How moving to Washington changed my life

How moving to Washington changed my life

ENG 122 Discussion Rubric
Your active participation in the discussion forums is essential to your overall success this term. These activities are desig
ned to help engage in informal exploratory
and
reflective writing practices.
These discussions also offe
r you the opportunity to express your own thoughts, ask questions for clarification, and gain insight
from your classmates’ responses and instructor’s guidance.
Required:
Initial post (1):
?
Composed of one to two paragraphs
unless otherwise noted
?
In Modu
les One through Seven, complete the initial post by Thursday
at 11:59
p.m.
EST
?
In Module Eight, complete the initial post by Saturday at 11:59
p.m.
EST
?
Considers material (course content, other discussion boards, etc.) from
the current module and previous
modules when appropriate
Response posts (2):
?
Reply to at least two other classmates outside of
your
own initial post
thread
?
Modules One through Seven, complete the two response posts by
Sunday 11:59
p.m.
EST
?
In Module Eight, complete the two response posts b
y Tuesday 11:59
p.m.
EST
?
Must have more depth and tho
ught than simply “I agree” or “Y
ou are
wrong
.

Guidance is provided for you in
each
discussion prompt
.
Instructor Feedback:
This activity uses an integrated rubric in Blackboard. Students can view instr
uctor feedback in the Grade Center. For more information,
review
these instructions
.
Critical Elements
Exemplary
(
100%
)
Proficien
t
(
85%
)
Needs Improvement
(
75
%
)
Not Evident
(
0%
)
Value
Inquiry
Addresses prompt
,
fully probing
one’s own strengths and
weaknesses in approaching
issue with highly meaningful
examples from personal
experience
Addresses prompt
,
probing
one’s own strengths
and
weaknesses in approaching
issue with relevant examples
from personal experience
Addresses prompt
,
probing
one’s own strengths and
weaknesses in approaching
issue
Does not address prompt
,
probing one’s own strengths
and weaknesses in approaching
issue
25
Reflection
Clearly outlines thought process
in developing one’s point of
view or idea using rich
and
significant
detail
Outlines thought process in
developing one’s point of view
or idea using
appropriate
detail
Outlines thought
process
in
developing
one’s point of view
or idea
,
but with some gaps in
process
Does not demonstrate thought
process in developing one’s
point of view
25
Clarity
Organization e
nhances meaning
and transitions
are highly
effective
Organization is sound and ideas
flow logically
Organization is difficult to
follow at times, and there is a
lapse in the logical flow of ideas
Organization is confused and
structure of ideas lacks clarity
25
Engagement
and
Response Post
Timeliness
Substantial
initial post
,
with
meaningful, detailed
response
posts by
the due date
Detailed
initial post
,
with
detailed peer
response posts by
the due date
Detailed i
nitial post
,
with peer
response posts by
due date
Initial post
has
little detail.
Responses to peers are not
apparent or suf
ficient
15
Initia
l Post
Timeliness
Submits initial post on time
(100%)
Submits initial post one day late
(
7
5%)
Submits initial post two or more
days late (0%)
5
Control of Syntax
and
Mechanics
Adheres to the conventions of
grammar, punctuation, spelling,
mechanics,
and
u
sage
and uses
proper citation methods where
applicable with no errors
Adheres to the conv
entions of
grammar, punctuation
,
mechanics,
and usage
and uses
proper citation methods where
applicable with
few errors
Adheres to the conv
entions of
grammar, punctuat
ion
,
mechanics,
and usage
and uses
proper citation methods where
applicable
with some errors
Does not adhere throughout to
the con
ventions of grammar,
punctuation
, mechanics,
usage,
and proper citation methods
where applicable
5
Earned Total
100%