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EDD A1.2 CHOOSING A TOPIC PROJECT RUBRIC 
Rubric Code: XX96AB3
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Subject: Engineering  
Type: Assessment  
Grade Levels: 9-12, Undergraduate


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Project Report
  Exemplary/Excellent

5 pts

Accomplished/Good

4 pts

Developing/Fair

3 pts

Deficient/Poor

2 pts

MECHANICS
30 % Overall summary of work.
Organization
1 pts

Use of headings and subheadings.

Exemplary/Excellent

APA Format. Headings follow the required documentation of the activity. When subheadings used, they aid the understanding of the structure of the document. Page numbers begin with introduction to the document.
Accomplished/Good

APA Format. Headings follow somewhat to the activity. Some subheadings are used, but they are not used consistently or are not all helpful in understanding the structure of the document. Page numbers begin other than the introduction.
Developing/Fair

Errors in APA Format. Required headings are not used or material is clearly under the wrong heading.
No page numbers.
Deficient/Poor

APA Format not followed. No headings are used. No page numbers used.
Organization Paragraphs
2 pts

The organization of individual paragraphs throughout the document

Exemplary/Excellent

Contain a central idea and has a unified development of paragraphs.
Accomplished/Good

Contain a central idea, but development of paragraph is less unified.
Developing/Fair

Contains a central idea, but paragraph does not develop.
Deficient/Poor

Paragraphs are random lists of sentences that are not related to some central idea.
Grammar and Spelling
2 pts

Document is to be written in 3rd person passive. (NO PERSONAL PRONOUNS)

Exemplary/Excellent

No grammatical or spelling errors
Accomplished/Good

1 - 3 minor grammatical or spelling errors.
Developing/Fair

3-5 grammatical or spelling errors.
Deficient/Poor

5+ Grammatical and spelling errors impact the ability to read the document.
Graphics
1 pts

Includes photos and drawings

Exemplary/Excellent

All photos and drawings are of high quality, clearly captioned, sourced, and referred to in the text. Sources contained in references. Photos and drawings that are needed to support the text are present.
Accomplished/Good

Most photos and drawings of good quality. Some errors with captions, sourcing, or referencing to photos or drawings in text. Most, but not all, of the photos and drawings that are needed to support the text are present.
Developing/Fair

Some photos of good quality. Many errors with captions, sourcing, or referencing to photos or drawings in text. Many of the photos or drawings that are needed to support the text are missing.
Deficient/Poor

Almost all of the photos and drawings have problems with captions, sourcing, or referencing. Most of the photos or drawings that are needed to support the text are missing.
PRELIMINARIES
10 %
Title Page
1 pts

Completion of information

Exemplary/Excellent

Date, Project Title, & Team members all included accurately.
Accomplished/Good

Almost all of the requested information included accurately. 1 missing.
Developing/Fair

Most of the requested information included or all of the information included with some errors. 2 missing.
Deficient/Poor

Some important information missing and/or some significant errors. 3 missing.
Table of Contents
1 pts

Typically included in a document longer than ten pages. Previews the work contained and allows audience to seek specific information.

Exemplary/Excellent

Professionally formatted. Headings used are those found on pages. All page numbers complete.
Accomplished/Good

Professionally formatted. Headings deviate slightly than those found on pages. All page numbers complete.
Developing/Fair

Well formatted with some disorganization in order. Headings deviate slightly than those found on pages. Page numbers not complete. No numeralsindicated.
Deficient/Poor

Disorganized format. Headings do not correspond with those found on pages. Page numbers incomplete. No numeral indicated.
CONTENT
220 % Overall summary of work.
Introduction
2 pts

One to multiple paragraphs explaining importance of choosing a topic project. It gives audience the report's purpose, scope and context necessary to understand the detailed information in the rest of the report.

