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Journal Article Review Rubric 
Choose a full-length article in a peer-reviewed journal dated within the last five years in accordance with the prompt provided by the instructor. Write a summary of the article followed by a one-paragraph personal reflection. The article must be a research article with methods, subjects data, etc. A review or professional opinion article will not be accepted. Please submit this review electronically.
Rubric Code: U246BCW
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Subject: Law  
Type: Attendance  
Grade Levels: Graduate

Powered by iRubric Journal Article Critique
  Poor/Unacceptable

0 pts

Fair

14 pts

Good

18 pts

Excellent

20 pts

Article Choice

Poor/Unacceptable

Article is not or barely related to task or is grossly outdated (> 10 years). Article not from acceptable source. Not a research article.
Fair

Article is somewhat related to task and/or is grossly outdated (> 10 years). Article not from acceptable source.
Good

Article selected may be current (<5 years) or somewhat older, topic is related to task, but less specific. Article published in peer-reviewed scholarly journal.
Excellent

Article selected is current (<5 years), topic is specific to task. Article published in peer-reviewed scholarly journal.
Summary

Poor/Unacceptable

The article summary is very unclear and/or overly detailed. Not at all clear summary.
Fair

The article summary is somewhat unclear and/ or overly detailed, so long as to appear more like a short, unclear article than a summary.
Good

The article is clearly summarized, but some sub points are addressed along with main points. The summary is not succinct, is too long and cumbersome
Excellent

The article is clearly but succinctly summarized - only the key points of the article are touched upon. The article summary reflects the reliability and validity of the work.
Reflection

Poor/Unacceptable

Poorly organized. No personal reflection.
Fair

Paper is not well organized, and unclear but with personal reflection.
Good

Thoughtful reflection. Well written but somewhat unclear
Excellent

Thoughtful reflection. Well written.Organized and clear.
Mechanics Requirements

Poor/Unacceptable

AHHHH! I don't even know what to say!
Fair

page length (1) requirements are not met. There are numerous grammatical errors or typos in previously learned areas. Improperly cited.
Good

page length (1) requirements are met and there are some grammatical errors or typos that affect comprehension. Minor citation problem.
Excellent

page length (1) requirements are met and there are few grammatical errors or typos. Properly cited.



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