Good The topic is researched but parts seem to be lacking or inadequately explained. Headings are necessary to link concepts. Clear statement explaining topic and why chosen. No grammatical, punctuation, spelling errors. Uses appropriate transitions while keeping within topic.
Poor Both introduction and conclusion are missing paper begins with topic as if copied from reference used. Some of the conclusions, however, are not supported in the body of the paper.
The paper demonstrates that the author, to a certain extent, understands and has applied concepts learned in the course. Reads in a "bookish" fashion with little attraction for reader. Fair Either introduction or conclusion is missing entirely.
Sources More than 5 current sources, of which at least 3 are peer-review journal articles or scholarly books. The topic is too broad for the scope of this assignment.
Organization Well organized, follows a logical development of ideas. The topic is not clearly defined. APA citation style is used in both text and bibliography. Fair The topic shows little development and there are many parts inadequately developed.
All web sites utilized are credible.
The writer has omitted pertinent content or content runs-on excessively. Good Citations are used throughout paper but do not match all sources listed in bibliography. For the most part, ties together information from all sources. Totally lacks development and use of transitions.
Writer shows aptitude in science. Topic focus The topic is focused narrowly enough for the scope of this assignment. Citations Cites all data obtained from other sources.
Sometimes ties together information from all sources. Appropriate length as assigned. Some logical development and transitions.
Fewer than 5 current sources, or fewer than 2 of 5 are peer-reviewed journal articles or scholarly books.Department of Chemistry; Biochemistry Program; Department of Communication; School of Education; Chemistry Writing Rubric.
Skip to end of metadata. (paper contains no more than 5 errors) 3. Scientific Writing (Clarity of Presentation): (a) Ideas.
History, chemistry, and pros and cons are fully addressed. Research has many specifics and some examples. Most ideas are explained. Student mostly addresses the history, chemistry, and pros and.
Grading Rubrics For Papers clearly relates to paper’s goal. Example of a Grading Rubric For a Term Paper in Any Discipline Author: Al Created Date: 4/1/ PM. Chemistry/Biochemistry Assessment Rubric Purpose Assess students’ research papers and projects in order to evaluate students’ individual works and obtain qualitative and quantitative data regarding students’ information literacy.
Scoring Rubric 1. Characteristics to note in the rubric: Language is descriptive, not evaluative. Labels for degrees of success are descriptive (“Expert” “Proficient”, etc.); by avoiding the use of letters representing grades or numbers representing points, there is no implied contract that qualities of the paper will “add up” to a specified score or grade or that all dimensions are of equal grading value.
Specimen exam papers are available on each modules' KEATS page and show the current year's exam paper rubric. You can see examples of the previous years' exam papers on the relevant year pages on the Chemistry Noticeboard KEATS page.Download