A2 submissions will be assessed in accordance with the General Grading Rubric for Written Assignments presented in the Course Syllabus and the A2 Guidelines and Scoring Rubric (see below).
Assignment 2 Guidelines and Scoring Rubric
Assignment 2: Based on the information provided in Dax’s Case and the criteria Buchanan & Brock propose, what sort of procedures or tests should we conduct to determine if Dax is competent?
Scores: This assignment is worth up to 50 course points, where
50/50 is equivalent to 100%, i.e., A+;
48/50 is equivalent to 96%, i.e., A;
46/50 is equivalent to 92%, i.e., A-;
44/50 is equivalent to 88%, i.e., B+;
42/50 is equivalent to 84%, i.e., B; and
40/50 is equivalent to 80%, i.e., B-.
38/50 is equivalent to 76%, i.e., C;
36/50 is equivalent to 72%, i.e., C-;
34/50 is equivalent to 68%, i.e., D+;
32/50 is equivalent to 64%, i.e., D;
30/50 is equivalent to 60%, i.e., D-; and
Scores will be assessed on the basis of seven criteria with criteria (1)-(3) being the major criteria.
Presentation of Buchanan and Brock’s decision-relative conception of competence;
Presentation of criteria Buchanan and Brock propose;
Presentation and discussion of relevant information concerning Dax’s case;
Sufficiently developed, clear, grammatically correct writing;
Direct engagement with the text in your discussion of both (1) and (2). The best responses for written assignments pertaining to assigned readings bring close attention to specific passages and wording given in the text. The best responses also engage with these passages and explain them and any technical terminology the text utilizes;
Effective use of references. ****Please include a page reference, e.g., (Buchanan and Brock, 333), each time you use or mention words or ideas from the reading. *** Please, also, use a reference whenever using or mentioning the words or ideas from the film or the lecture, e.g., (Buchanan and Brock Lecture, Part II). And, in the event that you use or mention the words or ideas from any other sources (which is permitted but not required for discussions of procedures and tests in the last part of this particular assignment), please include either a page reference similar to the one given above or as informative of a reference as is possible given the source being used or mentioned; and
Inclusion of full bibliographical information for any work cited in-text at the end of your assignment in a list of works cited.