Rubric for Written Assignments



Criterion

4

A-level qualities
(90–100)

3

B-level qualities
(80–89)

2

C-level qualities
(70–79)

1

F-level qualities
(below 70)



Score

Completeness

Addresses all elements in the assignment and is of the prescribed length Addresses most of elements in the assignment and is of the prescribed length Addresses some elements in the assignment; may be less than the prescribed length Incomplete in most respects; does not address elements of the assignment or meet the length requirement  

Application of Concepts

Demonstrates a sophisticated application of nonprofit management concepts Demonstrates an accomplished application of nonprofit management concepts Demonstrates an acceptable application of nonprofit management concepts Demonstrates an inadequate application of nonprofit management concepts  

Integration of Examples and References

Effectively introduces many relevant examples; integrates relevant outside sources Discusses several relevant examples; may integrate outside sources May refer to relevant examples, though they are not well integrated; does not refer to any outside sources Provides no relevant examples or presents inappropriate examples  

Writing mechanics

Writing demonstrates a sophisticated clarity, conciseness, and correctness; includes thorough details and relevant data and information; extremely well-organized Writing is accomplished in terms of clarity and conciseness and contains only a few errors; includes sufficient details and relevant data and information; well-organized Writing lacks clarity or conciseness and contains numerous errors; gives insufficient detail and relevant data and information; lacks organization Writing is unfocused, rambling, or contains serious errors; lacks detail and relevant data and information; poorly organized  

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).