Rubric for Module Paper



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

Complete in all respects; reflects all requirements Complete in most respects; reflects most requirements Incomplete in many respects; reflects few requirements Incomplete in most respects; does not reflect requirements  

Understanding

Demonstrates a sophisticated understanding of the topic(s) Demonstrates an accomplished understanding of the topic(s) Demonstrates an acceptable understanding of the topic(s) Demonstrates an inadequate understanding of the topic(s)  

Support

Contains well-supported statements and appropriate references to the readings and personal experience (as required) Contains adequately supported statements and references to the readings and personal experience (as required) Contains limited support for statements; makes few references to the readings and personal experience despite such instructions in the assignment Contains no support, no evidence that the readings were consulted, and few or no mention of personal experience, even when required  

Writing mechanics

Writing demonstrates a sophisticated clarity, conciseness, and correctness Writing is accomplished in terms of clarity and conciseness and contains only a few errors Writing lacks clarity or conciseness and contains numerous errors Writing is unfocused, rambling, or contains serious errors  

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).