Criteria

Outstanding

Proficient

Basic

Below Expectations

Content

68/70 points

Rich in content, full of thought, insight and synthesis with clear connections to previous or current content and/or to real life situations made with depth and detail.

I feel that I worked very hard on making each blog have great information and logical arguments. Some blogs could have had some more depth however.

Substantial information, thought, insight and analysis has taken place with some connection to previous or current content and/or to real life situations but lack of depth and detail.

Generally competent in summarizing learning, but information is thin and commonplace with limited connections and vague generalities.

Rudimentary and superficial regurgitation of content with no connections and/or completely off topic.

Readings and Resources

19/20 points

Readings (from course text) and other resource materials are used to support blog comments. APA style is used to cite references.

I carefully added resource material from the text to support my thoughts.

There is some reference to readings and other resource material. No or limited use of APA style references.

Little if any reference is made to readings an other course materials.

Readings and resources are not mentioned.

Timeliness

17/20

All required postings are made early in the module to give others time to comment.

All required postings are made but not in time for others to read and respond.

The postings were made according to the due date but not early in the module.

Some or all of the required postings are made, but most are at the last minute without allowing for response time.

Some or all of the required postings are missing.

Responses to Other Students

30/30

Two or more substantial posts with at least one detailed response made to address another students' post.

I was consistent and quick to respond to another students post.

One or more satisfactory posts with at least one satisfactory response made to address another students' post.

One satisfactory post with a brief response to another students' post.

One brief post or no post at all and no response to another students' post.

Total=134/140