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Writing--In-The-Disciplines Workshop:

Creating Writing-In-The-Disciplines Websites

June 12-June 16, 2000


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Grading and Assessment Rubrics


The Expository Writing Program
Outcomes Assessment Evaluation Grid (Spring 2000)

Questions for Assessment

Comments

1. How well does this paper address the assignment?

Not at all

Inadequately

Adequately

Very well

2. The thesis is

Not expressed

Poor

Adequate

Very good

3. The writer supports assertions with evidence.

Strongly Disagree

Disagree

Agree

Strongly Agree

4. The paper is organized

Strongly Disagree

Disagree

Agree

Strongly Agree

5. Each paragraph is focused around a topic sentence.

Strongly Disagree

Disagree

Agree

Strongly Agree

6. Ideas are developed.

Strongly Disagree

Disagree

Agree

Strongly Agree

7. I would characterize this writing as

Confusing

Somewhat confusing

Mostly clear

Clear

8. Overall, as a paper by a first or second year student, I would rate this paper

Inadequate

Poor

Average

Good

Excellent

For Information on this Workshop please contact Michael Marx, Director of Writing-Across-The-Curriculum (mmarx@skidmore.edu).