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Contemporary Indigenous Health and Welfare – 92317
Summer 2015 Assessment item 2: – Response Letter
Weight: 20%
Due Date: Monday 13th April 2015 1145pm
Word limit: 750 words
Students are to write a letter in response to the article analysed in assessment item 1. (Do not just reiterate the essay).
The letter can be addressed to the editor, politician such as; minister for health / education / correctional services etc. but you must identify them by name and their position. The stratagem should aim to generate an improvement in contemporary Indigenous health and welfare. This assessment is different form assessment 1; do not just reiterate what you have written in assessment 1.
Letter guideline:
1. This letter should be in a formal structure.
2. Identify whom the letter is addressed to and outline the purpose of writing the letter to the chosen recipient.
3. Include the social determinants of health identified in the article and their impact on contemporary Indigenous health and welfare with appropriate support from literature and statistics.
4. Conclude the letter with an outline of what you as a student registered nurse hope will result from sending the letter to the chosen recipient eg. Improvement in Indigenous health, different strategies used increased public awareness.
5. Use peer refereed sources only (e.g. Not Wikipedia) to support the discussion.
References may be the same as the ones used in Assessment item 1. References are to be included in the letter.
6. It is expected that presentation of the essay and referencing will be in accordance with the Faculty guidelines (Marks will be lost for incorrect referencing).
7. The Bibliography is to be attached to the letter and not to be included in the word count.
Students please note:
Extensions:
Extensions for assessment 2: will only be provided where there are extenuating circumstances. Students seeking an extension must apply to their yarning circle teacher by email and must cc Angela Phillips into the email No later than 5pm Friday 10th April 2015.
Submission on UTS Online:
In the Header of your letter please put the following:
Student’s Full name (surname first and then first name)
Student’s number
Word count (DO NOT COUNT reference list in the word count) Also put the name of the article either:
Stolen generation
Education
Health services
e.g:
Phillips, Angela
Student id: 92317
Indigenous Racism
Word count: 725
FAQ’s & Where can I get help?
Am I just rewriting the essay?
No this is a LETTER in response to what you have researched and then put stratagems as to how to implement.
Can I use the same references from the essay?
If they are relevant to your letter.
How do I address this letter?
This is a formal letter and must be formatted as such.
Have I said why I have chosen this person to write to?
Make sure you explain why you have chosen this person to rwrite to.
Have I chosen an appropriate person to right to?
Make sure you are very specific as to whom you are sending your letter to. E.g. As the minister of Transport
Remember that you may lose marks for incorrect referencing.
Workshops:
Referencing and avoiding plagiarism.
http://www.lib.uts.edu.au/events/referencing
Introduction to endnote:
http://www.lib.uts.edu.au/events/referencing
Websites:
Writing, Reading & Speaking: http://www.lib.uts.edu.au/help/study-skills/writing-reading-speaking
Assignment types: http://www.lib.uts.edu.au/help/study-skills/writing-reading-speaking
Harvard UTS referencing guide:
http://www.lib.uts.edu.au/help/referencing/harvard-uts-referencing-guide
Contemporary Indigenous Health and Welfare – 92317
Autumn 2015
Assessment item 1: – Essay
Weight: 40%
Due date: UTSOnline: Monday 1145pm Monday 06/04/15
Word limit: 1500 words
Choose ONE of the news articles provided in UTS Online under assessment item 1.
Identify and analyse the key social determinants of health presented in the article. Relate these social determinants of health to the contemporary health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The discussion should be supported by relevant literature and statistics.
Essay guideline
1. Introduce the chosen article and the all the social determinants of health to be discussed in the essay.
2. Analyse the social determinants of health that relate to the health of the Indigenous population today using appropriate literature and statistics to support the analysis.
3. Conclude the essay with a summary of the impact these social determinants of health have on the health and welfare of the Indigenous population.
4. Use peer refereed sources only (e.g. Not Wikipedia) to support the discussion. Assignments that do not just rely on the statistics presented in the article will attract higher marks. Students are NOT to use “the solid facts”.
5. It is expected that presentation of the essay and referencing will be in accordance with the Faculty guidelines (Marks will be lost for incorrect referencing).
6. The Referencing is to be attached and not to be included in the word count.
Students please note:
Extensions:
Extensions for assessment 1: will only be provided where there are extenuating circumstances. Students seeking an extension must apply to their yarning circle teacher by email and must cc Angela Phillips into the email No later than 5pm Thursday 2nd April 2015.
Submission on UTS Online:
In the Header of your letter please put the following:
Student’s Full name (surname first and then first name)
Student’s number
Word count (DO NOT COUNT reference list in the word count) Also put the name of the article either:
Stolen generation
Education
Health services
e.g:
Phillips, Angela
Student id: 92317
Indigenous Racism
Word count: 1525
FAQ’s & Where can I get help?
Can I use dot points or Headings?
No this is an essay.
Can I use tables?
No, statistics must be integrated into the essay structure
You must ONLY use edited sources
How old can my references be?
Generally they need to be less than 5 years.
Can I use the “Solid facts” as a reference?
No, you can use this as a resource and a start, but it cannot be used as a reference in the essay or letter
How many references?
Usually 1 new reference for every 100 words
How many times can I submit online?
As many time s as you like up to the time it is due.
Where can I get help?
Referencing and avoiding plagiarism.
Introduction to endnote;
Workshops:
Referencing and avoiding plagiarism.
http://www.lib.uts.edu.au/events/referencing
Introduction to endnote:
http://www.lib.uts.edu.au/events/referencing
Websites:
Writing, Reading & Speaking: http://www.lib.uts.edu.au/help/study-skills/writing-reading-speaking
Assignment types: http://www.lib.uts.edu.au/help/study-skills/writing-reading-speaking
Harvard UTS referencing guide:
http://www.lib.uts.edu.au/help/referencing/harvard-uts-referencing-guide

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