Writing rubric for accounting (January 2014) - Southwestern University Writing Rubric for Accounting Assessment Clarity of expression and organization

Writing rubric for accounting (January 2014) - Southwestern...

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Southwestern University Writing Rubric for Accounting Assessment Creativity and thoughtfulness Grammar, usage and mechanics Use of evidence Excellent Proficient Acceptable Unacceptable Little or no evidence cited Clarity of expression and organization of argument Organization is logical and appropriate to assignment; thesis is clearly focused; paragraphs are well developed and appropriately divided; ideas are linked smoothly Paper shows high level of thought and creativity, potential for scholarly recognition Sentences structured effectively, powerfully; rich variety of sentence styles and length; free of punctuation, spelling and capitalization errors Evidence is relevant, accurate, legitimately sourced, well integrated and appropriate for the purpose of the essay Well organized, including
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Unformatted text preview: appropriate use of subheadings and paragraphs; thesis clearly identified Writing indicates thought beyond the immediate requirements of the assignment Proper use of number, tense; minimal passive voice; absence of misspelled words Evidence is accurate and relevant and legitimately sourced but is not complete or well integrated with the argument Argument presented but not strongly organized; thesis poorly defined Writing indicates minimal thought and creativity Errors present but not enough to interfere with understanding Some evidence is presented but is not fully accurate or relevant Paper fails to address the assignment; no thesis presented Paper shows little or no thought or creativity Paper riddled with errors, not properly proofread...
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