Rubric for Major Paper, Module 5



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

Design of program and procedures
Program is written clearly; procedures to determine needs of clients and referral process are detailed and complete. A competent administrator would understand the design of this program and the referral process, but it is missing 1–2 essential pieces. Some elements are not explained clearly, such as how the needs of clients are determined or the referral process. Brushes over design of the program; not clear on how needs are determined or on referral process.  
Form, survey(s)
The form requests all required information including services provided and their assessment, costs, and location; survey is complete but not long (long = >10 minutes to complete). The form requests all required information including services provided and their assessment, costs, and location; survey is complete but is too wordy. The form requests information but is missing at least one of: services provided and their assessment, costs, and location; survey is long and wordy. The form requests information but is missing more than one of: services provided and their assessment, costs, and location; survey is long and wordy.  
PowerPoint Presentation
Presentation is well-designed, easy to follow, free of distractors. Presentation contains some slides that are very wordy and would be difficult to follow. Presentation contains several distractors that make it difficult to follow. Presentation is full of distractors such as swooping and zooming; slides are too wordy.  
Presentation narrative
Demonstrates understanding of the material and is presented in a conversational style for the intended audience. Demonstrates understanding of the material. Contains educational jargon that may be confusing or difficult to understand for the intended audience. Reads/sounds as though the narrator is reading articles to the audience.  
Writing mechanics
APA format throughout, no misspelled words or grammatical errors. APA format, no more than one misspelled word or grammatical error. May start to flow as a paper, no more than two misspelled words or grammatical errors. Poorly written, doesn’t flow as one paper, misspelled words, grammatical errors.  

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).