GRADING RUBRIC
Sections Description of grading points         % of Grade Input
column
Pts/100
Title 0% 65 75 85 100    
Title 5% not present There is a title but what is the occupation? Title contains something like the occupational name Title contains most of the occupation name Title contains the occupation name 5   0
Intro 5% not present introduction is rushed and inadequate as if it was an after thought The topic is introduced in a lack luster way & only some sections are previewed Introduces the topic & previews most sections Introduces topic in a catchy way & previews all findings sections 5   0
Findings 40%           Title and Intro out of 10  
findings 1 not present Content is well short of covering the topic Content is not adequate to cover the topic Content is almost adequate to cover the topic Content is adequate to cover "What is Done?" 6.7   0
findings 2 not present Content is well short of covering the topic Content is not adequate to cover the topic Content is almost adequate to cover the topic Content is adequate to cover "How to prepare and/or certify?" 6.7 0
findings 3 not present Content is well short of covering the topic Content is not adequate to cover the topic Content is almost adequate to cover the topic Content is adequate to cover "Where to certify & the cost?" 6.7 0
findings 4 not present Content is well short of covering the topic Content is not adequate to cover the topic Content is almost adequate to cover the topic Content is adequate to cover "What is the salary expected to be?" 6.7 0
findings 5 not present well short of covering Content is not adequate to cover the topic Content is almost adequate to cover the topic Content is adequate to cover "What is the future outlook for this vocation?" 6.7 0
findings 6 not present Content is well short of covering the topic Content is not adequate to cover the topic Content is almost adequate to cover the topic Content is adequate to cover "What are the innovations / leading edges of research in this occupation?" 6.7 0
Findings content adustments % of Grade 100% from findings 35% from findings 25% from findings 15% from findings 0% from findings   findings total/40  
Findings content adustments 1 parenthetical references are not used minimal information is tied to literature cited with parenthetical references Some info in this section is tied to the lit cited with parenthetical references Most info in this section is tied to the lit cited with correct references ALL information in the findings section is tied to the lit cited     0
Findings content adustments 2 parenthetical references are not used Many references do not have the requested information Some references have requested information Most references have requested information with few exceptions ALL references have (Author's last name Year, & anchor #) linked to the web documents source     0
Findings content adustments 3 parenthetical references are not used Very little of the paper is in your voice Some of the paper is in your voice Most of the paper is in your voice ALL of the paper is in your voice. Minimal plagiarism is found. Quotations are used for statements that are not paraphrased.     0
Conclusions 0% 65 75 85 100      
Conclusions 1 not present Summarized a few sections Summarized some sections Summarized most sections Summarized all sections to remind readers of paper's main points 6.7   0
Conclusions 2 not present You are well short of conveying whether this job would be a good fit for you. You do a mediocre job of analyzing how this job would fit you. You quite lay it on the line about how this job wold fit you. You are less than personal. You adequately analyze how this job would fit you and the +'s & -'s of you doing this job. You get personal 6.7   0
Conclusions 3 not present Your closing statement leaves one wondering "was that a closing statement?" Your closing statement is very blah Your statement is somewhat less than gripping or thoughtful You make a thoughtful statement to bring closure to your paper in the last sentence of the last paragraph 6.7   0
Mechanics and Organization 0% 65 75 85 100      
Mechanics Org 1 not present GRAMMAR usage was a problem throughout Some GRAMMAR errors Very few GRAMMAR errors No apparent GRAMMAR errors 7.5   0
Mechanics Org 2 not present ORGANIZATION: Sentence structure was choppy and hard to read. ORGANIZATION: Some sentence structure was a problem ORGANIZATION: Very few problems with sentence structure and smotthness ORGANIZATION: This read very smoothly because of proper sentence structure and flow of thoughts 7.5   0
Mechanics Org 3 not present ORGANIZATION: Sources are choppily pieced together in chunks on source at a time ORGANIZATION: Sources are not very smoothly inegrated ORGANIZATION: Sources are somewhat integrated into a coherent flow ORANIZATION: Sources are smoothly integrated into a coherent flow 7.5   0
Mechanics Org 4 not present SPELLING and PUNCTUATION were a problem throughout Some SPELLING & PUNCTUATION errors Very few SPELLING & PUNCTUATION errors No apparent SPELLING & PUNCTUATION errors 7.5   0
  Mechanics & Organization Total  
  Paper Subtotal  
Literature Cited Number of authored Sources in bibliography (6 required) 6
0
  Number of primary sources (2 required) 2
0
  Grade % 0
Grade out of 200 0
Extra Credit
Final Grade 0