Starting the Case Study 2020

A local economy driven by blockchain

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Gaining the Marks!

2 Mark Questions: Define one of the technologies

  • What is it? (1 mark)
  • How does it (in relation to question)
  • Why does it (in relation to question)

4 Mark Question:

Describe

  • Describe any concepts (1 mark)
  • Describe use in relation to question (3 marks)

Explain

  • Describe any concepts (1 mark)
  • Explanation of what has been asked (3 marks)

6 Mark Question

1-2 Marks

  • Shows limited understanding

3-4 Marks

  • Shows some understanding of why and looks at one area in detail – I would use examples when possible

5-6 Marks

  • Shows clear understanding of all aspects of the question.
  • I would expect to see all aspects of the question answered with clear explanations and examples (when possible)

12 Mark Question

  • Use appropriate terminology
  • Show knowledge
  • Explain both sides of the argument
  • Conclusion – link it all back to the argument

0 marks

  • No knowledge or understanding of the relevant issues and concepts.
  • No use of appropriate terminology.

1–3 marks

  • Minimal knowledge and understanding of the relevant issues or concepts.
  • Minimal use of appropriate terminology.
  • No reference is made to the information in the case study or independent research.
  • The answer may be little more than a list.

4 –6 marks

  • A descriptive response with limited knowledge and/or understanding of the relevant issues or concepts.
  • A limited use of appropriate terminology.
  • There is limited evidence of analysis.
  • There is evidence that limited research has been undertaken.

7–9 marks

  • A response with knowledge and understanding of the related issues and/or concepts.
  • A response that uses terminology appropriately in places.
  • There is some evidence of analysis.
  • There is evidence that research has been undertaken.

10–12 marks

  • A response with a detailed knowledge and clear understanding of the relevant issues and/or concepts.
  • A response that uses terminology appropriately throughout.
  • There is competent and balanced analysis.
  • There is clear evidence that extensive research has been undertaken.
  • Conclusions are drawn that are linked to the analysis.