three buildings/monuments related to Augustus reign

ABPL10004 & ABPL20030 2020-S2: Assessment Task 4: Final Essay
Assessment Weight: 40% of Semester Marks
Due Date: Week 11, Monday 19 October 10:00 am (Online Submission)
Word Limit: 1600 words
Assignment Check List and Submission Format:
• Contain a header with the following information: name, student number, course code, tutor’s
name and tutorial day/time (to add a header to a Word document use Insert/Header);
▪ Include your essay topic number and topic wording at the top of your first page;
▪ Include images to illustrate your analysis of key visual evidence (i.e. the main buildings,
designed landscapes or city plans etc. that you have researched to support your argument);
▪ Follow the Chicago 17A or 16A Footnote Style for all references (citations). This includes
footnotes (noting the exact page number of your reference), bibliography and image sources.
Refer to the ABP Study and Research Guide ( for
information on Chicago Style Footnotes. Information on Research, Referencing and Writing can
also be found on Canvas under the Research and Library Resources Section.
▪ Be typed in 12 pt font, at least 1.15 spaced, include page numbers.
Submission Procedure
By 10:00 am on the due date, Monday 19 October 2020 submit a digital copy of your assignment via
the Canvas Submission Page.
Tips for researching, structuring and writing your essay: We highly recommend reading your
Assessment 2: Essay Outline feedback in detail and addressing the areas that need development.
Information on Research, Referencing and Writing can also be found on Canvas under the Research
and Library Resources Section. The slides from Tutorial 2: Research and Essay Writing Skills in
Architectural History are a useful reference to revise key skills in essay writing. Including, locating
sources and undertaking research, forming an essay argument and structuring your essay. The
university of Melbourne Academic Skills Website also has a selection of useful material
Extension Policy:
Please refer to the Subject Guide and Canvas for information on extensions. In line with Faculty
policy, all late submissions without an approved extension or approved application for special
consideration will incur a penalty of 10% per day.
Bibliographies and References (Citations):
You may use only online sources for this assessment task. But they must be credible, academic sources
either online journal articles or digital books. You can still use any books, book chapters or physical
journals you may have already found or own. Detailed Information on sources and referencing can be
found on Canvas under the Research and Library Resources Section.
Please refer to the Subject Guide for information on primary and secondary sources and plagiarism.
Please read the plagiarism policy carefully as penalties for academic misconduct are severe, for
example receiving 0% for your assignment grade. Students are strongly advised to look at the
University of Melbourne Academic Integrity website before undertaking their essay research and
writing to better understand the definition of plagiarism and how to prevent it.
Aassessment Criteria
• Argument – 30 percent of Total Mark for Assignment
Demonstrates an understanding of the essay question. Introduces argument/s well and develops
it/them in detail. Theoretical and historical content is appropriate to the argument.
• Research and Evidence -25 percent of Total Mark for Assignment
Bibliographic sources are appropriate and critically used. Selection of examples is appropriate
to, and supports, the argument/s. Images are used effectively to supplement and illustrate the
• Essay Structure – 25 percent of Total Mark of Assignment
Essay structure is coherent and is well sign-posted for the reader.
• References (Citations) and Format – 10 percent of Total Mark for Assignment
Accuracy of references and adherence to the Chicago 17A or 16A Footnote Style. A bibliography
is included and images are used and fully cited. Complies to submission requirements
regarding: font size, line spacing, page numbers, inclusion of header, essay number and topic
• Written Expression – 10 percent of Total Mark for assignment
Writing is clear and fluent; spelling, names and terminology are accurate
Please post your questions to the Canvas Discussion Board: Assessment Task 4: Final Essay

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