EDUC 840 Discussion Grading Rubric Thread Criteria Levels of Achievement Content 70%

EDUC 840
Discussion Grading Rubric
Thread
Criteria
Levels of Achievement
Content 70%
Advanced
Proficient
Developing
Not present
Initial Thread:
Content Flow
9 points
All key components of the Discussion prompt are answered in the thread. The thread has a clear, logical flow that supports the assigned side of the debate.
8 points
Most of the components of the Discussion prompt are answered in the thread. The thread has a reasonably logical flow that adheres to the assigned side of the debate.
1 to 7 points
The Discussion prompt is addressed minimally. The thread lacks flow or content, and does not support the assigned side of the debate clearly.
0 points
Not present.
Content Analysis of Understanding
18 to 19 points
Information presented in the debate was clear, accurate and thorough. Major points were well supported with several relevant facts,statistics and/or examples to support the student’s view to include reading and study materials.
17 points
Most information presented in the debate was clear, accurate and thorough. Major points were reasonably supported with some relevant facts,statistics and/or examples to support the student’s view to include reading and study materials.
1 to 16 points
Information presented in the debate was minimal. Major points were vaguely supported and may or may not have relevant facts,statistics and/or examples to support the student’s view. Evidence of reading and study materials is unclear.
0 points
Not present.
Structure 30%
Advanced
Proficient
Developing
Not present
Initial Thread: Grammar, Spelling, Mechanics, & Current APA Formatting
10 points
Spelling and grammar are correct. Sentences are complete, clear, and concise. Paragraphs contain appropriately varied sentence structures. Two scholarly references are included and are cited in current APA format with no errors.
9 points
Some spelling and grammar errors are present. Sentences are presented well. Paragraphs contain some varied sentence structures. Two scholarly references are included and are cited in current APA format with no more than 1 error.
1 to 8 points
Spelling and grammar errors distract. Sentences are incomplete or unclear. Paragraphs are poorly formed. Fewer than 2 scholarly citations are included and/or references include more than 1 error in APA formatting.
0 points
Not present.
Initial Thread:
Word Count
4 points
The word count is 450 words or more.
3 points
The word count is 375–449 words.
1 to 2 points
The word count is fewer than 375 words.
0 points
Not present.
Replies
Criteria
Levels of Achievement
Content 70%
Advanced
Proficient
Developing
Not present
Replies: Content Flow
9 points
Students clearly chose two different students’ of an opposing side.
8 points
Students chose 2 students but only 1 of an opposing side.
1 to 7 points
Students were unclear in their selection of which side they chose to provide a reply.
0 points
Not present.
Content Reply Analysis of Understanding
18 to 19 points
Each reply included a meaningful point made in another student’s thread. Each reply provides substantive additional thoughts regarding the thread. An accurate, relevant and strong counter argument was presented. The student clearly provided an explanation of why the student agrees or disagrees with the idea presented in the thread. Each reply is clear and coherent.
17 points
Most replies focus on a meaningful point made in another student’s thread. Most replies provide substantive additional thoughts regarding the thread. An emergent and focused counter-arguments was presented. The student reasonably provided an explanation of why the student likes or dislikes the idea presented in the thread. Most replies are clear and coherent.
1 to 16 points
Some replies focus on a point made in another student’s thread. Counter arguments were vague and/or unclear, and require further development. eplies could be more substantive regarding the thread. Replies lack clarity and coherence.
0 points
Not present.
Structure 30%
Advanced
Proficient
Developing
Not present
Replies: Grammar, Spelling, Mechanics & Current APA Formatting
4 point
Spelling and grammar are correct. Sentences are complete, clear, and concise. Paragraphs contain appropriately varied sentence structures. Where applicable, references are cited in current APA format.
3 points
Some spelling and grammar errors are present. Sentences are presented well. Paragraphs contain some varied sentence structures. Where applicable, references are cited with some current APA formatting.
1 to 2 points
Spelling and grammar errors distract. Sentences are incomplete or unclear. Paragraphs are poorly formed. Where applicable, references are minimally or not cited in current APA format.
0 points
Not present.
Replies: Word Count
6 points
Minimum of 2 replies are present, and the word count of 250 words is met for each reply.
5 points
Minimum of 2 replies are present, and/or the word count of 200–249 is met for each reply.
1 to 4 points
Minimum of 1 reply is present, and/or the word count is fewer than 200 words in each reply.
0 points
Not present.
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