TLC501 Portfolio

TLC501 Portfolio – Part 2 (Essay Plan)

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Assessment value: 10%

Due:

 Topic: Identify a global issue that is impacting on your country. Consider the impact and develop an argument that highlights a possible solution.

 Examples of broad topics that can be chosen are:

  • The health impacts of climate change
  • The economic impacts of globalisation
  • The social impacts of improving the status of women.
  • The economic impacts of resource use.
  • The health impacts of energy production.

If you wish to choose a different issue and impact then discuss this with your tutor.

The purpose of this assignment is to use your research to plan an essay by producing:

  • An outline showing the flow of ideas through the paragraphs of the essay and key points/evidence to be used (Dot point).
  • Write an introduction that follows a general to specific pattern. It should set the context, purpose and scope of your essay. That is, provide some broad, background statements on the topic before presenting the focus of your argument essay. The introduction should also contain outline statements.(150 – 200 words – 4-6 sentences)
  • Develop a preliminary thesis statement that outlines your argument or position on the issue or challenge. Your argument can be influenced by one of the perspectives you have read, but it should be stated in a way that demonstrates some originality. (1 sentence)
  • Write topic sentences that clearly state the major reasons that appear to have contributed to the issue or challenge, based on your reading. Include at least one possible solution to the issue. (1 sentence)
  • Complete one body paragraph that develops one of the topic sentences in your plan.(250 – 300 words – 4-6 sentences)

Avoid trying to cover every aspect of the issue or merely describing the issue without any argument.

Completing the assignment

Use the Portfolio Part 2 template below to complete the assignment and then submit this completed template.

Style Guide

  • Assignment is typed on A4 size paper
  • Assignment is in 12-point font
  • References are provided in APA or Chicago style or another author-date style
  • The lines in the assignment are 1.5 spaced

RUBRIC – Marking criteria

 

 

N

Below 5

üP

5-5.5

üC

6-6.5

üD/HD

7-7.5/8-10

üLinks to support
Essay Plan
Plan structureNo plan has been provided, or the plan has large amounts of information missing, or does not demonstrate how the topic will be discussed in the essay. Hardly any link to the thesis statement.The plan relates to the topic but has some missing information. Suggests a link to the thesis statement. Suggests insufficient supporting evidence.The plan relates to the thesis statement but has a few instances of missing information in the supporting evidence.The plan is well considered with strong supporting evidence throughout the plan and clearly relates to the thesis statement.
Introduction

 

There is no introduction or the introduction fails to draw the ideas of the essay togetherThe introduction does not clearly introduce the topic, lead to the thesis or present the main pointsThe introduction introduces the topic, presents a thesis and introduces the main pointsThe introduction clearly introduces the topic, presents a well-developed thesis and effectively outlines the main points
Thesis Statement

 

 

There is no recognisable thesis statement.There is a recognisable thesis statement, but the writer’s argument is either not clear or overly simplistic.The thesis statement states the writer’s position and argument clearly.The thesis statement clearly states the writer’s position and takes into account the complexities of the issueThesis statements
Topic sentences

 

 

The topic sentences are not organised in any logical way, and/or do not effectively support the thesis statement.The topic sentences could be organised in a more logical way. They support the thesis statement to some extent.The topic sentences are well organised, clear and support your thesis statement using different perspectives on the issue.The topic sentences are very well organised, clear, and strongly support your thesis statement with a wide range of different perspectives on the issue.Topic sentences
Body paragraph

 

 

The paragraph lacks a topic sentence, the supporting sentences are not organised in any logical way, and/or do not relate directly to the topic sentence or the thesis statement.The paragraph has a topic sentence.  However, it needs to express the main point of the paragraph more clearly, and support the thesis statement more directly.  The supporting sentences need to be organised in a more logical way, and relate more directly to the topic sentence.The paragraph has a topic sentence which supports the thesis statement and summarises the main point of the paragraph. The supporting sentences are organised in a logical way, and relate directly to the topic sentence.The paragraph has a topic sentence which strongly supports the thesis statement and clearly summarises the main point of the paragraph. The supporting sentences flow well, are organised in a very logical way, and give strong support to the topic sentence.Topic sentences

 

 

Body paragraphs

Language use  
Flow (coherence, cohesion)Ideas in the paragraph need to be organised more clearly and linked together more with transition signals and other cohesive devices.Attempts are made to link ideas in the paragraph with transition signals and other cohesive devices, although there may be instances of incorrect use of the devices.Ideas are quite well organised in the paragraph and the use of transition signals to improve flow of the writingand other cohesive devices is evident.Ideas are well linked to each other through clear organisation and effective use of transition signals and other cohesive devices.

