Article on topic:

“How has the Financial Institutions and regulators reacted to the Covid pandemic in Canada? Is this consistent with other participants in the US, UK or Australia (pick one for comparison)”.

Masters Level Grading Rubric For Assessment of Report

1-4 Scale

Weight

Student Score

1

2

3

4

Percentage Score

0 to 59

59-68

69-71

72-75

76-79

80-84

85-89

90-100

Grades

F

C

B-

B

B+

A-

A

A+

Mastery Level

Beginning

Developing

Competent

Mastery

Standard Level

Below Standard

Approaching Standard

At Standard

Exceeds Standard


Subject Matter

50

 

 

Problem, Background

 

 

Problem statement is poorly crafted or missing or is misstated

Problem statement is not well-crafted but is acceptable

Problem statement is reasonably well-crafted and is specific to the issue

Problem statement is well-crafted, specific and represents a novel outlook on the issue

Discussion of Findings

 

 

Discussion is incorrect
correct, missing many of the pros with little or no discussion of negatives

Discussion is inadequately
correct, missing some of the pros and most or all of the cons

Discussion is correct, taking into account most of the pros and cons and represents a solid level of research

Discussion is complete and correct, taking into account pros and cons and represents a full level of research with novel conclusions

Managerial Recommendation

 

 

Recommendations are not supported
and demonstrat little or no understanding of problem or the consequences of implementation

Recommendations are inadequately supported
and do not represent reasonable understanding of problem or the consequences of implementation, with alternate solution available 

Recommendations are adequately supported and represents reasonable understanding of problem, some of the consequences of implementation and may have and alternate solution available 

Recommendations are fully supported and represents superior understanding of problem, consequences of implementation and has alternate solutions available 

Professionalism

 

 

Student unable or nearly unable to work independently
and did not successfully meet project deadlines needing constant feedback/help, unresponsive to written/verbal feedback

Student had problems working independently
and had problems successfully meeting project deadlines needing significant feedback/help, not fully responsive to written/verbal feedback

Student worked mostly independently and met most project deadlines needing some feedback/help, mostly responsive to written/verbal feedback

Student worked independently and met all project deadlines striking an exceptional balance between working independently but asking for necessary feedback/help while exceptionally responsive to written/verbal feedback

References

 

 

References are not appropriate to the subject matter or are missing

References are not fully
appropriate to the subject matter

References are timely and appropriate to the subject matter

References represent a complete literature survey are timely and appropriate to the subject matter

Tables/Charts

 

 

Tables, charts and other media
poorly support the presentation of the material of the report or are not present when they would be of value

Tables, charts and other media
inadequately support the presentation of the material of the report

Tables, charts and other media adequately support the presentation of the material of the report

Tables, charts and other media fully support and augment the presentation of the material of the report


Organization & Critical Thinking

 

 

 

Demonstration of thought process and analysis of problem and resolution using own thoughts and ideas

20

 

Introduction provides poor level of background of paper
Structure of paper is not clear and is difficult to follow train of thought process
Conclusion does not follow logically from body of paper
Critical Thinking is lacking: missing logical argumentation & reasoning, concrete examples & valid inferences

Introduction provides background of paper missing some key elements
Structure of paper is not clear and it is not easy to follow train of thought process
Conclusion follows from body of paper but misses key points
Critical Thinking is not fully present: missing key points of logical argumentation & reasoning, concrete examples & valid inferences

Introduction provides good level of background of paper
Structure of paper is clear and train of thought process is understandable
Conclusion mostly follows logically from body of paper
Critical Thinking is present: logical argumentation & reasoning shows, reasonable examples & valid inferences are made

Introduction provides superior level of background of paper
Structure of paper is very clear and easy to follow train of thought process
Conclusion follows logically from body of paper
Critical Thinking is present through: logical argumentation & reasoning, concrete examples & valid inferences


Style & Mechanics

 

 

 

APA

Application of the requirements of the 7th APA manual to create a standardized formatted report

10

 

7th Ed. APA Manual is not followed or there are significant errors in:
title page & references pages. In-text citations, paraphrasing and direct quotes are quite inadequate but do not rise to the level of plagiarism

7th Ed. APA Manual is followed with significant errors in:
title page & references pages. In-text citations, paraphrasing and direct quotes are lacking but do not rise to the level of plagiarism

7th Ed. APA Manual is followed with minor errors in:
formatted title page, formatted references pages, in-text citations, paraphrasing and direct quotes are adequately used in the correct context

7th Ed. APA Manual is followed with no errors including:
properly formatted title page, properly formatted references pages, in-text citations are correclty used, paraphrasing and direct quotes are properly used in the correct context

Grammar/Punctuation/Spelling

Use of proper English language grammar, spelling and punctuation to create a readable paper.

10

 

Grammar and sentence structure has major problems following standard English rules and reads with difficulty with major errors in punctuation and spelling

Grammar and sentence structure has problems following standard English rules and reads with some difficulty with errors in punctuation and spelling

Grammar and sentence structure mostly follows standard English rules and reads reasonably well with few errors in punctuation and spelling

Grammar and sentence structure follows standard English rules and reads well with excellent punctuation and spelling

Readability & Style

Clarity of thought and appropropriate level of language use that brings the author’s thoughts and ideas to the reader.

10

 

Sentences are lacking in completeness, clearness, consicseness and are not well-structured.
Transitions do not maintain flow of thought.
Words are ambiguous.
Tone is inappropriate to audience/assessment. Colloquial language or inappropriatel use of paraphrasing is used.

Sentences need to be more complete, clear, consicse and well-constructed.
Transitions do not maintain flow of thought well.
Words are not precise and have some ambiguity.
Tone is not appropriate to audience/assessment. Colloquial language or inappropriatel use of paraphrasing is used too much.

Sentences are mostly complete, clear, consicse and well-constructed.
Transitions moslty maintain flow of thought.
Words are mostly precise with little ambiguity.
Tone is mostly appropriate to audience/assessment. Colloquial language or inappropriatel use of paraphrasing is used sparingly.

Sentences are consistently complete, clear, consicse and well-constructed with strong, varied structure.
Transitions consistently maintain flow of thought.
Words are quite precise and unambiguous.
Tone is comlpetely appropriate to audience/assessment. No colloquial language or inappropriatel use of paraphrasing used.

Marks

100

 

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