EDUC 812 Discussion Grading Rubric Thread Criteria Levels of Achievement Content 70%

EDUC 812
Discussion Grading Rubric
Thread
Criteria
Levels of Achievement
Content 70% 
Advanced 
Proficient 
Developing 
Not present 
Thread: Content 
19 to 21 points
All key components of the Discussion prompt are answered in the thread. The thread has a clear, logical flow. Major points are stated clearly. Major points are supported by good examples or thoughtful analysis. 
18 points
Most of the components of the Discussion prompt are answered in the thread. The thread has a logical flow. Major points are stated reasonably well. Major points are supported by good examples or thoughtful analysis. 
1 to 17 points
The Discussion prompt is addressed minimally. The thread lacks flow or content. Major points are unclear or confusing. Major points are not supported by examples or thoughtful analysis. 
0 points 
 
 
Structure 30% 
Advanced 
Proficient 
Developing 
Not present 
Thread: Spelling and Grammar
5 points
Spelling and grammar are correct. Sentences are complete, clear, and concise. Paragraphs contain appropriately varied sentence structures. References are cited in current APA format when appropriate. 
4 points
Some spelling and grammar errors are present. Sentences are presented well. Paragraphs contain some varied sentence structures. References are cited in current APA format when appropriate. 
1 to 3 points
Spelling and grammar errors distract. Sentences are incomplete or unclear. Paragraphs are poorly formed. References are cited in current APA format when appropriate. 
0 points 
 
 
Thread: Word Count 
4 points
The word count is at least 300 words. 
3 points
The word count is 250 – 299 words. 
1 to 2 points
The word count is less than 249 words. 
0 points 
Replies
Criteria
Levels of Achievement
Content 70% 
Advanced 
Proficient 
Developing 
Not present 
Replies: Content 
13 to 14 points
Each reply focuses on a meaningful point made in another candidate’s thread. Each reply provides substantive additional thoughts regarding the thread and an explanation of why the candidate agrees or disagrees with the idea presented in the thread. Each reply is clear and coherent. 
12 points
Replies mostly focus on a meaningful point made in another candidate’s thread. Replies mostly provide substantive additional thoughts regarding the thread and an explanation of why the candidate likes or dislikes the idea presented in the thread. Replies are mostly clear and coherent. 
1 to 11 points
Replies somewhat focus on a point made in another candidate’s thread. Replies could be more substantive regarding the thread. Replies lack clarity and coherence. 
0 points 
  
Structure 30%
Advanced
Proficient
Developing
Not present
Replies: Spelling and Grammar
3 points
Spelling and grammar are correct. Sentences are complete, clear, and concise. Paragraphs contain appropriately varied sentence structures. References are cited in current APA format when appropriate. 
2 points
Some spelling and grammar errors are present. Sentences are presented well. Paragraphs contain some varied sentence structures. References are cited in current APA format when appropriate. 
1 point
Spelling and grammar errors distract. Sentences are incomplete or unclear. Paragraphs are poorly formed. References are cited in current APA format when appropriate. 
0 points 
  
Replies: Word Count 
3 points
At least 2 replies are present, and the word count of at least 200 words is met for each post. 
2 points
At least 2 replies are present, or the word count is 150–199 for one or more posts.
1 point
At least 1 reply is present, or the word count is less than 149 words for one or more posts. 
0 points 
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