General Education Syllabus

RN to BSN Program – 180 Credits

General Education Syllabus – Reviewed and Revised March 2021 13

HUM330 Week 5: Evaluating Research Findings Grading Rubric

Metrics: Excellent (8-10 pts):

Needs some improvement (6-8 points):

Needs significant improvement (4-6 points):

Poor (0-4 points):

Research institution/

qualifications of the

researchers/ potential for

bias

Thoroughly and accurately examines researcher qualifications and potential/ actual biases.

Somewhat examines researcher qualifications and actual/ potential bias.

Minimally examines researcher qualifications and potential/actual biases.

Does not adequately examine researcher qualifications and potential/actual biases.

Sampling and research methods

Thoroughly and accurately presents sampling and research methods.

Somewhat presents sampling and research methods.

Minimally presents sampling and research methods or there are inaccuracies.

Does not adequately present sampling and research methods or information is incorrect.

Reliability and validity

Thoroughly and accurately examines reliability and validity.

Somewhat examines reliability and validity.

Minimally examines reliability and validity or there are inaccuracies.

Does not adequately examines reliability and validity or information is inaccurate.

Statistical significance of

the results

Thoroughly and accurately evaluates the significance of the results.

Somewhat evaluates the significance of the results.

Minimally evaluates the significance of the results or there are inaccuracies.

Does not adequately present the significance f the results or information is inaccurate.

Metrics: Excellent (4-5 pts):

Needs some improvement (3-4 points):

Needs significant improvement (2-3 points):

Poor (0-2 points):

Mechanics and Grammar

No errors in usage, capitalization, punctuation and spelling. Easy to read and understand.

Minor errors in usage, capitalization, punctuation and spelling that interfere with reading/ understanding

Some errors in usage, capitalization, punctuation and spelling that interfere with reading/ understanding.

Numerous errors in usage, capitalization, punctuation and spelling that interfere with reading/ understanding or is limited in development.

APA formatting

No errors in APA format: in- text citation(s) or reference page.

Minor errors in APA format: in- text citation(s) or reference page.

Some errors in APA format: in-text citation(s) or reference page.

Numerous errors in APA format: in-text citation(s) or reference page.

Total: 50 points