Internal Code: MAS1656
Research Essay Writing Assignment:
You will be expected to pick an issue which is of interest to you and plan how to tackle the question you create, for example ‘Is doping really a big issue in sport or is it expected?’
Once you have decided on a topic and a question you are to plan how to answer the question, making sure you are critical throughout You will have access to the marking rubric to guide your planning organising of your 1 page planning. There is a template available to help you organise your planning, feel free to submit a completed version of this template.
You should make sure you have:
a) a clear question,
b) definitions of key terms,
c) recent research
d) suggestions on how to tackle the issue
This assignment is a brief plan on how you are going to tackle the issue of your choice, it should be no more than ONE page.
Building on from your planning, you are required to write a 1,500 essay on your chosen contemporary issue. The paper should introduce the issues and provide accurate definitions, as well as providing a range of examples to support your case. You should include an insight in to what the sport is doing to help rectify the issue and how they plan to move forward in a positive way (what has gone before and what is scheduled ahead). You should demonstrate
your ability to critically analyse. why your chosen topic is an example of a contemporary issue in sport and provide a balanced argument as to what the sport has done to ensure the issue is treated appropriately and should be well referenced using peer review journal articles.