Rubric for Written Assignments and Case Studies



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  

Understanding

Demonstrates a sophisticated understanding of the project management concepts in the assignment Demonstrates an accomplished understanding of the project management concepts in the assignment Demonstrates an acceptable understanding of the project management concepts in the assignment Demonstrates an inadequate understanding of the project management concepts in the assignment  

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: 12 = A (93–100); 11 = A– (90–92); 10 = B+ (88–89); 9 = B (83–87); 8 = B– (80–82); 7 = C+ (78–79); 6 = C (72–77); 5 = C– (70–71); 2–4 = D (60–69); 0–1 = F (below 60).