REL 340 - Science and Religion


Rubrics and Grading

Discussion Boards

Reading Reports

Papers

 

Discussion Boards

Discussion Boards 1-15 have the potential of earning 6 points each : 4 for the initial thread, and 1 each for two of your replies to other threads.

Thread - 4 points
CriteriaProficientDevelopingBelow Expectations
Relevance and Accuracy
0 - 2 points
Addresses all the points asked.
Accurate, balanced presentation.
2 points
Misses part of what was asked, or
Some inaccuracies.
1 point
Posts off-topic.
0 points
Style, Length, Timeliness
0 - 2 points
Posted on time.
Meets the length requirement of 300-500 words.
Correct grammar and spelling throughout.
Stylistically elegant.
Sentences are complete.
Word choice is accurate and appropriate.
Tone is appropriate - no use of slang or colloquialisms.
Work is free of plagiarism or excessive copy-and-paste material.
2 points
Sentences are complete.
Word choice is accurate.
Tone is appropriate.
Some minor grammatical or spelling mistakes.
Does not meet the length requirement of 300-500 words, or
Posted up to 24 hours late
Work is free of plagiarism or excessive copy-and-paste material.
1 point
Work needs help from the Writing Lab.
Plagiarism or excessive copy-and-paste material.
Posted more than 24 hours late.
After the Drop-Add period, threads posted more than 24 hours late receive a total score of 0 - zero.
0 points

 

Replies to two threads - 1 point each
CriteriaProficientDevelopingBelow Expectations
Relevance
0 - 0.5 point
Addresses the substance of the thread.
Contains at least two positive comments and one point for reflection on the thread
0.5 point
Addresses only part of the thread.
Does not contain at least two positive comments and one point for reflection on the thread.
0.25 point
Does not address the thread.
0 points
Style, Timeliness, and Length
0 - 0.5 point
Correct grammar and spelling throughout.
Sentences are complete.
Tone is appropriate.
Replied on time.
Meets the length requirement of 100-200 words.
Work is free of plagiarism or excessive copy-and-paste material.
0.5 point
Work is free of plagiarism or excessive copy-and-paste material.
Some minor grammatical or spelling mistakes, or
Replied up to 24 hours late, or
Does not meet the length requirement of 100-200 words
0.25 point
Work needs help from the Writing Lab, or
Replied more than 24 hours late, or
Plagiarism or excessive copy-and-paste material.
0 points

 

 

Reading Reports - 20 points each

CriteriaProficientDevelopingBelow Expectations
Completeness, Relevance, and Accuracy
0 - 20 points
Answers all questions.
Accurate, balanced presentation.
No plagiarism of excessive copy-and-paste material.
Correct grammar and spelling throughout.
20 points
Misses some answers.
Grade will be proportional to the number of questions answered accurately, and to the absence of copy-and-past material.
1-19 points
Report not submitted, or
No questions answered, or
Plagiarism, or
Excessive copy-and-paste material
0 points
Timeliness
Submitted on time.
Submitted Late.
Grade drops 1 point per day that it is late
Not submitted
Grade of 0 - zero

 

 

Mid Term and Final Papers - 40 points each

Mid Term and Final Papers - 40 points each
CriteriaProficientDevelopingBelow Expectations
Relevance and Content
0 - 20 points
Addresses all the points asked, though some may be less adequately addressed.
15 - 20 points
Misses part of what was asked.
1 - 14 points
Writes off-topic.
0 points
Critical Thinking and Accuracy
0 - 10 points
Shows evidence of careful thought, insight, and analysis of the topic.
States ideas and information accurately.
If reporting material from other sources, cites them accurately.
10 points
Shows some evidence of thought about the topic, but
Makes mistakes in accuracy.
1 - 9 points
Tends to copy material without evidence of thought or analysis, or
Makes inaccurate assertions.
0 points
Style, Timeliness and Length
0 - 10 points
Correct grammar and spelling throughout.
Stylistically elegant.
Sentences are complete.
Word choice is accurate and appropriate.
Tone is appropriate - no use of slang or colloquialisms.
Work is free of plagiarism or excessive copy-and-paste material.
Submitted on time.
Meets the length requirement of 10-20 pages.
10 points
Sentences are complete.
Word choice is accurate.
Tone is appropriate.
Some grammatical or spelling mistakes.
Work is free of plagiarism or excessive copy-and-paste material.
Submitted late, or
Does not meet the length requirement of 10-20 pages
1 - 9 points
Work needs help from the Writing Lab.
Plagiarism or excessive copy-and-paste material.
or
Not submitted
0 points

 

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