Assignment 1 – Literature Review on Individual & Socialization – 20%
Due: 11th April Word limit: 1800-2000
1.1 Introduction: In the introduction, student must include clear purpose of the assignment and main discussion points of the assignment (5 marks)
1.2 Background research: In the Background research student must define the important terms such as Nature and Nurture, Identity, Social Individual, Socialisation, Primary and Secondary Socialisation. Proper referencing must be included. (5 marks)
1.3 Main Body:
-Discuss the any 4 main agents of socialization in relation to the functionalist, conflict and Interactionist perspective. Proper referencing must be included. (5 marks)
-Discuss how those 4 main agents of socialization takes place in the context of Maldivian society. (5 marks)
-With the help of literature review, explain Describe Cooley’s “looking glass self” and three components of “looking glass self”. Proper referencing must be included. (5 marks)
- Describe yourself in relation to “looking glass self” (5 marks)
1.4 Conclusion: Conclusion must include a summary of the main points of the literature review discussed in the assignment (5marks)
Marking Criteria: Assignment 1- Literature Review on Individual & socialization
(less than 60) Competent
(60 to 75%) Exemplary (75 to 100%) Total marks
1.1 Introduction -Purpose
statement is not stated.
-Main discussion points are not
identified in the purpose statement. -Purpose
statement could be stated more clearly
-Main discussion points could be
more clearly articulated. -Purpose
statement is clear and concise.
-Two or three main discussion points
of the literature review are clearly
identified in the purpose statement. 5
1.2 Background research -Background research has weak or no
connection to the topic under study. -Background research relates
to the study topic. -Background research relates to the
main topic. 5
1.3 Main Body
-Literature reviewed has weak or no
connection to the topic under study.
-Major sections of pertinent
literature are omitted or literature
reviewed is not from scholarly sources -Literature reviewed relates
to the study topic.
-Most articles/ sources
reviewed are from
scholarly sources but a
few are not. -Literature reviewed relates to the
Introduction covers relevant and
current articles in detail.
scholarly articles are used to
build the argument for the need
for the study. 20
1.4 Conclusion A summary of the main points is
not clearly presented. A summary of the main points is
presented, but clarity could be
enhanced. A summary of the main points is
clearly articulated. 5
1.5 Organisation and Style -Many paragraphs lack clearly
identifiable topic sentences
-The arrangement of content is
haphazard and difficult to follow. -Most paragraphs begin with a
clearly identifiable topic sentence.
-The overall arrangement is logical
but is occasionally difficult to follow. -Each paragraph begins with a clearly identifiable topic sentence
-The reader is guided smoothly with logical explanations
1.6 Reference -Multiple formatting errors
occurred in the reference list.
-One or more reference does not
have a matching citation.
-A minor formatting error or two are
noted in the reference list.
-Each reference has a matching
citation(s). -Proper formatting is used
throughout the reference list.
-Each reference has a matching