Rubric

NR439 Research Designs Assignment Rubric
NR439 Research Designs Assignment Rubric
Criteria Ratings Pts
Introduction

Write a paragraph introduction incorporating your learning and using mostly your own words to summarize:
a) The need for nursing research.
b) The importance for nurses to understand the basic principles of research.
c) The purpose of your paper.

32.0 pts

Thoroughly summarizes criteria in the first column. Excellent details are provided.

28.0 pts

Mostly summarizes criteria in the first column or one criteria lacks details or is missing.

25.0 pts

Minimally summarizes criteria from first the column or two criteria lack details or is missing.

11.0 pts

Poorly summarizes criteria from the first column or all criteria lack details.

0.0 pts

All criteria from the first column are missing.
32.0 pts
Quantitative Research

Write a paragraph incorporating your learning and using mostly your own words to summarize:
a) The importance of quantitative research.
b) One type of quantitative design; explain one important feature of this type of design.
c) How quantitative research can help improve nursing practice.

34.0 pts

Thoroughly summarizes criteria in the first column. Excellent details are provided.

30.0 pts

Mostly summarizes criteria in the first column or one criteria lacks details or is missing.

27.0 pts

Minimally summarizes criteria from first the column or two criteria lack details or is missing.

13.0 pts

Poorly summarizes criteria from the first column or all criteria lack details.

0.0 pts

All criteria from the first column are missing.
34.0 pts
Qualitative Research

Write a paragraph incorporating your learning and using mostly your own words to summarize:
a) The importance of qualitative research.
b) One type of qualitative design; explain one important feature of this type of design.
c) How qualitative research can help improve nursing practice.

34.0 pts

Thoroughly summarizes criteria in the first column. Excellent details are provided.

30.0 pts

Mostly summarizes criteria in the first column or one criteria lacks details or is missing.

27.0 pts

Minimally summarizes criteria from first the column or two criteria lack details or is missing.

13.0 pts

Poorly summarizes criteria from the first column or all criteria lack details.

0.0 pts

All criteria from the first column are missing.
34.0 pts
Research Sampling

Write a paragraph incorporating your learning and using mostly your own words to summarize:
a) What is sampling and why is sampling important.
b) One sampling strategy used in quantitative research.
c) One other sampling strategy that you learned.

34.0 pts

Thoroughly summarizes all criteria in the first column. Thorough details are provided.

30.0 pts

Mostly summarizes criteria in the first column or one criteria lacks details or is missing.

27.0 pts

Minimally summarizes criteria from the first column or two criteria lack details or is missing.

13.0 pts

Vaguely summarizes all criteria from the first column or all criteria lack details.

0.0 pts

All criteria from the first column are missing.
34.0 pts
Credible Nursing Practice

Write a paragraph incorporating your learning and using mostly your own words to summarize:
a) How research can help to make nursing practice safer.
b) Why research is critical for creating an evidence-based nursing practice.

34.0 pts

Thoroughly summarizes criteria in the first column. Thorough details are provided.

30.0 pts

Mostly summarizes criteria in the first column. Good details.

27.0 pts

Minimally summarizes criteria in the first column or one criteria lack details or is missing.

13.0 pts

Poorly summarizes criteria from the first column or both criteria lack details.

0.0 pts

Both criteria from the first column are missing.
34.0 pts
Conclusion

Write a short, concise, thorough summary of the main points of the paper.

32.0 pts

Summarizes a short, concise, thorough summary of the main points of the paper.

28.0 pts

Mostly summarizes the main points of the paper. Good details.

25.0 pts

Writes a vague summary of the paper. Fair details.

11.0 pts

Writes a poor summary of the paper. Poor details.

0.0 pts

Did not sufficiently provide any of the conclusion criteria or conclusion not discussed.
32.0 pts
Scholarly Writing, Mechanics, Organization, Spelling, Sentence Structure, Grammar.

8.0 pts

Excellent scholarly writing, mechanics, organization, spelling, sentence structure, grammar. No errors noted.

6.0 pts

Good writing, mechanics, organization, spelling, sentence structure, grammar. A few errors.

3.0 pts

Fair writing, mechanics, organization, Spelling, sentence structure, grammar. Some errors noted.

2.0 pts

Poor writing, mechanics, organization, spelling sentence structure, grammar. Many errors noted.

0.0 pts

Very poor writing, mechanics, and organization. Errors throughout are noted. Writing is difficult to understand or follow.
8.0 pts
APA Formatting

8.0 pts

Excellent APA formatting with no errors. Uses mostly own words. No more than 2 direct quotes used.

6.0 pts

Good APA formatting with a few errors noted. Three direct quotes used.

3.0 pts

Fair APA formatting with some errors noted. Four direct quotes used.

2.0 pts

Poor APA formatting with many errors noted. Five or more direct quotes used.

0.0 pts

Very poor APA with errors noted throughout.
8.0 pts
Supporting Evidence

Uses 2 or more relevant scholarly sources to support writing. Textbooks should not be used.

9.0 pts

Uses 2 or more relevant scholarly sources to support writing. Textbooks are not used.

5.0 pts

Uses at least 1 relevant scholarly source to support writing.

0.0 pts

No relevant scholarly sources provided.
9.0 pts
Late Deduction

0.0 pts

0 points deducted
Submitted on time

0.0 pts

Not submitted on time – Points deducted
1 day late =11.25 deduction; 2 days=22.5 deduction; 3 days=33.75 deduction; 4 days =45 deduction; 5 days = 56.25 deduction; 6 days =67.5 deduction; 7 days =78.75 deduction; Score of 0 if more than 7 days late
0.0 pts
Total Points: 225.0