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Structured and Reflection Paper Rubric
Structured and Reflection Paper Rubric
Criteria Ratings Pts
Demonstration of knowledge and understanding from course content

20.0 pts

Responses provide an insightful, clear, creative presentation of content; analysis of issues; statements well supported by course content or literature

17.0 pts

Evident that course content was understood and incorporated into responses, with occasional creative thought and analysis of issues

14.0 pts

Evident that course content was understood and incorporated into responses; there is some understanding of how course content applies to the questions

11.0 pts

Evident that course content was understood and incorporated into responses; there is an incomplete understanding of how the course content applies to the questions

8.0 pts

Course content was not understood and/or not incorporated into responses; Responses have a questionable or incorrect relationship to course content

0.0 pts

No evidence that course content was studied. Does not respond to assignment; off topic
20.0 pts
Demonstration of Critical Thinking

20.0 pts

Demonstrates evidence of critical thinking – application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation

17.0 pts

Beginnings of critical thinking; evident attempts at analysis, synthesis, and evaluation. Responses lack depth, meaning, insight, or originality

14.0 pts

Occasional use of analysis, synthesis, and evaluation. Limited insight into the subject matter

11.0 pts

Generally accurate, but could be improved with more analysis and creative thought. A tendency to recite facts rather than address issues

8.0 pts

Poorly developed critical thinking. Unclear focus or connection to the topic; writing tends to address peripheral issues

0.0 pts

Does not show evidence of critical thinking
20.0 pts
Clarity and Mechanics of Writing

10.0 pts

Grammar, punctuation, organization, paragraph structure, sentence fluency, & word usage are correct & diplomatic, consistent with Standard American English. If applicable, correctly cites & references all sources using APA format

8.0 pts

1-2 minor errors in grammar, punctuation, organization, paragraph structure, sentence fluency, & word usage. Mostly consistent with Standard American English; errors do not interfere with meaning; minor errors in citations or references, if applicable

6.0 pts

3 or more errors in grammar, punctuation organization, paragraph structure, sentence fluency, & word usage. Mostly consistent with Standard American English; errors may interfere with meaning; Inconsistent in APA format for citations or references, if applicable

4.0 pts

Grammar, punctuation, organization, paragraph structure, sentence fluency, & word usage are distracting & interfere with meaning or understanding; many errors in citations or references, if applicable

0.0 pts

Grammar, punctuation, organization, paragraph structure, sentence fluency, & word usage interfere with understanding; contains information that is not cited or referenced in the paper, if applicable
10.0 pts
Total Points: 50.0