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Research Paper - Literature review 
A literature review rubric
Rubric Code: L2399WX
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Subject: Communication  
Type: Writing  
Grade Levels: Undergraduate


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  Good

5 pts

Fair

2 pts

Poor

1 pts

Flow of the review

Good

The literature review goes from general ideas to specific conclusions. Transitions tie sections together, as well as adjacent paragraphs
Fair

There is a basic flow from one section to the next, but not all sections or paragraphs follow in a natural or logical order
Poor

The literature review appears to have no direction, with subtopics appearing disjointed.
Use of literature

Good

The appropriate content in consideration is covered in depth without being redundant. Sources are cited when specific statements are made.
Fair

A wide range of sources have been identified and used. Sources are fairly reported on.
Poor

Major research contributors are missing. Too much focus on one or two research articles.
Clear writing

Good

Writing is crisp, clear, and succinct. The writer incorporates the active voice when appropriate and supports ideas with examples. No spelling, grammar, or punctuation errors are made.
Fair

Writing is generally clear, but unnecessary words are occasionally used. Meaning is sometimes hidden. Paragraph or sentence structure is too repetitive. Few (3) spelling, grammar, or punctuation errors are made.
Poor

It is hard to know what the writer is trying to express. Writing is convoluted. Misspelled words, incorrect grammar, and improper punctuation are evident.
CONCLUSIONS
  Good

5 pts

Fair

2 pts

Poor

1 pts

Conclusion

Good

The author was able to make succinct and precise conclusions based on the review. Insights into the problem are appropriate.
Fair

The author provides concluding remarks that show an analysis and synthesis of ideas occurred. Some of the conclusions, however, were not supported in the body of the report.
Poor

There is no indication the author tried to synthesize the information or make a conclusion based on the literature under review.
REFERENCES
  Good

3 pts

Fair

2 pts

Poor

1 pts

Article Selection

Good

5 articles were referenced that are both current and through-provoking and related to the research question.
Fair

3-4 articles were referenced that are both current and thought provoking and related to the research question.
Poor

Less than 2 or less articles were referenced that are both current and thought provoking and related to the research question.
APA Formatting
  Good

2 pts

Fair

1 pts

N/A

0 pts

APA Formatting

Good

Citation for the article did follow APA format, both within text and reference list. Essential information was accurate and complete.
Fair

Citation for the article did follow APA format; however; a few (2) errors in essential information were evident
N/A

N/A



Keywords:
  • Literature review, graduate







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