e-Classroom Discussion Grading Rubric BA 101 – Introduction to Business Southwestern Oregon Community College

Weekly participation is evaluated on a scale of 0 – 10 based on a combination of the factors in this table.

Points

Quality

Frequency

Timing

10

Very well developed, introduces new ideas. Ties personal experience to concepts being studied. Avoids repeating others’ points of view. Shows strong evidence of understanding and applying course material.

Interacts on at least three occasions per week with instructor and/or classmates with at least three posts/forum per occasion.

The first post of the week occurs within the first 3 days of the class week.

7

Well developed, introduces some new ideas. Applies course material.

Interacts on at least two
occasions per week with
instructor/classmates with at least three posts/forum per occasion.

The first post of the week occurs within the first 4 days of the class week.

4

Developed ideas, limited application of course material.

Interacts on at least one
occasion per week with
instructor/classmates, with at least two posts per forum per occasion.

The first post of the week occurs within the first 5 days of the class.

2

Poorly developed ideas, no
substantive addition to
discussion

Interacts on at least one
occasion per week with
instructor/classmates, with at least one post per forum.

The first post of the week occurs within the first 6 days of the class week.

0

No participation. Counted as
an absence and requires make up assignment.

No participation. Counted as an absence and requires make up assignment.

No participation. Counted as an absence and requires make up assignment.

e-Classroom Discussion Grading RubricBA 101 – Introduction to BusinessSouthwestern Oregon Community CollegeWeekly participation is evaluated on a scale of 0 – 10 based on a combination of the factors in this table.

PointsQualityFrequencyTimingoccasions per week with

instructor/classmates with at least three posts/forum per occasion.

occasion per week with

instructor/classmates, with at least two posts per forum per occasion.

substantive addition to

discussion

occasion per week with

instructor/classmates, with at least one post per forum.

an absence and requires make up assignment.

Adapted From: The online grading rubric developed by Dr. Drick Boyd at Eastern University (Boyd, nd); retrieved April 7, 2011, from: http://www.eastern.edu/academic/ccgps/vcst/pdf/DiscussionGradingRubric.pdf

What is the purpose of discussion?1. Review of key concepts covered in reading and written assignments

2. Application of concepts to specific situations

3. Critical Reflection on key concepts

4. Building Group cohesion