Grading Rubric for Research Paper (12 pts)
1) Quality of Research Paper (7pts)
The document is free of spelling and grammatical errors.
All the information is related to your main idea. Eliminate unneeded and irrelevant
Remove unnecessary repetition.
Conclusion section includes the key findings and contributions of your study.
Significance of the selected research topic is discussed in Introduction
Minimum 2 objectives are identified and answered
2) Logical and Clear Writing (2pts)
Is statement easy to follow? Avoid long sentences (use clear and concise sentences).
The document includes enough support for your argument (i.e., good reasoning or
3) Paper Format/Requirements (3pts)
The final paper is minimum 7 double-spaced pages exclusive of title page, abstract and
At a minimum, 1 page of references is included
Follow the Format of Research Paper (your paper includes Title Page, Abstract,
Introduction, Purpose, Literature Review, Conclusion, and References). The APA
Reference Style is used.
Avoid “excessive use” of quotation marks (no more than 3 quotes). Use quotations only
in special cases, such as when the information is particularly concise or striking in its
original form. Write in your own words
All tables and figures should be numbered and have descriptive titles.
Introduction, Purpose, and Specific Objectives = 2 full pages
Submit Main Body 4 full pages
Submit Conclusion 1 full page
|Academic Level||College (1-2 years: Freshmen, Sophomore)|
|Paper Type||Research paper|
|Number of Pages||7 Page(s)/1925 words|