honors spirit of task; exceptional quality and insight; a rare and valuable contribution to our understanding
honors spirit of task; 100% complete; "model"
100% on time
convincingly on target with the purpose of the task; evidence of growth; the learning is difficult to refute; worthy contribution to our understanding; reader not distracted by errors of grammar, spelling, punctuation
what's missing may not be missed; accurate; on target with regard to what was to be produced; seamless; a whole product
almost always on time; rare but forgivable tardiness
absent less than 1 session
outstanding; facilitates/promotes conversation focused on the goal
absent 1 session
well-above average; actively helps move group toward goal
competent and worthy; provides credible evidence of learning and growth; may not completely honor spirit of task; perhaps an "off-day"; errors of grammar, spelling, punctuation distract the reader
moderate shortcomings; minor elements missing; affects instructor's ability to see the product as a whole
late enough or often enough to attract instructor's notice; not necessarily chronic
absent less than 3 sessions
reliable, steady worker; would inconvenience group if they had to do without you, but they would do without you; conversation remains on topic and is not extraneous; cell phone or beeper interrupts class or a student presentation
barely passable; only enough to get by; little evidence of proofreading
barely sufficient; least you could do and justify
most tasks late or some excessively late; chronic?
undergraduate level/quality; unsophisticated; exhibits or depends little or none on course content or concepts
evidence of learning or growth insufficient to "convict"
excessively or repeatedly late
absent 3 sessions
weak or minimal participation; passive; side-tracks group; doesn't share roles or responsibilities
difficult to recognize as the assigned task or not turned in at all
absent more than 3 sessions
non-participating; counter-productive; destructive; demeaning to others
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