Criteria for Grading Case Study Assignment

Criteria for Grading Case Study Assignment

A B C F Points Earned

Introduction, Analysis, and

Evaluation (30 pts)

Student demonstrated complete and thorough

outline of the facts surrounding the case,

identified all key issues, appropriately identified alternative courses of

action, and clearly outlined the reasons for the recommendation.

30 – 25 points

Student satisfactorily outlined the facts

surrounding the case, identified most key

issues, appropriately identified alternative

courses of action, and satisfactorily outlined the reasons for the recommendation.

24 – 21 points

Student demonstrated less than satisfactory

outline of the facts surrounding the case, identified some key

issues, identified some alternative courses of

action, and/or less than satisfactorily outlined the reasons for the recommendation.

20 – 17 points

Student unsatisfactorily outlined the facts

surrounding the case, key issues, alternative courses of action, and

the reasons for the recommendation.

16 – 0 points

Comments

Quality of Content (25 pts)

Student demonstrated exceptional knowledge

of relevant concepts and theories; all statements and opinions were supported by

appropriate citations from the literature.

25 – 21 points

Student demonstrated satisfactory knowledge

of relevant concepts and theories; most

statements and opinions were supported by

appropriate citations from the literature.

20 – 18 points

Student demonstrated less than satisfactory knowledge of relevant concepts and theories; some statements and

opinions were not supported by

appropriate citations from the literature.

17 – 15 points

Student demonstrated unsatisfactory

knowledge of relevant concepts and theories; many statements and

opinions were not supported by

appropriate citations from the literature.

14 – 0 points

Comments

Quality of Research (20 pts)

Student did an exceptional job of integrating course

readings with additional research. Student cited more than the required number of references. Sources listed were all scholarly or practitioner journals from the last

ten years.

20 – 18 points

Student did a satisfactory job of integrating course

readings with additional research. Student cited the required number of references. Sources listed were primarily

scholarly or practitioner journals from the last

ten years.

17 – 16 points

Student did a less than satisfactory job of integrating course

readings with additional research. Student may

not have cited the required number of references. Some

sources listed may not have been scholarly or

practitioner journals from the last ten years.

15 – 14 points

Student did an inadequate job of integrating course

readings with additional research. Student did not cite the required

number of references. Many of the sources

listed were not scholarly or practitioner journals from the last

ten years.

13 – 0 points

Comments

2

Organization and Mechanics

(20 pts)

Student presented information in a logical

sequence that was very easy to follow. Paper had no major spelling

and/or grammar errors. The page length

requirement was met.

20 – 18 points

Student presented information in a mostly logical sequence that was fairly easy follow. Paper had a few minor

spelling and/or grammar errors. The

page length requirement was met or may have been slightly

exceeded.

17 – 16 points

Student presented information in a

confusing sequence that was not easy to follow. Paper had

several major spelling and/or grammar errors.

The page length requirement may not

have been met.

15 – 14 points

Student presented information in an

illogical sequence that was difficult to follow.

Paper had many spelling and/or

grammar errors. The page length

requirement was not met.

13 – 0 points

Comments

APA formatting

(5 pts)

All citations, quotations, and references were formatted correctly or contained only one or

two minor errors.

5.0 – 4.5

Most citations, quotations, and references were

formatted correctly or contained a few minor

errors.

4.4 – 4.0 points

Several citations, quotations, and

references were not formatted correctly or

contained major errors.

3.9 – 3.5 points

Many citations, quotations, and

references were not formatted correctly or

contained many errors.

3.4 – 0 points

Comments

Total Points Earned

(100 points max)

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