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; addresses all questions thoroughly; meets or exceeds all requirements Complete in most respects; addresses all questions, but not all are answered thoroughly; meets all requirements Incomplete in many respects; does not address all questions; meets most requirements Incomplete in most respects; addresses few questions; meets few or no 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)  

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  

Documentation

Contains well-documented statements and appropriate references to the readings; skillfully integrates relevant outside sources Contains adequately documented statements and references to the readings and the assigned article; may integrate outside sources Contains limited support for statements or references to the readings and the assigned article; makes little or no attempt to integrate outside sources, even when additional research might enhance the discussion Contains no documentation or references to the readings and the assigned article; makes no attempt to integrate outside sources  

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 basis. Total rubric points are converted first to a letter grade and then to a numerical equivalent based on a 0–100 scale: 20–24 = A (93–100); 19 = A– (90–92); 18 = B+ (88–89); 16–17 = B (83–87); 13–15 = B– (80–82); 12 = C+ (78–79); 7–11 = C (70–77);0–6 = F (below 70).