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BC3.2 Report Writing Rubric
Student will write a report based on the results of research they have done on a topic of their choice
Rubric Code: Y4C97B
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Subject: English  
Type: Assignment  
Grade Levels: Undergraduate


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  Excellent

5 pts

Good

4 pts

Sufficient

3 pts

Insufficient

2 pts

Poor

1 pts

Points

(N/A)

Task completion / format / layout
5 pts

Excellent

The report includes all required components and follows formatting guidelines. Format and layout make the report exceptionally attractive, drawing attention to the content, and enhancing readability.
Good

Almost all required components are included; formatting guidelines are almost always followed. 1-2 problems in format and layout, but readability and attractiveness are not affected.
Sufficient

Some required components are included; formatting guidelines are sometimes followed. 3-4 problems in format and layout, but the report is easy to read.
Insufficient

Required components are mostly absent; formatting is repeatedly inconsistent, reducing readability and attractiveness.
Poor

Off-topic; formatting guidelines are not followed, making the report unattractive or hard to read.
Points

Organization
5 pts

Excellent

The content of the paper is accurate. The paper meets the requirements of the assignment. The organization of the paper is logical and aides understanding of the reader. The author holds the attention of the reader with compelling examples and explanations.
Good

The content of the paper is accurate. The paper meets the requirements of the assignment. The organization of the paper is logical and aides understanding of the reader. The auther gives examples and explanations.
Sufficient

The content of the paper is accurate, but the paper does not meet the requirements of the assignment. The organization of the paper is logical and aides understanding of the reader, however few or no examples are given. Explanations are limited.
Insufficient

Not all of the content of the paper is accurate, therefore the paper does not meet the requirements of the assignment. The organization of the paper lacks logic and does not aide understanding of the reader.
Poor

The content of the paper is not accurate, therefore the paper does not meet the requirements of the assignment. Little organization is evident in the written product. The paper is difficult for the reader to follow.
Points

Literature review
5 pts

Excellent

Literature review is relevant for topic and 5 credible sources are accurately paraphrased, quoted and referenced to. 2 e-journal articles have been used and included in the appendix. Writer uses sources to support own research.
Good

Most of the literature used is relevant for topic and 5 credible source are accurately paraphrased, quoted and referenced to. 2 e-journal articles have been used and included in the appendix. Writer uses most sources to support own research.
Sufficient

Some of the literature used is relevant for topic and not all 5 sources are credible and/or not all sources are accurately paraphrased, quoted and referenced to. 2 e-journal articles have been used. Writer uses some sources to support own research.
Insufficient

Most of the literature used is not relevant for topic and not all sources are credible and/or not all sources are accurately paraphrased, quoted and referenced to. 2 e-journal articles have been used. Writer uses some sources to support own research.
Poor

Most of the literature is not relevant for topic and most sources are not credible and/or most sources are not accurately paraphrases, quoted and referenced to. Writer doesn't use sources to support own research.
Points

Methodology
5 pts

Excellent

Methodology explains procedure in detail: research design, sampling strategy, data collection and data analysis. Writer explains reasons for choices made and creates credibility.
Good

Clear and complete development of methodology; Some information in the methodology may be missing. Writer explains reasons for choices made and/or creates credibility.
Sufficient

Methodology adequate, but lacks clearly stated positions/argument or supporting information. Writer explains reasons for choices made and/or creates credibility.
Insufficient

Methodology incomplete or unclear. Writer does not explain choices made or create credibility.
Poor

No methodology
Points

Results and discussion
15 pts

Excellent

Content supported effectively by at least three graphs, charts, tables; Tables are titled and numbered. All graphs are explained in detail by using variety of verbs, adjectives and adverbs. Sophistication in fluency of expression.
Good

supported by at least 3 graphs, charts, and tables. Data and results are explained in sufficient detail and appropriate format. High level of fluency in expression (clarity); evidence of logical progression of ideas
Sufficient

Some of the content supported by data but should include more graphs, charts, tables; some explanations of data and assertions; data sometimes presented in appropriate format; documentation sometimes missing; fluency of expression may be halting or awkward
Insufficient

little support of content by data--graphs, charts, tables; incomplete or missing explanations of data and assertions; data not presented in appropriate format; lack of fluency in expression
Poor

no support of content by data--graphs, charts, tables; minimal explanations of data and assertions; incorrect calculations throughout; data not presented in appropriate format; no support argument
Points