Exemplary/Excellent

Introduction professionally states the purpose of the report and identifies the context to which the report was undertaken including constraints and criteria. Its language respects its audience.
Accomplished/Good

Introduction states the purpose of the report and identifies the context to which the report was undertaken including most of the constraints and criteria. Its language addresses its audience.
Developing/Fair

Introduction states the purpose of the report.
It does not fully identify the context to which the report was undertaken and only few constraints and criteria. Its language addresses the audience.
Deficient/Poor

Introduction states the purpose of the report.
It does not identify the context to which the report was undertaken nor constraints and criteria. Its language ignores the audience.
1. Three Problem Statements
4 pts

Summarizes and evaluates your process of going from 90 to 10 to 3 problem statements

Exemplary/Excellent

Three problems statements are clearly introduced with a description of the steps and methods used to derive them. Problem Statement Evaluation sheets accurately completed and included in document.
Accomplished/Good

Three problems statements are introduced with a description of most of the steps and methods used to derive them. Problem Statement Evaluation sheets completed and included in document.
Developing/Fair

Three problems statements are introduced but without a description of the steps and methods used to derive them. Problem Statement Evaluation not included in document.
Deficient/Poor

No introduction to the three problem statements. Problem Statement Evaluations not evidenced.
2. Three Credible Sources
6 pts

Three credible sources according to CRAAP Test that indicate that the problem exists.

Exemplary/Excellent

Three peer reviewed sources are clearly introduced and have been found for each of the three problem statements. Research Summary Sheets clearly provide well-written abstracts of the sources, well-constructed critique and answer all CRAAP test questions.
Accomplished/Good

Three peer reviewed sources are introduced and have been found for each of the three problem statements. Research Summary Sheets provide abstracts of the sources, critique and answer most of CRAAP test questions.
Developing/Fair

Research has been minimally introduced. Two peer reviewed sources have been found for each of the three problem statements. Research Summary Sheets provide merely a copy of the abstracts of the sources, superficial critique and answer some of the CRAAP test questions.
Deficient/Poor

Research not introduced. Less than two peer reviewed sources have been found for each of the three problem statements. Minimal abstract summary and critique with few CRAAP test questions answered.
3. Problem Statement Defined
5 pts

Decision matrix defines a valid problem

Exemplary/Excellent

The merits of decision matrices are introduced. Decision matrix clearly identifies essential elements to answer engineering design process constraints, team constraints and the answers to who, what, when, where and how. Decision matrix professionally formatted and included in document.
Accomplished/Good

Decision matrices are introduced. Decision matrix identifies essential elements to answer most engineering design process constraints, team constraints and the answers to who, what, when, where and how. Decision matrix well-formatted and included in document.
Developing/Fair

Decision matrices are simply introduced. Decision matrix identifies some of the essential elements to answer engineering design process constraints, team constraints and the answers to who, what, when, where and how. Decision matrix haphazardly formatted but included in the document.
Deficient/Poor

Decision matrices not introduced. Decision matrix merely included and attempts to answer elements. Poorly formatted.
4. Five Association/Organizations
5 pts

Highly problem relative associations, organizations and professional societies provide validity.

Exemplary/Excellent

Professional organization value clearly introduced. Contact information for each organization in the Contacts section of engineering notebook as well as contained in document. (Total of five or more)
Letters/email draft which requests information from each group is clearly and professionally written.
Accomplished/Good

Professional organization value introduced. Most contact information for each organization in the Contacts section of engineering notebook as well as contained in document. (Total of five)
Letters/email draft which requests information from each group is well written.
Developing/Fair

Professional organization value somewhat and superficially introduced. Some contact information for each organization in the Contacts section of engineering notebook as well as contained in document. (Total of four)
Letters/email draft which requests information from each group is written but not professional.
Deficient/Poor

No introduction. No contact information for each organization is contained in the Contacts section of engineering notebook but is only contained in document. (Less than four)
Letters/email draft which requests information from each group has not been written.
5. Working with Experts
2 pts

Resources beyond those the instructor can provide are typically required from a minimum of two experts.

Exemplary/Excellent

Experts value clearly introduced. Contact information for each organization in the Contacts section of engineering notebook as well as contained in document. (Total of two or more)
Letters/email draft which requests information from each group is clearly and professionally written.
Accomplished/Good

Experts value introduced. Most contact information for each organization in the Contacts section of engineering notebook as well as contained in document. (Total of five)
Letters/email draft which requests information from each group is well written.
Developing/Fair

Experts value somewhat and superficially introduced. Some contact information for each organization in the Contacts section of engineering notebook as well as contained in document. (Total of four)
Letters/email draft which requests information from each group is written but not professional.
Deficient/Poor

No introduction. No contact information for each organization is contained in the Contacts section of engineering notebook but is only contained in document. (Less than four)
Letters/email draft which requests information from each group has not been written.
6. Patents
6 pts

A patent search is a critical step to take before further steps to the engineering design process.

