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Digital Polarization Rubric
Digital Polarization Rubric
Criteria Ratings Pts
Choice of Question
Did you choose a question about which there is currently misinformation or a lack of information? Your completed assignment should show that the question is either matter of some disagreement or an issue on which there is no significant disagreement, but about which there is significant misinformation on the web.
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10.0 pts
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Quality of Explanation
In answering the question do you write with clarity while still showing the level of nuance the subject requires?
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pts
20.0 pts
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Quality of Sourcing
Do you source your support for the answer through the appropriate use of hyperlinks? Are your sources reliable, and do they tap into relevant expertise in the field? For statistical questions do you note both the source of the statistics and any relevant information about how they were collected and by whom?
threshold: pts
pts
25.0 pts
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Breadth of Sourcing
Do you use a variety of sources, old and new, to show the points of scholarly consensus and disagreement? For statistical questions, do you provide multiple sources if required and available?
threshold: pts
pts
25.0 pts
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Writing Style
Does your answer project authority through use of proper grammar, clear writing, and freedom from spelling errors? Where possible, do you make use of properly cited images, videos, and other media? Do you maintain a neutral, unemotional tone throughout?
threshold: pts
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20.0 pts
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Total Points: 100.0 out of 100.0