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Projet 3 Rubric
Projet 3 Rubric
Criteria Ratings Pts
Thesis
The essay has a point that it makes clearly. It can be as general as "the topic area is important and technically challenging", or as narrow as "the topic is important for a specific application". It is easy to determine what the essay is about from the first few paragraphs.
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25.0 pts
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Technical Content
In so far as it is necessary for the thesis of the essay, it describes the technical aspects of its topic in CS. This technical discussion is correct and the authors demonstrate that they know what they are talking about.
threshold: pts
pts
25.0 pts
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Writing Quality
The essay is organized into paragraphs that have clear topics. It is easy to understand what the author is saying. There are few grammatical errors. The essay avoids excessive hyperbole. The essay is organized into paragraphs that have clear topics. It is easy to understand what the author is saying. There are few grammatical errors. The essay avoids excessive hyperbole. The essay is the proper length given the guidelines of the assignment and the essay's content. The essay is the proper length given the guidelines of the assignment and the essay's content.
threshold: pts
pts
20.0 pts
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References
Does the essay have at least the minimum number of sources? Does it not rely too heavily on any one source. Are sources properly cited using a standard citation format (APA, MLA, Chicago, etc). Are sources cited in the text? Does the essay use direct quotes only when the exact phrasing is important to the discussion?
threshold: pts
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10.0 pts
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Miscellaneous
Any other issues with the essay that are not specifically covered by the rubric above can be considered here. For example, were the other guidelines for the assignment followed?
threshold: pts
pts
10.0 pts
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Total Points: 90.0 out of 90.0