Rubric

NR439_Reading_Research_Literature
NR439_Reading_Research_Literature
Criteria Ratings Pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeVelayutham, et al article: Question 1 Purpose

Identifies the purpose of the research article.

10.0 pts

Correctly identifies the purpose of the research article.

9.0 pts

Mostly identifies the purpose of the research article

8.0 pts

Somewhat identifies the purpose of the research article.

4.0 pts

Offers a purpose for the article, but incorrectly identifies it.

0.0 pts

Does not identify any purpose for the research.
10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeQuestion 2 Research Question

Identifies the research question implied in the study.

10.0 pts

Correctly identifies the research question in the study, or identifies the implied question, or indicates that no research question was given.

9.0 pts

Mostly identifies the research question that the author described.

8.0 pts

Somewhat identifies the research question that the author described.

4.0 pts

Offers a research question, but incorrectly identifies it.

0.0 pts

Does not identify any research question.
10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeQuestion 3 Research Design

Describes the research design of the study.

10.0 pts

Correctly describes the research design of the study.

9.0 pts

Mostly describes the research design of the study.

8.0 pts

Somewhat describes the research design of the study.

4.0 pts

Offers a research design, but incorrectly identifies it.

0.0 pts

Does not identify any research design.
10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeQuestion 4 Population

Identifies and describes the population.

10.0 pts

Correctly identifies and describes in detail the population of the research article.

9.0 pts

Mostly describes identifies and describes the population of the research article.

8.0 pts

Somewhat identifies and describes the population of the research article.

4.0 pts

Offers a population, but incorrectly identifies it as the one in the research article.

0.0 pts

Does not identify any population.
10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeQuestion 5 Sample

Was the sample adequate for the research design?

10.0 pts

Correctly explains if the sampling approach was appropriate for the research design studied, and if it was adequate.

9.0 pts

Correctly explains if the sampling approach was appropriate for the research design studied, but fails to correctly identify if it was adequate.

8.0 pts

Correctly explains the sampling approach, but incorrectly identifies if it was, or was not, appropriate or adequate.

4.0 pts

Misidentifies the sampling approach.

0.0 pts

Doesn’t explain any sampling approach.
10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeQuestion 6 Data Collection

Describe the data collection procedure

10.0 pts

Correctly describes the data collection procedure in detail.

9.0 pts

Correctly describes the data collection procedure in general.

8.0 pts

Correctly describes most of the data collection procedure but fails to describe all of it. Reading Research Literature Essay Assignment Paper

4.0 pts

Incorrectly describes the data collection procedure, or omits most of the information.

0.0 pts

Does not describe any data collection procedures.
10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeQuestion 7 Data Analysis

How were the data analyzed

10.0 pts

Correctly describes how the all of the data were analyzed.

9.0 pts

Correctly describes how most of the data were analyzed.

8.0 pts

Describes how the data were analyzed, but may contain some misinformation.

4.0 pts

Describes incorrectly how data were analyzed, or omitted large portions of the information.

0.0 pts

Does not describe how data were analyzed.
10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeQuestion 8 Limitations

Describes the limitations in the study.

10.0 pts

Correctly describes all of the limitations in the study.

9.0 pts

Correctly describes most of the limitations in the study.

8.0 pts

Correctly describes some of the limitations in the study, but may omit one or two.

4.0 pts

Minimally describes the limitations of the study, or misidentifies them.

0.0 pts

Does not describe any limitations for the study.
10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeQuestion 9 Conclusions

Describes the authors’ conclusions.

10.0 pts

Correctly describes all of the authors’ conclusions.

9.0 pts

Correctly describes most of the authors’ conclusions.

8.0 pts

Correctly describes some of the authors’ conclusions, but may omit one or two.

4.0 pts

Minimally describes the author’s conclusions, or misidentifies them.

0.0 pts

Does not describe any author conclusions.
10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeQuestion 10 Advances Knowledge

How does this advance knowledge in the field.

10.0 pts

Describes in-depth how this research advances knowledge in the field.

9.0 pts

Generally, describes how this research advances knowledge.

8.0 pts

Briefly describes how this research advances knowledge in the field.

4.0 pts

Incorrectly describes how this research advances knowledge in the field.

0.0 pts

Does not describe how the research advances knowledge in the field.
10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomePals et al article: Question 11 Purpose

Identifies the purpose of the research article.

10.0 pts

Correctly identifies the purpose of the research article.

9.0 pts

Mostly identifies the purpose of the research article

8.0 pts

Somewhat identifies the purpose of the research article. Reading Research Literature Essay Assignment Paper

4.0 pts

Offers a purpose for the article, but incorrectly identifies it.

