Rubric for Discussion Forums

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)

Responds to all discussion questions Responds to most discussion questions Responds to some discussion questions Does not respond to discussion questions
Exhibits full understanding of questions Exhibits some understanding of questions Exhibits limited understanding of questions Exhibits lack of understanding of questions
Responds frequently to classmates' postings Responds to some classmates' postings Responds infrequently to classmates' postings Does not respond to classmates' postings

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).