, and current
References and citations correctly applied.
No evidence of plagiarism.
** please convert the marks to 50
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