Rubric for Evaluating Blogs

The Post

 

 

Clear focus and purpose related to class readings

A RANGE POST

Some attempt to create focus and purpose

B RANGE POST

Limited attempt to create focus and purpose/ C OR BELOW
Creativity and Content Postings provide insight, understanding, and reflective thought about the topic by either: 1) building a focused argument around a specific issue 2) asking a new or related question 3) making a critical or oppositional statement supported by research and/or other evidence Postings provide moderate insight, understanding, and reflective thought about the topic

 

Postings provide minimal insight, understanding, or reflective thought about the topic
Organization

Development

The post demonstrates awareness of viewpoint, audience, argument, and, if using, multimodal elements are logically included. They are contextualized with the right amount of detail throughout

 

Posts are creative and fluently written to stimulate dialogue and commentary

The post requires more detail, context, and/or and logical connections The post lacks context to understand the choice of evidence or multimodal elements and the connection to the overall argument/point of view on the topic is not clear
Mechanics Text is free of errors and links work

 

Any images, media, or text created by others displays the appropriate copyright permissions and accurate citations

Text has some errors and/or some links don’t work

 

Some of the images and media display proper permissions and citations.

Many textual errors and non-working links

 

 

Images and media not properly accredited/citations not documented

 

 

 

 

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