Individual Project Rubric

Grading CriteriaPercentageDeliverable requirements aIDressed; understanding of material and writer’s message and intent are clear.35%Scholarly research supports the writer’s position and is properly acknowledged, and cited direct quotations may not exceed 10% of the word count of the body of the assignment deliverable (excluding title page, abstract, table of contents, tables, exhibits, appendices, and reference pages). Inclusion of plagiarized content will not be tolerated and may result in adverse academic consequences.20%Critical thinking: Position is well-justified, there is logical flow, and there are examples.20%Structure: Includes introduction and conclusion, proper paragraph format, and reads as a polished, academic paper or professional presentation, as appropriate for the required assignment deliverable.10%Mechanical: No spelling, grammatical, or punctuation errors.10%APA: Deliverable is cited properly according to the APA Publication Manual (6th ed.).5%