Rubric for Software Project: Excel



Criterion

4

A-level qualities
(90–100)

3

B-level qualities
(80–89)

2

C-level qualities
(70–79)

1 or 0

D- or F-level qualities
(60–69 or below 60)



Score

Completeness
You include all required elements (i.e., ten rows, five columns, graph, worksheet with two populated tables, and a 2–3 page explanation) with enhancements and graphs. You include all required elements (i.e, ten rows, five columns, graph, worksheet with two populated tables, and a 2–3 page explanation). You include most of the required elements (i.e., ten rows, five columns, graph, worksheet with two populated tables, and a 2–3 page explanation). You include some of the required elements (i.e., ten rows, five columns, graph, worksheet with two populated tables, and a 2–3 page explanation).  
Quality of explanation You clearly explain the spreadsheet's purpose(s), potential uses, and features, as well as what you learned and what you need to know. You explain the spreadsheet's purpose(s), potential uses, and features, as well as what you learned and what you need to know. You explain something of the spreadsheet's purpose(s), potential uses, and features, as well as what you learned and what you need to know. You do not explain the spreadsheet's purpose, potential uses, and features, nor what you learned and need to know.  
Appropriateness The example used in the assignment is appropriate for the software project. The example used in the assignment is mostly appropriate for the software project. The example used in the assignment is somewhat appropriate for the software project. The example used in the assignment is not appropriate for the software project.  
Presentation You label and title all worksheets, tables, and graphs and use correct format throughout. You label and title worksheets, tables, and graphs and mostly use correct format throughout. You label and title most of the worksheets, tables, and graphs but sometimes do not use correct format. You do not label worksheets, tables, and graphs and do not use correct format.  

Total:

 

Note: Criteria are evaluated on a 4-3-2-1-0 basis. Total rubric points are converted first to a letter grade and then to a numerical equivalent based on a 0–100 scale: 16 = A (93–100); 15 = A– (90–92); 14 = B+ (88–89); 12–13 = B (83–87); 11 = B– (80–82); 10 = C+ (78–79); 8–9 = C (73–77); 7 = C– (70–72); 3–6 = D (60–69); 0–2 = F (below 60).