Conclusions
5 pts

Excellent

Conclusions are based on evidence that is presented in the report. The conclusions relatively short and to the point. Focus on the main results and what they mean. Pulls the analysis of the report together. Writer interprets the overall meaning of the results for the reader. The writer explains the inferences they want the reader to draw from the report. No new evidence or details are introduced. Does not merely summarize the report.
Good

Conclusions are based on evidence that is presented in the report. The conclusions relatively short and to the point. Focus on the main results and what they mean. Pulls the analysis of the report together. No new evidence or details are introduced. Does not merely summarize the report.
Sufficient

Conclusions are based on evidence that is presented in the report. The conclusions relatively short and to the point. No new evidence or details are introduced. Does not merely summarize the report.
Insufficient

Conclusions are not completely based on evidence that is presented in the report. New evidence or details are introduced. Merely summarizes the report.
Poor

The conclusions are not based on evidence in the report, therefore making any recommendations (if present) illogical or invalid.
Points

Recommendations
5 pts

Excellent

Recommendations are a separate section (not included with the conclusions). Recommendations are logical advice about what the reader should do and what action must be taken as a direct result of the conclusions. Recommendations should be kept simple and to the point. Tone should be taken into consideration by writer (e.g. use of should, advise and recommend so as not to sound too forceful).
Good

Recommendations are a separate section (not included with the conclusions). Recommendations are logical advice about what the reader should do and what action must be taken as a direct result of the conclusions. Recommendations should be kept simple and to the point. Tone should be taken into consideration by writer (e.g. use of should, advise and recommend so as not to sound too forceful).
Sufficient

Recommendations are a separate section (not included with the conclusions). Recommendations are logical advice about what the reader should do and what action must be taken as a direct result of the conclusions. Recommendations should be kept simple and to the point. Tone is appropriate.
Insufficient

Recommendations are not a separate section (included with the conclusions). Recommendations are not completely logical. Do not clearly state what action should be taken. Tone is too forceful or phrases for recommendations have been used incorrectly.
Poor

Recommendations are note a separate section (included with conclusions). Recommendations are illogical. Tone is too forceful and phrases for recommendations have been used incorrectly.
Points

Grammar/Spelling/Punctuation
20 pts

Excellent

Hardly any errors in spelling, capitalization, punctuation and grammar. Variety of sentence patterns (simple, compound, complex), effectively used
Good

Spelling, capitalization and punctuation are few and not distracting. Mastery of sentence patterns demonstrated; may have occasional grammatical errors.
Sufficient

Occasional errors in spelling, capitalization and punctuation, sometimes distracting. Sentence patterns most often successfully used; several grammatical errors (e.g. word deletions/ additions, prep., tense).
Insufficient

Spelling, capitalization and punctuation errors are frequent and distracting and sometimes interfere with understanding. Simple and complex sentences attempted but often unsuccessful; Grammatical errors distract from meaning
Poor

Spelling, capitalization and punctuation errors throughout. attempts at simple sentences often not successful; many grammatical errors that severely interfere with understanding.
Points

Style and Vocabulary
25 pts

Excellent

broad and fluent range of vocabulary; elaboration and detail achieved through full use of business terms and report writing language; concise and appropriate use of vocabulary; correct use of word forms and word choice.
Good

flexibility in range; appropriate use of business terms, report writing language and other vocabulary in a variety of situations; mostly correct use of word forms and word choice; occasional wordiness or colloquialisms
Sufficient

adequate range; no precise use of subtle meanings displayed; business terms and report writing language only used occasionally; vocabulary sometimes used inappropriately; 3-4 instances of wordiness or colloquialisms; often incorrect use of word forms.
Insufficient

narrow range; many word form errors; business terms, report writing language and other vocabulary often used inappropriately; only basic and elementary meanings are conveyed; 5 or more instances of wordiness or colloquialisms;
Poor

simple vocabulary, often inappropriately used; no control of word choice and word forms; no attempt to use business terms and/or report writing language; wordiness and colloquialisms throughout
Points

Proposal and progress report
10 pts

Excellent

Both pre-assignments were handed in on time and sufficient
Good

Sufficient

One pre-assignment was late or insufficient
Insufficient

Poor

Both pre-assignments were late and/or insufficient or student handed in self-reflection report
Points




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