Although each assignment in the course varies in terms of requirements and expectations, the following rubric serves as a guide for all major assignments. Students should refer to this as they work on their assignments and before submitting their assignments for final grading. You can also access or download the rubric from this link.
Under Construction (1)
Meets Requirements (2)
Exceeds Expectations (3)
Disconnected and/or disorderly ramble of ideas. Work has many spelling and/or grammatical and/or word usage errors.
A complete response that reflects some in-depth and personalized ideas. Relevant items/questions were addressed. Work makes adequate and appropriate connections with course and/or relevant experiences.
Work demonstrates a logical, interesting sequence easy to follow. Good use of subheadings. Work has only minor and infrequent spelling and/or grammatical and/or word usage errors.
Work flows in a logical sequence easy to follow. Work has occasional spelling and/or grammatical and/or word usage errors.
Analysis & Conclusion
Work has some misconceptions and misunderstandings. Uses appropriate vocabulary inconsistently or rarely.
An incomplete response, specious argument, opinionated. Some relevant items/questions were not addressed. Work makes few or inappropriate connections with course and/or relevant experiences.
Biblical integration is weak, unclear, or not fully addressed.
A style is used, but incorrectly or inconsistently.
A narrow (perhaps) or weak interpretation or analysis of the importance or meaning or significance of the problem. Dependence on “I think” or “we should.” Weak conclusion if any.
Biblical concepts or values are integrated in part, but the work stops short of a full integration or application to your life as a Christian today.
Work understands information and provides examples and elaborations. Uses appropriate vocabulary most of the time.
Proper style is used correctly but with occasional errors.
A helpful interpretation or analysis of the importance or meaning or significance of the problem. Appropriate conclusion as logical outcome.
An unusually thorough, elegant, and inventive response. Relevant items/questions were addressed in depth. Work makes ample, appropriate connections with course and/or relevant experiences.
Work demonstrates full knowledge (and even more than the assignment requires) with illuminating explanations and elaborations. Consistently uses appropriate vocabulary.
Work demonstrates a clear and thoughtful integration of Biblical concepts or values as it applies to your life today.
Proper style is used correctly.
A powerful and illuminating interpretation and analysis of the importance or meaning or significance of the problem. Conclusions are insightful and creatively appropriate.