 

Flow
Vocabulary Very few academic and topic specific terms are used.  Many words and phrases are inappropriate because of their meaning or their informality.Some academic words and topic specific terms are used.  A number of words and phrases are inappropriate because of their meaning or their informality.A range of academic words and topic specific terms are used. Most words are used appropriately used in terms of their meaning and formality.A wide range of academic vocabulary and topic specific terms are used throughout the paragraph. Appropriate vocabulary is used where needed to clearly communicate subtle differences in meaning.Academic vocabulary

 

 

Style

 

Sentence structure, grammar and punctuationThere are major problems with sentence structure, grammar, punctuation and/or spelling which make the meaning of the writing difficult to follow. Overall language use impedes comprehensibility.There are some problems with sentence structure, grammar and punctuation, spelling and/or spacing which may interfere with the meaning of some sentences. However, the meaning of most sentences is relatively clear.The paragraph is generally well-structured, well-punctuated, and there is some sentence variety. Minor issues with grammar, punctuation, spelling and/or spacing. Overall language use does not impede comprehensibility.The paragraph is fluently written, well-punctuated, and contains sentence variety.  There are very few issues with grammar, punctuation, spelling and/or spacing.Sentence structure

 

Clauses

 

Punctuation and Meaning

Grade   /10

Comments

 

 

 

TLC501 Portfolio: Essay Plan Template

Topic: The economic impacts of globalization.

 

PlanDraft
Introduction

Key points/evidence

1.       Effective and deliberate communication level (Salvatore, 2015).

2.       Effective use of import and export system.

3.       Effective utilization of resources.

Thesis statement (1 sentence):Globalization has brought revolutionary changes in the economy with increasing import and export system.

 

Write your complete introduction here (Include your thesis statement) –  150-200 words, 4-6 sentences

Globalization makes the development of integration among the people, governments, and companies all around the world. It is a process that makes the development in the economy of the country with increasing import and export. It is inevitable in nature as it can slow down the growth and develops the goods and services in an effective manner. This affects the economy for the development and growth of the industries and makes the organizations relationship with each other for its optimal finance.

The import and export of products and services across the boundaries make the development in the economy of the organization. Various types of advantages and disadvantages have been taken into contemplation with the development of globalization. It would make the organization have a great impact on the marketing and communication level of the country (Salvatore, 2015). It has also developed healthy relations among the people and used it in a great manner with the distribution of products and services vitally among the people. The role of globalization in the country and its impact on the economy in both the positive and negative perspective will be taken into consideration.

Body paragraph 1

Topic:Impact of Globalization on the economy

Supportingideas/evidence:

1.       Enhancement in GDP of the country.

2.       Increased the foreign direct investment

3.       huge competition in the market (Crane et al., 2019).

4.       development in durable relations among the countries

5.       Position in the market (Pandya, 2016).

 

Write your topic sentence here (1 Sentence) 

If you choose this one as your example body paragraph, then include the full paragraph (250-300 words, 4-6 sentences)

Globalization has made an enhancement in GDP of the country by increasing the employment level and reducing the poverty level in the country. It has made the government to face a number of risks also associated with the globalization and economy in the world. The growth in the globalization has increased the foreign direct investment in the country. It has also given a pump to the technology transfer, restructuring of industries and development in the global companies. The increasing usage of technology has given a boom to the investment made by the global companies for having increment in the revenue. The growth and development of the companies emerged at a great level with the globalization took all over the world. The empowerment of technology has brought huge competition in the market, which left the organization to low stake in the market (Crane et al., 2019). Thus, the growth and development in FDI have helped in improving economic output by enhancing the output in the organization.

It has made the organization to meet with the competition with effective production and output in the market. This has given a great impact on the growth of the economy with a reduction in the prices of the products. This has taken economies of scale into contemplation for supporting economic stability. The revolution of globalization has made the development in durable relations among the countries with the reduction in the conflicts. Most of the countries rely upon each other for having economic balance and grabbing the position in the market (Pandya, 2016). The dependence on each other has reduced the native impact on the people and conflicts among the countries become negligible with the globalization.

Body paragraph 2

Topic:Growth in the economic scale of the country

Supportingideas/evidence:

1.       High level of employment.

2.       Growth in technology (Frieden, 2019).

3.       Changes in the economy of the country

4.       Development of social media (Williams et al., 2017).

 

Write your topic sentence here (1 Sentence)

If you choose this one as your example body paragraph, then include the full paragraph (250-300 words, 4-6 sentences)

The development in the economy of the country will help in identifying the needs of the customers with the development of required products and services accordingly. It is required to be managed in the market for the development of products and services, which are essential in the market for having sustainable growth and development. Globalization has made the development of the industries in the market, which ensured high employment opportunity and reduced poverty. High level of employment made the economic growth at great level as this has ensured that employment has made a high-income level of the people (Frieden, 2019). This has made the balance in the economy of the country with the involvement of people in it.

The growth in technology has given a boost to the organization for the delivery of the products and services all over the world. This has given a transformation of practices with the development in communication channels. It will help in understanding the needs of the customers from large area and lead to having optimal growth in it.  It has given stability in the economy of the country and leads to provide benefits to the people with effective relations. This makes it have an analysis of the growth and development of the economy in the market with the production of those products and services in the market. Globalization has brought significant changes in the economy of the country with the development of social media in it (Williams et al., 2017). Social media will enable the industries to improve their communication and have utilized the resources in an effective manner. This makes the organization to go beyond the boundaries for the attaining growth in the market with the management of relations with the other countries.

