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POLI330 Week 1 Current Event Gradiing Rubric (100 pts)

POLI330 Week 1 Current Event Gradiing Rubric (100 pts)

Criteria

Ratings

Pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIdentifies local newspaper article

5.0 pts

The student uses a relevant and timely newspaper article.

4.0 pts

The student provides a relevant article, but it is not timely.

3.0 pts

The student did not identify relevant article.

2.0 pts

The student did not identify a relevant or timely article.

0.0 pts

No effort

5.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeSummarization

25.0 pts

The student describes the main points clearly.

22.0 pts

The student summarizes most of the main points accurately, but has some misunderstanding and may need to re-read the article.

19.0 pts

The student's description of main points is not clear or is not thorough.

15.0 pts

The student failed to summarize important information.

0.0 pts

No effort

25.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIdentifies How Affected

25.0 pts

The student identifies how the issue relates to them accurately and in detail.

22.0 pts

The student identifies how the issue relates to them accurately.

19.0 pts

The student somewhat identifies how the issue relates to them, but the explanation lacks clarity.

12.0 pts

The student does not adequately identify how the issue relates to them.

0.0 pts

No effort

25.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIdentifies How They Influence issue

25.0 pts

The student provides a detailed account of how they might influence the issue.

22.0 pts

The student gives a mostly detailed account of how they might influence the issue.

19.0 pts

The student gives a somewhat detailed account of how they might influence the issue.

12.0 pts

The student fails to give detailed account of how they might influence the issue.

0.0 pts

No effort

25.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeSource Evaluation

10.0 pts

The student accurately evaluates the source.

8.0 pts

The student mostly accurately evaluates the source

7.0 pts

The student somewhat accurately evaluates the source.

6.0 pts

The student inaccurately evaluates the source.

0.0 pts

No effort

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAPA: Citation and Reference Formatting

5.0 pts

Source is properly cited in the text and references page demonstrating a mastery of resource and APA citation reference format.

4.0 pts

Source is cited in the text and reference page. Some minor errors may exist in citation, but it does not interfere with understanding the source of the information.

3.0 pts

Source is cited in the text and reference pazge. Some errors may exist in citation that need to be addressed to clarify the source of information.

2.0 pts

Major errors in citation. Proper citation is missing from either within the text or on the references pages.

0.0 pts

No effort

5.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWriting

5.0 pts

The student presents information using clear and concise language in an organized manner (minimal errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).

4.0 pts

The student presents information using understandable language, but is somewhat disorganized (some errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).

3.0 pts

The student presents information using understandable language but is very disorganized (many errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).

2.0 pts

The student presents information that is not clear, logical, professional or organized to the point that the reader has difficulty understanding the message (numerous errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and/or punctuation).

0.0 pts

No effort

5.0 pts

Total Points: 100.0