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CJUS 3130: Research Methods

Excellent Writing

These rubric standards should be met to receive an excellent rating in each category.

  • Idea Development (worth 20 points) - Ideas supported by strong specific details
  • Elaboration (worth 15 points) -  Well-written; fully elaborates points addressed with clear, accurate, and detailed information supporting thesis
  • Organizations/Paragraphing (worth 5 points) - Clearly organized and paragraphed
  • Spelling and Grammar (worth 5 points) - No spelling or grammatical errors
  • Citation and References (worth 5 points) - Makes comprehensive (numerous) references and citations to text, external sources, and classroom materials

For more details on other grading levels refer to the downloadable file below.

Effective Writing in Criminal Justice Rubric