Need to improve (0%) Clarity – Does your • It’s not always submission provide a clear what is clear point, argument meant or how or answer in what is written response to the responds to the question(s) being question(s) asked? Category
Content – Does your response address the question(s) being asked?
Comprehension and application – Does your response demonstrate an understanding of the material or ideas being considered in the course and how they are applied?
Reference – Are your ideas supported and substantiated by evidence you have provided? Note: It’s not important to me what referencing style, e.g. APA, you use as long as these criteria are met
• The content is not always relevant to the response, or the relevance is not made clear • The content is not always factual or appropriate • It seems as if you did not fully understand the material • Or, it appears as if you have misinterpreted the material • Your ideas are not sufficiently well attributed • It’s not clear whether ideas presented are your ideas or other people’s • More evidence is required
Un-‐exam: Demonstrated competency (being in this category is worth 75%) • It’s very clear what your answer is, or what point or argument you’re making in response to the question(s) • Your submission is understandable, well organized and easily accessible to the reader / viewer
Demonstrated Expertise (this one is worth 95%) • In addition, the response is particularly well communicated and “brought to life” for the reader / viewer, e.g. through style of writing, useful graphics, insightful examples, etc…
• Your answer responds to the right question(s) and has sufficient depth • It’s clear how or why you came to the answer you did • The response is relevant and appropriate to the question(s) being asked and to the point, argument or answer you’re providing • You use language that is appropriate to the content and field of study
• In addition, when answering the question(s), you have been insightful or imaginative in the way you draw from or build upon the course content
• You demonstrate a complete understanding of the question(s) being asked • You’ve shown how the course material relates to the question and you use it to support your response • It’s clear that you understand how the material or ideas are applied • You use specific examples
• In addition, your submission demonstrates an exceptional grasp of the material • You may even have contributed new or previously unknown ideas to the field
• It’s clear, e.g. from sources you provide, whose ideas you have used to support your point, argument or answer and why you’ve used them • Your sources are relevant and trustworthy • Enough information is provided that the reader can find the sources
• In addition, you may have drawn from relevant ideas or content not treated in the course in support of your answer or analysis
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