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Content of the Post and responses

Excellent

21-25 pts

 

Good

18-20 pts

 

Fair

15-17 pts

 

Needs Improvement

0-14 pts

Posting answers all questions in the discussion topic

·       addresses all required elements in the discussion prompt

·       adheres to the required # of paragraphs

·       reads and addresses my responses to your posting:
--answers questions
--revises content as requested

·       Writing is professional and free of grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors

All criteria completed

Misses 1-2 of the criteria

 

Misses 3-4 of the criteria

 

 

 

Misses more than 4 of the criteria

 

The answers are reasonably thorough

·       demonstrates ability to grasp concepts and relate theory to practice 

  • connects required readings and underlying concepts/practice
  • citations and reference list are formatted as per APA
  • one citation per paragraph (no more than one) and no more than one quote per posting
  • all source material is paraphrased properly and there is NO COPYING or plagiarism

All criteria completed

Misses 1-2 of the criteria

Misses 3-4 of the criteria

 

Misses more than 4 of the criteria

 

The posting and responses contribute to the discussion for the week

  • responds to at least 2 classmates' postings
  • reads at least five postings before responding on or before the stated due date

clearly connects and integrates assigned readings to support important points

 

 

 

 

Timing of Post

The posting and responses are submitted by the due date

Please note: this is UMUC's policy. If you don't post on time, you automatically lose 25 points.

Yes

25 points

No

0 points