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iRubric: Sociology of Mass Communication Video Project Rubric

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Sociology of Mass Communication Video Project Rubric

  Derived from rubric: Intro to Sociology Video Rubric
built by Keiannarae

Rubric Code: Z829XX
This rubric will be used to grade the final video project for this course.
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Keywords: Writing, Sociology, Education, Social Issues
Categories: Subjects: Accounting   Arts and Design   Biology   Business   Chemistry   Communication   Computers   Dance   Engineering   English   Finance   Foreign Languages   Geography   Geology   Health   History   Humanities   Journalism   Law   Math   Medical   Music   Philosophy   Physical Ed., Fitness   Physics   Political Science   Psychology   Science   Social Sciences   Vocational   (General)  
Types: Exam   Homework   Project   Presentation   Assignment   Writing   (Other)  
Grade Levels: Undergraduate

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100 %
  Substandard
2 pts
Poor
4 pts
Fair
6 pts
Good
8 pts
Exceptional
10 pts
Content & Discussion
40 pts
Content is clear and easy to follow. Illustrate sociological concepts using examples. Integration of your own thinking and learning from the course.
Substandard

Words are actually used incorrectly at times.

No relationship of audio and/or video to the concept.

Reasons for the concept are not stated, there are one or more examples that are NOT relevant AND/OR not explained.
Poor

Word choices too casual, or not effective in communicating precise details relating to the topic.

Relationship of audio and/or video to the concept is not clearly evident.

Reasons for the argument are not stated, or there are obvious fallacies that contradict the details and examples.
Fair

Word choices possibly too casual, or not effective in communicating precise details relating to the topic.

Relationship of audio and/or video to the concept is somewhat evident.

Reasons for the argument are stated, but there are few concrete and specific details or examples to support the argument adequately or logically.
Good

Word choices are effective in communicating precise details relating to the topic.

Mostly focused audio and/or video relates to the concept.

Reasons for the argument are stated and there are enough details and examples to support the argument adequately and logically.
Exceptional

Word choices are deliberate and professional. They contribute to the tone of the audio and/or video. The writer has put thought into using precise language to communicate meaning.

Clearly focused audio and/or video that relates to the concept.

Reasons for the argument are clearly stated, and there are enough details to support the argument effectively and thoroughly. Concrete and specific examples are presented that effectively support and strengthen the overall theme.
Individual sociological concepts
20 pts
Use resources specified, follow designated guidelines.
Substandard

Did not follow directions.
Two or fewer concepts illustrated.
One or no examples are used for overall course concept.
No variety of examples or examples are flawed.
Poor

Fewer than three or more than 8 concepts are illustrated.

Only one example given to illustrate a concept.

No variety of examples and/or some with major biases.
Fair

Fewer than four or more than 8 concepts are illustrated.

Only one example given to illustrate a concept.

Little variety of examples or some with major biases.
Good

4-8 concepts are illustrated.

One or more examples are provided for each concept.

A variety of examples are used to illustrate concepts, some bias may be present.
Exceptional

4-8 concepts are illustrated.

Multiple examples are provided for each concept.

A variety of examples are used to illustrate concepts, with no major biases.
Organization & Structure
20 pts
Introduction: Clear thesis, plan, position.

Each point can be readily tied to the previous one and the overall argument.

End of Audio/Video: Restate argument, valid reasons.
Substandard

Title/opening missing AND fails to identify class name.

No focus. Few creative aspects that distract the viewer from the stated purpose of the presentation.

Awkward transitions. No flow to the audio and/or video.
Audio and/or video is disjointed and lacks transition of thoughts.

The presentation cannot easily be navigated/ understood by the instructor;many clarifications needed from the student.
Poor

Opening fails to state the question/topic or fails to identify class name.

Weak focus.

Several awkward transitions disrupt the flow of the presentation.

Information in the
assignment is disorganized,
and not logically or
effectively structured.

Audio and/or video is not well-constructed.

The presentation can be navigated/ understood by the instructor with major clarification needed from the student.
Fair

Opening states the question/topic or identifies class name.

Audio and/or video mostly flows from scene to scene; there may be a couple of awkward transitions. Perhaps unsure of purpose of a given clip.

The presentation can be navigated/ understood by the instructor with a few clarifications needed from the student.
Good

Opening states the question/topic or identifies class name.

Balanced, attractive, easy to follow, and keeps an audience's attention.

Audio and/or video mostly flows from scene to scene seamlessly.
No lengthy monologues to distract the audience.

The presentation can be navigated/ understood by the instructor with little clarification needed from the student.
Exceptional

Title slide/opening clearly illustrates topic of presentation and "How Mass Media Affects the Political Process - SOC 343"

Final product is unique, powerful, effective, and compels the audience's attention.

Flows from scene to scene seamlessly. No lengthy monologues to distract the audience.
Presentation can easily be navigated/ understood by the instructor with no clarification needed from the student.
Creativity & Technology
10 pts
"Creative Element" in Audio/Video means high quality sound/shots, smooth edits and transitions. Language is appropriate for the audio/video's overall style.
Substandard

The audio and/or video is unedited and many poor shots remain. No transitions between clips are used.

Little mastery of
mechanics. Numerous errors in
spelling and grammar severely interfere with
meaning and language uses jargon, cliches, or conversational tone.
Poor

The audio and/or video is edited in a few spots.

Several poor shots remain. Transitions from shot to shot are choppy, and the types of wipes and fades selected are not always appropriate for the scene. There are many unnatural breaks and/or early cuts.

Little mastery of
mechanics. Numerous errors in
grammar (more than 10 errors) greatly interfere w/ meaning and language is mostly informal, non-academic style (colloquial, cliche or “slangy”).
Fair

The audio and/or video is mostly edited throughout with mostly quality shots remaining. Some transitions are used. Good pacing and timing.

Average mastery of
mechanics. Although
errors in grammar (6-10 errors) are evident, the meaning mostly remains
clear and the language is mostly in appropriately formal academic style (not colloquial, cliche or “slangy”).
Good

The audio and/or video is edited throughout with only quality shots remaining. A variety of transitions are used. Good pacing and timing.

Above average
mastery of mechanics. Grammar errors are minor (3-6 errors) and do not interfere with meaning and the language is mostly in appropriately formal academic style (not colloquial, cliche or “slangy”).
Exceptional

The audio and/or video is edited with only high quality shots remaining. Video moves smoothly from shot to shot. A variety of transitions are used to assist in communicating the main idea and smooth the flow from one scene to the next. Shots and scenes flow seamlessly. Digital effects are used appropriately for emphasis.

Excellent mastery of
mechanics. Grammar is correct (2-3 errors) and the language is appropriately formal academic style (not colloquial, cliche or “slangy”).
References Page
10 pts
APA Format.
Substandard

Missing references page.
Poor

Does not follow APA rules for references page.
Fair

Follows some APA rules for references page with 5-8 errors in citation format.
Good

Follows most APA rules for references page with 3 - 5 errors in citation format.
Exceptional

Follows all APA rules for references page with no more than 3 errors in citation format.



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