Body paragraph 3

Topic:Globalization has its adverse effect as well on the economy

Supportingideas/evidence:

1.       Structural unemployment made an increment in poverty due to the globalization (Reader, 2017).

2.       Effectivethe trade practices in the industries.

3.       increasing pollution in the environment with the contribution in CO2 (Reader, 2017).

 

Write your topic sentence here (1 Sentence)

If you choose this one as your example body paragraph, then include the full paragraph (250-300 words, 4-6 sentences)

Global branding has been an issue for the development and promotion of products and services in the market at a global level. It has made the industries over standardizing the products in the market, which affect it adversely on the organization and leads to breakage of trust. The unfair increases practices of the organization in the global market reduced the employment level in domestic market. Diseconomies in scale also arise as it reduced the coordination level which is required for producing and selling the products in the market. This affects the trade practices in the industries which make the reduction in global practice made for the production and development of products and services.

Changes that arise in the structure make the arousal in structural unemployment which gives rise in the difference between the poor and rich. This makes the richer to be richer so that it could make them attain high income with the employment. The structural unemployment made an increment in poverty due to the globalization. The ineffective education that has been pertained by the individuals does not make them adopt the structural changes in it and reduces its effectiveness in the system (Reader, 2017). Thus, the impact of globalization on the structural changes affects the organization drastically.

In addition to this, the increment in the trade has made its ill effect on global warming. Globalization has increased the trade, which has given its impact on the effect of increasing pollution in the environment with the contribution in CO2. This has made the environment to be suffered from a high level with the increasing globalization.  It has also given rise in inequality in the economy of different countries.

Body paragraph 4

Topic:Globalization and the changes in the economy

Supporting points/evidence:

1.       Usage of new technology with the increment in employment level (Awan, 2016).

2.       Reduction in gender discrimination.

3.       Development of effective and durable relations.

4.       Economic stability (Compton, 2018).

Write your topic sentence here (1 Sentence)

If you choose this one as your example body paragraph, then include the full paragraph (250-300 words, 4-6 sentences)

Globalization has given an immense increment intensity of research and development department with the innovation and access to the output. It has also made the organizations to be developed and competent with old incumbents. The trade sector has also made employment of people for imports and exports with its great involvement.  It has made the usage of new technology in the organization with green economy and effective production. It has improved the condition of people with the usage of new technology for using it an effective manner and affects the employment level (Awan, 2016). It has also made a diminishing effect on gender discrimination and made to provide various new opportunities to women.

It has made an improvement in quality of management for the promotion of its brand name in the market. The organization majorly puts focus on having its great image in the global market with the development of products and services in the market. Assurance of quality makes the organization to attain a great stake in the market and deliver success to the industries. The growth in the employment level with increasing import and export system of the industries has improved economical stability. It makes it meet with competition level in the market with effective storage of products and services in the market. This ensures the balance in the economy of different countries and develops the system with effective communication. It gives a positive impact on the development of economy in the industries. The growth in the industries with the usage of social media and marketing devices so that it could have its stake at global level. Globalization has made the industries to interlink with each other for grabbing the position in different countries. The indulgence of the countries has also made development in an effective relations with the people (Compton, 2018). It would make it sustain in the market and improve the trading system.

Body paragraph 5 (Optional)

Topic:

Supportingideas/evidence:

1.

2.

3.

Write your topic sentence here (1 Sentence)

If you choose this one as your example body paragraph then include the full paragraph (4-6 sentences):

 

References (Chicago or APA):

References

Awan, A.G. (2016). Wave of Anti-Globalization and Capitalism and its impact on World Economy. Global Journal of Management and Social Sciences2(4), pp.1-21.

Compton, R.W. (2018). Transforming East Asian Domestic and International Politics: The Impact of Economy and Globalization: The Impact of Economy and Globalization. Routledge.

Crane, A., Matten, D., Glozer, S. and Spence, L. (2019). Business ethics: Managing corporate citizenship and sustainability in the age of globalization. Oxford University Press.

Frieden, J. (2019), November. The political economy of the globalization backlash: Sources and implications. In Meeting Globalization’s Challenges: Policies to Make Trade Work for All (p. 181). Princeton University Press.

Pandya, S.S.(2016). Political economy of foreign direct investment: Globalized production in the twenty-first century. Annual Review of Political Science19, pp.455-475.

Reader, J. (2017). Reconstructing practical theology: The impact of globalization. Routledge.

Salvatore, D. (2015). Managerial economics in a global economy. OUP Catalogue.

Williams, H., Sola, A., Abisola, A.T. and Dare, A.(2017). THE IMPACTS OF GLOBALIZATION IN A DEVELOPING THE IMPACTS OF GLOBALIZATION IN A DEVELOPING ECONOMY (A VECTOR AUTOREGRESSION ANALYSIS)(A VECTOR AUTOREGRESSION ANALYSIS). International Journal of Research in Social Sciences7(6).

 

 

 

 

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