Criteria for WAC Student Award
The WAC Awards Subcommittee will use the Student Rubric as a guide to
selecting the winners of the
Student Writing Across the Curriculum Award.
|Depth of understanding
||Writing assignments exhibit a full understanding of the
||Writing assignment exhibits a firm understanding of the
||Writing assignment exhibits an average level of understanding
of the course content.
||Very original presentation of material. Captures the
||Some originality apparent. Held audience's attention for
most of the paper.
||Low level of creativity; mostly presented facts with little
||Writing assignment looks beyond the scope of the problem and
relates the content to the designated audience.
||Writing assignment attempts to look beyond the scope of the
problem and relate the content to the designated audience.
||Writing assignment does little to look beyond the scope of
the problem or relate the content to the designated audience.
||Thesis clearly stated and developed; specific examples are
appropriate and clearly develop thesis; conclusion is clear; shows
control; flows together well; good transitions; succinct but not choppy;
||Most information presented in a logical sequence; generally
very well organized but better transitions from idea to idea needed.
||Concept and ideas are more loosely connected; needs better
transitions; flow and organization may be a bit choppy.