Term Paper Part 1: Topic and Outline

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Grading Rubric for Term Paper Topic and Outline

Criteria

Ratings

Pts

Topic Description:

The description of the topic addresses a specific concept, describes the main focus of the proposed term paper, and is relevant to current professional nursing practice..

20.0 pts

Full Marks

The description of the topic addresses a specific concept, is 50 words or less, describes the main focus of the proposed term paper, and is relevant to current professional nursing practice.

10.0 pts

Partial Points

The topic chosen addresses current professional nursing practice but does not align with any concept that is presented in this course.

0.0 pts

No Marks

The topic chosen does not address any of the concepts presented within the course and is not relevant to current professional nursing practice.

20 pts

Outlined information:

The outline is complete with an introduction, four main paragraphs in the body of the outline, and a conclusion. Within each paragraph outline there are at least three supporting details that relate to the paragraph heading.

15.0 pts

Full Marks

The outline is complete with an introduction, four main paragraphs in the body of the outline, and a conclusion. Within each paragraph outline there are at least three supporting details that relate to the paragraph heading.

10.0 pts

Partial Marks

The outline is mostly complete with an introduction, less than four main paragraphs in the body of the outline, and a conclusion. Within each paragraph outline there are at least one supporting detail that relates to the paragraph heading.

0.0 pts

No Marks

The outline is submitted; however, there is only one paragraph, is not supported by any details, and is missing the conclusion.

15 pts

Format:

The format of the outline includes the posted outline template, a title page in APA is present, and the description of the topic is included and in APA format.

5.0 pts

Full Marks

The format of the outline includes the posted outline template, a title page in APA is present, and the description of the topic is included and in APA format.

2.5 pts

Partial Marks

The format of the outline includes an outline template other than the one included in Canvas, a title page in APA may be present, and the description of the topic is included.

0.0 pts

No Marks

The format submitted is not in outline format and there is no title page., OR the description of the topic is not included.

5 pts

Grammar and Spelling:

There are no spelling errors and grammar is appropriate. Sentences are used for each entry in the outline. Sentence structure and grammar is scholarly throughout the submission.

10.0 pts

Full Marks

There are no spelling errors and grammar is appropriate. Sentences are used for each entry in the outline. Sentence structure and grammar is scholarly throughout the submission.

5.0 pts

Partial Marks

One or two spelling errors are present. Sentences are used for most of the entries in the outline.

0.0 pts

No Marks

Multiple spelling errors are present OR sentences are not used for each entry in the outline.

10 pts

Total Points: 50.0