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SPSE (Situation Problem Solutions Evaluation) essays

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Use this approach when you are asked to look at a problem and suggest solutions to it.

SPSE essay flowchart

Situation - gives the reader some background, so they can place the problem.

Evaluate - evaluate solutions rather than simply state them.

Example of a SPSE essay (PDF opens in new window)