Rubrics

Rubrics are not perfect things – but if you are looking for a way to increase your score (or see why you might have had points taken off) look below. Keep in mind that you should check and make sure all links that you submit work properly.

Blog Posts

Blog post rubric PARTIAL CREDIT FULL CREDIT
Content Content is not adequate. No original thoughts are given, no references mentioned; content does not demonstrate an informed knowledge of the topic. Content is above average or outstanding. Original thoughts are given and supported by strong references. An informed knowledge of the subject is conveyed.
Elements Items are missing. For example, the assignment asked for bullets or an image; use of item not present.  All elements are present.
Organization Content is unorganized or hard to follow. Styles are jumbled or confusing  All materials, responses, reflective comments are organized well. Styles used lend organization to the content.
Reflection on commentary* Reflection/commentary is very brief or shallow, “I liked this assignment. This made me think.” Reflection/commentary is thorough and thoughtful.
Writing Standards Spelling or grammar errors are present. No spelling or grammar errors are present.

* Select blog post assignments require that you review a website, video, or article. In this case you are commenting on or evaluating these products. These posts will not ask you to reflect on what you have learned, or how your learning process is progressing, etc..

Bb discussion or WP Forum Rubric

DISCUSSION RUBRIC PARTIAL CREDIT
FULL CREDIT
Organization Content is unorganized or hard to follow. Styles are jumbled or confusing All materials, responses, reflective comments are organized well. Styles used lend organization to the content.
Reflection
or commentary*
Reflection/commentary
is very brief or shallow, “I liked this assignment. This made me think.”
Reflection/commentary
is thorough and thoughtful.
Writing Standards Spelling or grammar errors are present.
No spelling or grammar errors are present.

* Select discussions ask that you comment on fellow classmates work; be supportive, but clear. Part of your commentary should include critique for ways that you feel that person could improve.