Exemplary/Excellent

Patents and value of research thereof have been clearly introduced. Patent Summary Sheets clearly provide well-written abstracts of the sources, well-constructed critique and images. APA cited.
6+ found.
Accomplished/Good

Patents and value of research thereof have been introduced. Paten tSummary Sheets provide well-written abstracts of the sources, critique and images. APA cited.
6 found.
Developing/Fair

Patents and value of research thereof have been somewhat introduced. Patent Summary Sheets provide merely copy the abstracts of the sources, basic critique and images. APA cited.
5 found.
Deficient/Poor

Patents not introduced. Patent summary sheets poorly or superficially provide the abstract, critique and images. No APA citation. Less than five found.
7. Artifacts
10 pts

Products and additional research assist in creation of specification or design criteria and constraints.

Exemplary/Excellent

Artifacts and their merits/cautions are clearly introduced and 10+ have been found. Artifact Summary Sheets clearly provide well-written abstracts of the sources, well-constructed critique, high quality photos, and have been APA cited.
Accomplished/Good

Artifacts and their merits/cautions are introduced and 10 have been found. Artifact Summary Sheets provide well-written abstracts of the sources, well-constructed critique, good quality photos and have been APA cited.
Developing/Fair

Artifacts and their merits/cautions are superficially introduced and less than 10 have been found. Artifact Summary Sheets provide superficial descriptions and abstracts of the sources, critique, photos and have been APA cited.
Deficient/Poor

No introduction. Artifact Summary Sheets provide minimal descriptions and abstracts of the sources, critique, photos and have not been cited.
8. Problem Statement and Conclusion
2 pts

Research provide additional insight to a fluid problem statement.

Exemplary/Excellent

The document is clearly and professionally summarized in a paragraph. Problem statement includes:
• Who says there is a problem?
• What exactly is the problem?
• Where does the problem exist?
• When has it happened and for how long?
• How prevalent is the problem (statistics)?
Accomplished/Good

The document is summarized in a paragraph. Problem statement includes:
• Who says there is a problem?
• What exactly is the problem?
• Where does the problem exist?
• When has it happened and for how long?
• How prevalent is the problem (statistics)?
Developing/Fair

The document is somewhat summarized Problem statement includes but misses one of the following:
• Who says there is a problem?
• What exactly is the problem?
• Where does the problem exist?
• When has it happened and for how long?
• How prevalent is the problem (statistics)?
Deficient/Poor

The document is not summarized clearly. Problem statement includes but misses more than one of the following:
• Who says there is a problem?
• What exactly is the problem?
• Where does the problem exist?
• When has it happened and for how long?
• How prevalent is the problem (statistics)?
Conclusion Questions
2 pts

The conclusion summarizes the learning of each section.

Exemplary/Excellent

All teams member conclusion questions have been included in a professional manner. The conclusion addresses what was learned through the research, what remains to be learned, the weakness and shortcomings of activity strength of study and possible application in audience appropriate language. Examples from group/project clearly included to indicate application.
Accomplished/Good

All teams member conclusion questions have been included. 1 item missing from required. Audience appropriate language. Example from group/project included and demonstrates application.
Developing/Fair

Not all teams member conclusion questions have been included. 2-4 items missing from required. Language confusing to audience. Example from group/project included but does not demonstrate application.
Deficient/Poor

Only 1 team member conclusion questions have been included. 4+ items missing from required. Language inappropriate to audience. No group/project examples.
Appendices
1 pts

Appendices are a brilliant way to incorporate material required in the document but not of the same format.

Exemplary/Excellent

Appendices clearly stated in the body of the document and professionally included and numbered in the table of contents. Page number and title clearly evident.
Accomplished/Good

Appendices somewhat stated in the body of the document and included and numbered in the table of contents. Page number and title not clearly evident.
Developing/Fair

Appendices not stated in the body of the document but included and numbered in the table of contents. Page number and title not available.
Deficient/Poor

Appendices not included but required.
Sources (References)
1 pts

Exemplary/Excellent

All resources have been cited according to APA format. No errors.
Accomplished/Good

Limited resources have been cited according to APA format. No errors.
Developing/Fair

Only 1 resource has been cited according to APA format. 1 error
Deficient/Poor

No resources have been cited according to APA format.



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