Resit Assessment Task 1 Submission Deadline: 9pm on Friday 19th August 2016 Weighting: 40% Format: Report Word count: (c. 2,000 words plus mandatory bibliography) Assessing Learning Outcomes: 1, 3 & 5 Learning Outcomes Knowledge On completing this assignment, the successful student will: 1. understand music industry roles, networks and sectors; 3. gain insight into historical and contemporary issues affecting the music industries. Skills This assignment calls for the successful student to: 5. construct detailed written arguments. Summative Assessment Task 1: Students must conduct primary research into how a music organisation or company of their choice has evolved and how it communicates/interacts with other music industry sectors. You must also show understanding of key roles and how your chosen organisation or company fits into the wider cultural industries. Assessment criteria: • The participant has conducted primary research on their chosen music organisation or company and draws on a range of literature to support their analysis; • The report clearly identifies its central points, i.e. what issue is being explored and if necessary why; • The report contextualizes its central points and provides the reader with appropriate historical / background research; • The content of the report is organised into a well-structured form, uses Sections and where appropriate subheadings; • The report develops a clear and coherent argument and leverages the research effectively;
• The report demonstrates the use of excellent English language skills; • The report adheres to the University’s formatting guidelines. Your report, in Word format (*.docx or *.doc only), with title page, is to be submitted to the module Dropbox on MyLearning – as a single document by 9pm on Friday 19th August 2016. No exceptions to the format for submission will be made. If you wish to acquire a physical receipt as well as the automatically generated ereceipt, you will need to submit a duplicate hard copy to the UniHelp desk in the Sheppard Library by the same deadline. Your Module Handbook also includes further helpful advice on Submission and Feedback.