CS 414 RESEARCH PAPER GRADING FORM
 
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INTRODUCTION  _________/15 POINTS
___  IDENTIFIES PROBLEM OR ISSUE WORTHY OF STUDY (3 points)
___      IDENTIFIES THEORY THAT WILL GUIDE RESEARCH  (3 points)
___      CLEARLY IDENTIFIES INDEPENDENT AND DEPENDENT VARIABLES OF INTEREST (2 points)
___      SHOWS PREDICTED RELATIONSHIP IN FORM OF HYPOTHESIS OR POSES RESEARCH QUESTION  (2 points)
­­___      GRAMMAR, SPELLING, AND SENTENCE CONSTRUCTION
(3 points)
___      PREVIEWS THE STRUCTURE OF THE PAPER
(2 points)
 
BACKGROUND SECTION _________/35 POINTS
____DETAILED LITERATURE REVIEW ON TOPIC OF INTEREST (10 POINTS)
____DETAILED ANALYSIS (DEFINITIONS, COMPONENTS, ASSUMPTIONS
PREVIOUS USE, IMPLICATIONS) OF THEORY OR PROBLEM (15 POINTS)
____DEMONSTRATION THAT THEORY OR LITERATURE REVIEWED APPLIES WELL TO TOPIC AND CHOSEN HYPOTHESES AND/OR RESEARCH QUESTIONS (10 POINTS)
 
THOUGHTFULNESS/CREATIVITY ______/25 POINTS
_____SUFFICIENT SUPPORT AND WELL-ORGANIZED ARGUMENTS SUPPORTING
YOUR RESEARCH CLAIMS (15 POINTS)
_____EXAMPLES ARE USED PURPOSEFULLY TO DEMONSTRATE RESEARCH (5)
_____CENTRAL THEME OF PAPER IS CLEAR THROUGHOUT (5)
 
HYPOTHESES/RESEARCH QUESTIONS _________/10 POINTS
____LOGICAL ARGUMENTS LEADING TO CLEAR CONCLUSIONS (5)
____HYPOTHESES AND/OR RESEARCH QUESTIONS ARE IN LINE WITH                                    THEORY OR LITERATURE  (5)
 
APA STYLE USAGE AND GRAMMAR/15 POINTS ____________/15 points
____USES APA STYLE CORRECTLY—SPACING, TITLE PAGE, RUNNING HEAD (5)
____USES CITATIONS APPROPRIATELY & REFERENCE PAGE IS ACCORDING TO SPECIFIED GUIDELINES (5)
____GRAMMAR AND SENTENCE STRUCTURE CONTAIN FEW MISTAKES (5)
 
 
___________/100 Total Points for Paper