0.0 pts

Does not identify any purpose for the research.
10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeQuestion 12 Research Question

Identifies the research question implied in the study.

10.0 pts

Correctly identifies the research question in the study, or identifies the implied question, or indicates that no research question was given.

9.0 pts

Mostly identifies the research question that the author described.

8.0 pts

Somewhat identifies the research question that the author described.

4.0 pts

Offers a research question, but incorrectly identifies it.

0.0 pts

Does not identify any research question.
10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeQuestion 13 Research Design

Describes the research design of the study.

10.0 pts

Correctly describes the research design of the study.

9.0 pts

Mostly describes the research design of the study.

8.0 pts

Somewhat describes the research design of the study.

4.0 pts

Offers a research design, but incorrectly identifies it.

0.0 pts

Does not identify any research design.
10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeQuestion 14 Population

Identifies and describes the population.

10.0 pts

Correctly identifies and describes in detail the population of the research article.

9.0 pts

Mostly describes identifies and describes the population of the research article.

8.0 pts

Somewhat identifies and describes the population of the research article.

4.0 pts

Offers a population, but incorrectly identifies it as the one in the research article.

0.0 pts

Does not identify any population.
10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeQuestion 15 Sample

Was the sample adequate for the research design?

10.0 pts

Correctly explains if the sampling approach was appropriate for the research design studied, and if it was adequate.

9.0 pts

Correctly explains if the sampling approach was appropriate for the research design studied, but fails to correctly identify if it was adequate.

8.0 pts

Correctly explains the sampling approach, but incorrectly identifies if it was, or was not, appropriate or adequate.

4.0 pts

Misidentifies the sampling approach.

0.0 pts

Doesn’t explain any sampling approach.
10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeQuestion 16 Data Collection

Describe the data collection procedure.

10.0 pts

Correctly describes the data collection procedure in detail.

9.0 pts

Correctly describes the data collection procedure in general.

8.0 pts

Correctly describes most of the data collection procedure but fails to describe all of it.

4.0 pts

Incorrectly describes the data collection procedure, or omits most of the information.

0.0 pts

Does not describe any data collection procedures.
10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeQuestion 17 Data Analysis

How were the data analyzed?

10.0 pts

Correctly describes how the all of the data were analyzed.

9.0 pts

Correctly describes how most of the data were analyzed.

8.0 pts

Describes how the data were analyzed, but may contain some misinformation.

4.0 pts

Describes incorrectly how data were analyzed, or omitted large portions of the information.

0.0 pts

Does not describe how data were analyzed.
10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeQuestion 18 Limitations

Describes the limitations in the study.

10.0 pts

Correctly describes all of the limitations in the study.

9.0 pts

Correctly describes most of the limitations in the study.

8.0 pts

Correctly describes some of the limitations in the study, but may omit one or two.

4.0 pts

Minimally describes the limitations of the study, or misidentifies them.

0.0 pts

Does not describe any limitations for the study.
10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeQuestion 19 Conclusions

Describes the authors’ conclusions.

10.0 pts

Correctly describes all of the authors’ conclusions.

9.0 pts

Correctly describes most of the authors’ conclusions. Reading Research Literature Essay Assignment Paper

8.0 pts

Correctly describes some of the authors’ conclusions, but may omit one or two.

4.0 pts

Minimally describes the author’s conclusions, or misidentifies them.

0.0 pts

Does not describe any author conclusions.
10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeQuestion 20 Advances Knowledge

How does this advance knowledge in the field.

10.0 pts

Describes in-depth how this research advances knowledge in the field.

9.0 pts

Generally, describes how this research advances knowledge.

8.0 pts

Briefly describes how this research advances knowledge in the field.

4.0 pts

Incorrectly describes how this research advances knowledge in the field.

0.0 pts

Does not describe how the research advances knowledge in the field.
10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeStyle and Writing

Names file, includes name on paper. Writes in complete sentences with no grammar, spelling, or syntax errors.

25.0 pts

Correctly names file, includes name on paper. Writes in complete sentences with no grammar, spelling, or syntax errors.

22.0 pts

One to four errors in grammar, spelling, and syntax.

20.0 pts

Five to eight errors in grammar, spelling, and syntax.

10.0 pts

Nine to twelve errors in grammar, spelling, and syntax

0.0 pts

Thirteen or more errors in grammar, spelling, and syntax.
25.0 pts
Total Points: 225.0
 Reading Research Literature Essay Assignment Paper