Deconstructing Assignment Questions

The video presentation for this session guides you through how to deconstruct an assignment question, taking you through an example to demonstrate the process. Some tips for how to organise your notes once you have mapped out the question are also provided.  Documents outlining the exemplar shown in the video and the different methods to organise notes are included in the Resources section in addition to some useful weblinks.

Resources

Below are two documents you can download which show you an example of deconstructing an assignment question and some methods you can use to organise your notes.

Griffith University – Study Smart – Preparing for your Assignment - https://www.griffith.edu.au/library/study/preparing-for-your-assignment

Curtin University – Analysing the Brief - http://studyskills.curtin.edu.au/essays/step-1-analyse-the-brief/

University of New England – Analysing the Question - https://aso-resources.une.edu.au/assignment-types/essays/analysing-the-question/

University of New South Wales – Essay and Assignment Planning - https://student.unsw.edu.au/essay-and-assignment-planning