University of Illinois at Springfield
CSC 442 - Section B
Spring 2014
Rubric for Grading Paper Two
Maximum of 100 Points for the Assignment

Maximum Points Excellent Adequate Poor
 10 Excellent number and quality of online sources, indicative of excellent research Adequate number and quality of online sources Inadequate number and quality of online sources, indicative of poor research
15
Excellent discussion of laws and public policy issues relevant to the topic Adequate discussion of laws and public policy issues relevant to the topic Poor discussion of laws and public policy issues relevant to the topic
 10 All information is factually correct Most information is factually correct Many factual errors & inconsistencies
 10 Impressive depth of insight and analysis
Adequate depth of insight and analysis
Unexceptional insight and analysis
 10 Excellent discussion of detail Adequate discussion of detail Poor discussion of detail
 15 Excellent participation in Phase One; significant contributions to other students; paper references input from other students Adequate participation in Phase One; acceptable contributions to other students; paper references input from other students Poor participation in Phase 1; no significant contributions to other students; paper does not reference input from other students
10 Correct grammar & spelling Few grammar & spelling errors Many grammar & spelling errors
10 Correct citation style Adequate citation style Poor citation style
10 Clear organization Adequate organization Confusing organization

Paper submitted late without providing a valid excuse to Prof. Oakley BEFORE the due date - deduction of up to 10 points per day that the paper is late.  Once you have finalized your topic, you should not change it without prior approval from Prof. Oakley (up to 25% off for changing topics without prior approval).

If the paper is less than the required 2000 "original" word limit, the grade will be pro-rated based on the number of original words (e.g., 1500 words =75%).


Last Updated 2 January 2014 by Burks Oakley II (oakley@uis.edu)

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