The paper should use the standard UT- MDACC title page and be

The paper should use the standard UT- MDACC title page and be written in APA format. The paper should be 7+ pages in length, not counting the title page, reference list, or any appendices. The paper should meet the following requirements:
Based on an approved topic.
Be drawn from a variety of scholarly and peer reviewed articles (a minimum of five sources). The articles should be published within the last five years (2017-2022).
Include appropriate APA in-text citations and reference list
Demonstrate graduate level writing skills.
Be
Rubric
Scholarly Paper (1)
Scholarly Paper (1)
Criteria
Ratings
Pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAbstract/Introduction
4 pts
A-Level
Clearly and concisely states the paper’s main purpose. Provides a preview to the paper.
3 pts
B-Level
Clearly states the paper’s main purpose. Provides a preview to the paper.
2 pts
C-Level
States the paper’s purpose but does not adequately provide a preview to the paper.
1 pts
F-Level
Unfocused and incomplete. No clear main topic.
4 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeBody and Content
4 pts
A-Level
Exceptionally clear and focused information. Strong supporting details. Each paragraph had detailed sentences to develop the main idea. Well written.
3 pts
B-Level
Clear information which maintains consistent focus. Supporting details are present. Each paragraph has sufficient detailed sentences to support main idea.
2 pts
C-Level
Inconsistent focus. Generalized supporting details. Paragraphs lack detail to support main idea. Ideas not fully developed.
1 pts
F-Level
Information lacks clarity and focus. Inadequate or missing supporting details. Each paragraph fails to develop the main idea. No evidence of structure or organization.
4 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeOrganization
4 pts
A-Level
Strong introduction and conclusion. Consistent and logical progression. Uses clear and skillful transitions.
3 pts
B-Level
Clear introduction and conclusion. Illustrates some consistency. Clear transitions
2 pts
C-Level
Introduction and conclusion is present but not clear. Shows an attempt of consistency and transitions.
1 pts
F-Level
Unable to clearly identify introduction and conclusion. Lacks consistency and order. Little or no transitions.
4 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeMechanics
4 pts
A-Level
Superior editing. No errors in punctuation, capitalization and spelling. No errors in sentence structure. Correct usage and grammar.
3 pts
B-Level
Careful editing. Almost no errors in punctuation, capitalization and spelling. Almost no errors in sentence structure. Made few errors in usage and grammar.
2 pts
C-Level
Some evidence of editing. Many errors in punctuation, capitalization and spelling. Many errors in sentence structure. Extensive grammatical errors.
1 pts
F-Level
Poor editing. Numerous errors in punctuation, capitalization and spelling. Numerous errors in sentence structure and word usage. Grammatical errors made it difficult to read paper.
4 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeSources
4 pts
A-Level
Sources met the guidelines. Works cited are correct and complete.
3 pts
B-Level
Sources met the guidelines. Some works cited are correct and complete. Inconsistencies present.
2 pts
C-Level
Sources met guidelines. Few cited works are presented in correct format. Inconsistencies present.
1 pts
F-Level
Failed to meet guidelines. Includes few proper references.
4 pts
Total Points: 20