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Rubric Code: M2287XB
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Subject: Social Sciences  
Type: Writing  
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Research Quality

Excellent

-Used more than 6 sources<BR>
-All sources are reliable.<BR>
-All information is logical and relevant to the thesis.<BR>
-Information provided supports all elements of the thesis.<BR>
-Research is in-depth.
Good

--Used 5 sources <BR>
--Sources are mostly reliable.<BR>
-Most information is logical and relevant to the thesis.<BR>
-Information provided supports most elements of the thesis.<BR>
-Research is relatively in-depth.
Fair

-Failed to use 5 sources <BR>
-Reliability of sources is questionable.<BR>
-Some information is logical and relevant to the thesis.<BR>
-Information provided supports some elements of the thesis.<BR>
-Superficial research.
Poor

-5 or fewer sources -Reliability of sources is questionable. Some sources are not cited.<BR>
-Little information is logical and relevant to the thesis.<BR>
-Little information provided to support the thesis.<BR>
-Minimal research.
Content of the Paper

Excellent

--Thesis is interesting, of appropriate breadth for length of paper & an appropriate topic for research.<BR>
--Support for thesis complex, complete, & in-depth.<BR>
--Writer involved with subject, not merely doing an assignment.<BR>
--Clear and appropriate organization, with effective transitions, introduction, and conclusion.
Good

--Thesis somewhat broad or narrow for length of paper and/or a questionable topic for research.<BR>
--Support for thesis sufficient, but lacking in depth or complexity.<BR>
--Organization, transitions, introduction, and conclusion slightly lacking clarity and/or appropriateness.
Fair

--Thesis too broad or narrow for length of paper and/or a poor topic for research.<BR>
--Support for thesis barely sufficient, and/or.<BR>
--Organization, transitions, introduction, and conclusion lacking clarity and/or appropriateness.
Poor

--Thesis unclear or non-existent.<BR>
--Or, support for thesis insufficient, <BR>
--Organization, transitions, introduction, and/or conclusion non-existent.
Citations/References

Excellent

--All sources properly cited in paper and reference list.<BR>
-- Fewer than three errors in format or punctuation.
Good

--All sources properly cited in paper, and reference list.<BR>
-- Fewer than 5 errors in format or punctuation.
Fair

--Not all sources properly cited in paper and reference list.<BR>
-- Fewer than 10 errors in format or punctuation.
Poor

-- Sources not properly cited in both paper reference list.<BR>
-- More than 10 errors in format or punctuation.<BR>
--OR no intext citation or reference list.
Grammar & Mechanics

Excellent

--Consistent and appropriate voice.<BR>
-- Sophisticated and precise word choice.<BR>
--No spelling errors.<BR>
--No errors in agreement, pronouns/antecedents, or tense.<BR>
-- No punctuation or capitalization errors.
Good

-- Voice mostly consistent and appropriate.<BR>
-- Fairly effective word choice.<BR>
--No spelling errors, except those not detectable by spell-check.<BR>
--Fewer than 3 errors in agreement, pronouns/antecedents, or tense.<BR>
-- No punctuation or capitalization errors.
Fair

-- Voice somewhat consistent and appropriate.<BR>
-- Correct word choice.<BR>
--No spelling errors, except those not detectable by spell-check.<BR>
--Fewer than 5 errors in agreement, pronouns/antecedents, or tense.<BR>
-- Fewer than 3 punctuation or capitalization errors.
Poor

-- Voice inconsistent and/or inappropriate.<BR>
-- Ineffective word choice.<BR>
--Spelling errors.<BR>
--More than 5 errors in agreement, pronouns/antecedents, or tense.<BR>
-- More than 3 punctuation or capitalization errors.



Keywords:
  • Research paper - emphasis on relevance of research







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