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CriterionExceptionalAcceptableMarginalUnacceptableScore
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Focus and developmentDevelops paper as assigned; focus and presentation of paper are extremely effective and clear; purpose is readily apparent to the reader; paper provides insightDevelops paper as assigned; focus and presentation of paper are effective; purpose is clear throughout the paper; paper provides useful informationDoes not fully develop paper as assigned; focus and presentation of paper are somewhat effective; paper sometimes digresses from purpose; paper does not consistently provide insight or useful informationDoes not develop paper as assigned; paper is unfocused or unclear
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Comparison and contrast of differing viewsCompares and contrasts different views, opinions, or solutions clearly, offering specific examples to illustrate the comparisonCompares and contrasts views, opinions, or solutions clearly, but the supporting information is general; may fail to include foundational contextual informationCompares and contrasts views, opinions, or solutions, but the supporting information is incomplete; may include information that is not relevant to the comparisonPresentation either compares or contrasts, but does not do both; there is no supporting information or support is incomplete or not valid
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Connections to course conceptsMakes appropriate and powerful connections with the concepts in the course; shows significant knowledge and mastery of the environmental issuesMakes appropriate connections with the concepts in the course; shows effective knowledge and mastery of the environmental issuesMakes somewhat vague connections with the concepts in the course; shows cursory or superficial knowledge and mastery of the environmental issuesMakes little or no connection with the concepts in the course; does not demonstrate knowledge and mastery of the environmental issues
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Balanced analysisProvides the required analysis within a strong, balanced, organized, and persuasive discussionProvides the required analysis within an effective discussionMakes an attempt to provide the required analysis but does so in a superficial or cursory mannerDoes not provide analysis
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SupportIdeas are supported effectivelyIdeas are generally supportedSome statements are unsubstantiated and the source of some ideas is unclearSources are poorly chosen, or no sources are cited
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OrganizationArranges ideas clearly and logically to support the purpose or argument; ideas flow smoothly and are effectively linked; reader can follow the line of reasoningArranges ideas adequately to support the purpose or argument; links between ideas are generally clear; reader can follow the line of reasoning for the most partArranges ideas adequately, in general, although ideas sometimes fail to make sense together; reader remains fairly clear about what writer intendsArranges ideas illogically; ideas frequently fail to make sense together; reader cannot identify a line of reasoning and becomes frustrated or loses interest
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Writing MechanicsWriting demonstrates a sophisticated clarity, conciseness, and correctnessWriting is accomplished in terms of clarity and conciseness and contains only a few errorsWriting lacks clarity or conciseness and contains numerous errorsWriting is unfocused, rambling, or contains serious errors
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Documentation formatUses APA or MLA format accurately and consistentlyUses APA or MLA format with minor violationsReflects incomplete knowledge of APA or MLA formatDoes not use APA or MLA format
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Note: Criteria are evaluated on a 4-3-2-1-0 basis. Total rubric points are converted first to a letter grade and then to a numerical equivalent based on a 0-100 scale: 30–32 = A (93–100); 29 = A– (90–92); 28 = B+ (88–89); 23–27 = B (83–87);
22 = B– (80–82); 21 = C+ (78–79); 15–20 = C (73–77); 14 = C– (70–72); 7–13 = D
(60–69); 0–6 = F (below 60).
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Rubric for Final Paper