Your grade will be based on the following:
- Final Portfolio (60%): Consists of all of the work done over the term for the final paper and breaks down as follows for a total of 60%: Topic Proposal (5); Outline (5); Annotated Bibliography (10); Draft (10); Peer Review (5); Final Paper (25)
- Process Work (20%): This includes four homework assignments (setting up the Google folder in week 1, library encyclopedia assignment, part 1 of annotated bibliography, and the three intro assignment).
- Participation (20%): This includes the two annotated summaries for the Zimmer and Reece articles, class discussion participation, and attendance.
A (90-100%): Excellent effort and achievement; few or no issues in sourcing, structure, or writing; no missing drafts or invention work. No attendance issues.
B (80-90%): Good effort and achievement; minor issues in sourcing, structure, or writing; no missing drafts or invention work. Possible attendance issues.
C (75-79%): Acceptable in effort and achievement; significant revision needed to sourcing, structure, and/or writing within an otherwise workable essay; missing invention, drafts, or feedback for peers; missed one conference. Possible attendance issues.
D (70-74%): Below acceptable in effort and achievement; writing samples need a significant or total rewrite, and/or have major shortcomings in sources, structure, or writing; missing work; incomplete drafts; missing workshop/feedback for peers; missed both conferences.
F (<69%): Unacceptable; fails to meet basic academic standards of effort, accuracy or ethics.