Literature Review Assignment (250 Points) Criteria Levels of Achievement Content 70% Advanced…

Literature Review Assignment

(250 Points)

Criteria

Levels                               of Achievement

Content 70%

Advanced

Proficient

Developing

Not                          present

Literature                                 Review: Cover Page

7                              points All needed components of                          the cover page are included and correctly reflected.

6                              points Most of the components of                         the cover page are included and correctly reflected.

1                              to 5 points The cover page minimally                          includes the required components

0                              points Not                           present

Literature                                 Review: Abstract

13                            to 14 points All key components of the                            Abstract are present.  The                             Abstract for the Literature Review is clearly articulated.                              The Abstract has a clear, logical flow.

12                            points Most of the components of                         the Abstract are present.  The                                 Abstract for the Literature Review is presented in a clear                         manner. The Abstract                            flow can be followed.

1                              to 11 points The Abstract does not                           include all the components. The Abstract is unclear or confusing.

0                              points Not                           present

Literature                                 Review: Outline

7                              points The                                outline is present. The                           outline is well developed and includes headings and subheadings.                             The framework of the Literature review is apparent and well                              established. It includes all the required components as follows:                                                                           Title                                         page                                          Abstract                                    Introduction                                                                                                                        Findings                                    Conclusions,                                      recommendations, and suggestions for further study                                                                              References

6                              points The outline is present.                                 Most of the components of the outline are present. The outline                              contains headings and some subheadings. The framework of the                                 Literature review can be seen but work is required.

1                              to 5 points The outline is not                             complete. Many components are not present for the outline. The                         framework of the Literature Review is not apparent.

0                              points Not                           present

Literature                                 Review: Introduction

13                            to 14 points There is a clear thesis                                statement that specifies the topic that is going to be addressed.                                The introduction provides a clear overview of the Literature                          Review’s contents. The                           introduction f is clearly articulated.                              The introduction has a clear, logical flow.

12                            points Most of the components of                         the introduction are present.  The                             introduction for is presented in a clear manner.                         The introduction flow can be followed.

1                              to 11 points The introduction does not                           include all the components. The introduction is unclear or                              confusing.

0                              points Not                           present

Literature                                 Review: Content

84                            to 91 points All                             key components of the Literature Review are present. The body of                         the paper includes clarity and relevancy of material with the                               appropriate level of citations. The assignment has a clear,                                 logical flow. Major points are stated clearly. Major points are                                 supported by good examples or thoughtful analysis. At least                         fifteen peer reviewed references are included that are three                                 years old or less. The issues raised regarding the topic are                                 properly treated.                                 Differing viewpoints are                           considered, analyzed, and treated. The analysis is thorough.

76                            to 83 points Most of the components of                         the Literature Review are present with the appropriate level of                              citations. The content has a logical flow. Major points are                          stated reasonably well. Major points are supported by good                                examples or thoughtful analysis. At least fourteen peer reviewed                           references are included that are three years old or less.

1                              to 75 points The major points are                                 addressed minimally without the appropriate level of citations.                           The assignment lacks flow or content. Major points are unclear or                         confusing. Major points are not supported by examples or                         thoughtful analysis. Less than fourteen peer reviewed references                                 are included that are three years old or less.

0                              points Not                           present

Literature                                 Review: Conclusion and                                Recommendations

19                            to 21 points The conclusion offers a                             good summary of the issues treated in the Literature Review. The                               conclusion offers suggestions for further study with the                                 appropriate level of citations. The conclusion has a clear,                                 logical flow. Major points are summarized clearly. Major points                         are supported by good examples or thoughtful analysis.

18                            points For the most part, the                                 conclusion offers a good summary of the issues treated in the                           Literature Review. The conclusion offers suggestions for further                              study with the appropriate level of citations. The conclusion has                           a logical flow. Major points are stated reasonably well. Major                                points are supported by good examples or thoughtful analysis.

1                              to 17 points The conclusion doe not                           have the appropriate level of citations to support the summary.                                  The conclusion lacks flow and/or content. Major points are                          unclear or confusing. Major points are not supported by examples                              or thoughtful analysis.

0                              points Not                           present

Literature                                 Review: Materials/ Sources

19                            to 21 points The                           bibliography contains a minimum of 15 scholarly sources. The                           sources are current (three years old or less). The treatment of                             the topic is logically oriented.

18                            points The bibliography contains                            a minimum of 14 scholarly sources. The                           sources are current (three years old or less).                                 The topic is handled reasonably well.

1                              to 17 points The bibliography does not                           contain a minimum of 14 scholarly sources. The                              sources are not current. The                           treatment of the topic is unclear or confusing.

0                              points Not                           present

Structure                          30%

Advanced

Proficient

Developing

Not                          present

Literature                                 Review:  Grammar and Spelling, APA formatting, Style (30%)

69                            to 75 points Spelling                             and grammar are correct. Sentences are complete, clear, and                           concise.                             Paragraphs contain                             appropriately varied sentence structures. Where applicable,                                references are cited in current APA format.                              The Literature Review uses current APA format correctly. The                           paper contains a minimum of 16 pages of content that does not                           include the cover page, Abstract, outline, reference page, or                             charts/tables.

63                            to 68 points Spelling                            and grammar has some errors. Sentences are presented as well.                                 Paragraphs contain some varied sentence structures. Where                                 applicable, references are cited with some APA formatting.                                 There is some APA formatting issues in the paper. The paper                                contains a minimum of 14 pages of content that does not include                              the cover page, Abstract, outline, reference page, or                                 charts/tables.

1                              to 62 points Spelling                         and grammar errors distract. Sentences are incomplete or unclear.                             Paragraphs are poorly formed. Where applicable, references are                           minimally or not cited in current APA format.                              The paper contains many APA formatting issues. The                                paper does not contain a minimum of 14 pages of content.

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