||Exemplary analysis and contribution
which encourages discussion, including references to other readings
or prior knowledge. Includes responses to questions posted in reply
to your initial posting.
||Proficient analysis and contribution
to the discussion - should encourage further discussion.
Lacking in analysis or relying on too much quoting of material.
||Incomplete. Postings are missing
or are completed after the unit ends; arguments are extremely weak
or incomprehensible; questions do not relate to the topic under
||Postings are timely and responsive
to other, offering thought provoking questions and designed to elicit
responses from classmates or deepen the discussion. Responding to
at least 2 initial postings made by classmates.
||Postings are too few in number or
are of a trivial "I agree" nature, arguments are weak
and unsupported, or there is an excessive quoting of material. Questions
are of a yes/no variety.
||Postings are missing or are completed
after the unit ends. Arguments are extremely weak or incomprehensible;
questions do not relate to the topic under discussion.