Worldview Analysis Grading Rubric

An appropriate topic is chosen per the instructions, and specifics are provided on the topic to allow for meaningful analysis. Key components of “process philosophy” are applied to the chosen topic, and in turn the topic itself is analyzed in light of how government and society have applied process philosophy principles and assumptions in approaching the topic in question.

44-56 points

An appropriate topic is chosen. Some specifics are provided as part of the analysis. However, some key points of analysis are missing throughout the assignment.

1-43 points

The topic is unclear or fairly clear but discussed too broadly or does not meet expectations. Multiple points of key analysis are missing from the paper.

0 points

Not present.

Reading/Study

54 -60 points

The required reading/study material is used, specifically: Martin: chs. 9-11, Ferdon: chs. 6-9. Several (2–4) additional outside sources Concepts from the required reading/study material and outside sources are applied in an intelligent and systematic way.

42-53 points

Student shows a knowledge of required reading and presentations but not fluent in them. Uses sources but not always correctly. Uses very few outside sources in the analysis.

1-41 points

Student does not incorporate much information from required readings and presentation. Student does not use requisite number of sources. There is little outside source use. Sources are not cited correctly on a chronic basis.

0 points

Not present.

StructurE

Advanced (90-100%)

Proficient (70-89%)

Developing (1-69%)

Not present

Mechanics

18-20 points

No grammar, spelling, or punctuation errors are present. Voice and person are used correctly and consistently. Writing is precise. Word choice is appropriate.

14-17 points

Few grammar, spelling, or punctuation errors are present. Voice and person are used correctly. Writing style is sufficient. Word choice is adequate.

1-13 points

Several grammar, spelling, or punctuation errors are present. Voice and person are used inconsistently. Writing style is understandable but could be improved. Word choice is generally good.

0 points

Not present.

CSG Format Elements

18-20 points

Citations and format are in accordance with the Course Style Guidelines. Cover page and Bibliography are correctly formatted.

14-17 points

Citations and format are in accordance with the Course Style Guidelines with few errors. Cover page and Bibliography are present with few errors.

1-13 points

Citations and format are in accordance with the Course Style Guidelines though several errors are present. Cover page and Bibliography are included though several errors are present.

0 points

Not present.

Length

11-12 points

Contains 2-3 full pages, is double-spaced, and has 1-inch margins.

8-10 points

Contains 2-3 full pages but it not double-spaced, or has 1-inch margins.

1-7 points

Does not meet required length. Does not meet basic requirements for formatting.

0 points