A topic analysis will help you to clarify and understand what your assessment question is asking you to do.
You will generally be given three key pieces of information:
Your ITC506 Assessment item 3 has 2 related tasks that require you to:
The article we have chosen focuses on electronic surveillance of employees. For the example below we have chosen to use utilitarianism to analyse our chosen article.
|Instruction words||choose; analyse; undertake; identify; construct|
|Qualifying words & phrases||utilitarianism; deontology; contract; virtue|
|Key concepts||utilitarian theory, utilitarianism, electronic surveillance of employees; ICT professionalism|
Write down the key concepts from your topic and have a go at brainstorming as many alternative keywords and phrases as possible.
Thinking about your topic in this way forces you to describe your topic in "other words", which will provide you with some useful keyword alternatives as well as help you to cement your understanding of the topic.
Dictionaries and encyclopaedias can help you to find additional keywords and get an overview of the concept.
In the Oxford Reference search box below, enter some of the keywords you've identified from your assessment question and note down any alternate keywords that you find.
Charles Sturt University acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands on which its campuses are located, paying respect to Elders, both past and present, and extend that respect to all First Nations Peoples.
Charles Sturt University is an Australian University, TEQSA Provider Identification: PRV12018. CRICOS Provider: 00005F.