Essay

H500DBRubric201830B1

Discussion Board Forums Grading Rubric Criteria Levels of Achievement Content (70%) Advanced 92-100% Proficient 84-91% Developing 1-83% Not Present Total Content Mastery 14 to 15 points: All posts display clear content mastery and relate precisely to the assigned topic. Brings clarity to issues being discussed relating issues to Scripture/biblical principles and experience. 12.5 to 13.5 points: All posts are related to the assigned topic, but do not provide evidence of subject mastery. Discussed issues to Scripture/biblical principles and experience. 1 to 12 points: Posts are loosely related to the assigned topic, and do not effectively contribute to the development of the discussion. Posts display a minimal or superficial understanding of the topic. Did not discuss issues to Scripture/biblical principles and experience. 0 points Not present Reasoning & Support 9.25 to 10 points: Posts are balanced in their approach to the topic, but provide evidence of a clear, well to researched position on the topic. 8.5 to 9 points: Posts are mostly balanced, but do not provide evidence of a firm position derived from research or current literature. 1 to 8 points: Posts show a clear bias, or do not provide a discernable position on the issue. Evidence of research is not present. 0 points Not present Originality & Dialogue 9.25 to 10 points: Unique contributions are made to the discussion in both the original thread and two responses. 8.5 to 9 points: Contributions are made through an initial thread and two responses but are definitional in nature. 1 to 8 points: Contributions made are minimal and are derivative in nature and/or missing one reply post. 0 points Not present Structure (30%) Advanced 92-100% Proficient 84-91% Developing 1-83% Not Present Total Grammar and Spelling 4.75 to 5 points: Correct spelling and grammar used throughout essay. Posts contain fewer than 2 errors in grammar or spelling that distract the reader from the content. 4.25 to 4.5 points: Posts contain fewer than 5 errors in grammar or spelling that distract the reader from the content. 1 to 4 points: Posts contain fewer than 8 errors in grammar or spelling that distract the reader from the content. 0 points Not present APA Format Compliance 4.75 to 5 points: Minimal errors (1 to 2) noted in the interpretation or execution of proper APA format. 4.25 to 4.5 points: Few errors (3 to 4) noted in the interpretation or execution of proper APA format. 1 to 4 points: Numerous errors noted in the interpretation or execution of proper APA format. 0 points Not present Assignment Requirements 4.75 to 5 points: Minimum word count of 250 words for the initial thread and 100 words for each response is met or exceeded. Initial post includes required references. 4.25 to 4.5 points: Minimum word count for each post is within 10% of the requirement. References to outside sources are included, but do not provide unique insight to the overall discussion. 1 to 4 points: Minimum word count for each post is within 20% of the requirement. Sources referenced are not scholarly or relevant. 0 points Not present Professor Comments: Total: /50

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