Making Sense of Data and Multi-source Analytics; Data Exploration

Relevance of Posts
–/20 points

Expresses opinions and ideas in a clear and concise manner with obvious connection to topic. Prompts further discussion of topic.

Opinions and ideas are stated clearly with occasional lack of connection to topic. Frequently posts topics that are related to discussion content

Unclear connection to topic evidenced in minimal expression of opinions or ideas. Occasionally posts off topic; most posts are short in length and offer no further insight into the topic.

Posts topics which do not relate to the discussion content; makes short or irrelevant remarks.

Contribution to The Learning Community
–/20 points

Aware of needs of community; frequently attempts to motivate the group discussion; presents creative approaches to topic.

Frequently attempts to direct the discussion and to present relevant viewpoints for consideration by group; interacts freely.

Occasionally makes meaningful reflection on groups efforts; marginal effort to become involved with group.

Makes no effort to participate in learning community as it develops; seems indifferent.

Promptness and Initiative
–/20 points

Consistently responds to postings; demonstrates good self-initiative.

Responds to most postings; requires occasional prompting to post.

Responds to most postings several days after initial discussion; limited initiative.

Does not respond to most postings; rarely participates freely.

Delivery of the Post
–/20 points

Consistently uses grammatically correct posts with rare misspellings.

Few grammatical or spelling errors are noted in posts.

Errors in spelling and grammar evidenced in many posts.

Does not express opinions or ideas clearly; no connection to topic. Utilizes poor spelling and grammar in most posts; posts appear hasty.

Research and Citations
–/20 points

Initial post references scholarly or peer-reviewed sources to support your discussion with no errors in citations.  

Initial post references scholarly or peer-reviewed sources to support your discussion with few errors in citations.

Initial post references scholarly or peer-reviewed sources to support your discussion with a number of errors in citations 

Initial post references scholarly or peer-reviewed sources to support your discussion with a number of errors in citations