Blog must include:
Annotations should be 2-4 sentences describing the source, how you will use it, and how it will contribute to your project. References: Use inline references (Author date, page number) (e.g. Johnson 2000, 208). Include a bibliography of sources at the end using the Chicago Manual of Style.
Write to convince instructor of your project plan.
|Exceeds Expectations||Meets Expectations||Needs improvement|
|Writing / Content / Ideas (5 Points)||Your post has a “critical edge,” meaning that you pay attention to complexity, contradictions, and nuance. You challenge taken-for-granted assumptions, shed new light on old topics, and/or explore alternative viewpoints. You include specific, detailed examples, and approach the topic from an interesting or exciting viewpoint.||Your post notes some complexity, contradictions, and nuance, but could move to the next level by challenging taken-for-granted assumptions, shedding new light on old topics, or exploring alternative viewpoints. You include examples but they may be lacking in appropriate detail.||Your post lacks attention to complexity, contradictions, and nuance, and instead focuses on a single perspective and/or generalizations. To improve in this area, seek a more innovative viewpoint. Your post may also be lacking in detailed examples.|
|Professionalism (5 points)||Your post follows the basic rules for clear writing. Your post is thoroughly proofread, and is well-written in an appropriately professional tone. You include proper citations as needed. Your post meets all requirements (length, number of sources, etc.).||Your post generally follows the basic rules for clear writing and is generally well-written, but it has a few proofreading errors and/or is missing citations. The tone is appropriately professional. Your post meets all or most requirements (length, number of sources, etc.).||Your post would be stronger if you invested more time in proofreading and revisions. You may also be missing citations or be writing in too informal of a tone. Your post may not have met all of the requirements (length, number of sources, etc.).|
|Quality and Thoughtfulness of Proposal (10 Pts)||Contains a viable and thoughtful proposal for a project with proper attention to detail and displays consideration for all of the components listed.||Contains basic foundations of project but lacks attention to details, is missing project components, or needs more thought in the details of the project design.||Missing elements or shows lack of thoughtfulness in project design.|