Rubric for Final Paper, Part 3 (Proposal)



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

Focus

and

Completeness


Proposal is tightly focused on the assignment details and addresses all necessary elements in a sophisticated and thorough manner. Proposal is appropriately focused on the assignment details and addresses all necessary elements effectively. Proposal sometimes fails to maintain a focus on the assignment details and addresses necessary elements in a cursory or superficial manner. Proposal lacks focus or fails to address most of the necessary elements of the assignment.  

Technical Approach

Student provides a superior and insightful presentation of the technical approach portion of the proposal. Student provides an effective presentation of the technical approach portion of the proposal. Student provides a superficial treatment in the technical approach portion of the proposal. Student provides an inadequte technical approach in the proposal.  

Backup Information (resumes, references, etc.)

Student shows a superior understanding of the elements a procurement professional would seek in a successful proposal. Student shows an effective understanding of the elements a procurement professional would seek in a successful proposal. Student demonstrates a supeficial understanding of elements that should be present in a successful proposal. Student demonstrates vague or minimal understanding of the elements that should be present in a successful proposal.  

Length, Organization, Clarity, and Format

Proposal is of sufficient length and is extremely clear, coherent, and well organized. Proposal follows format guidelines precisely. Proposal is of adequate length, is easily understood, and is coherent and effectively organized. Proposal follows format guidelines for the most part. Proposal is slightly too long or too short; its thrust can be understood, but overall the paper lacks coherence and organization. Proposal does not consistently follow format guidelines. Proposal does not meet length requirements and/or is incoherent. Proposal does not follow format guidelines.  

Written communication

There are few spelling or grammatical errors, none of which seriously detract from the paper. There are some spelling or grammatical errors, few of which detract from the paper. Student makes a number of spelling or grammatical errors, several of which seriously detract from the paper. Student makes many spelling or grammatical errors, which seriously detract from the paper.  

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: 19–20 = A (93–100); 18 = A– (90–92); 17 = B+ (88–89); 14–16 = B (83–87); 13 = B– (80–82); 12 = C+ (78–79); 9–11 = C (73–77); 8 = C– (70–72); 4–7 = D (60–69); 0–3 = F (below 60). .