Geographic Perspectives on Sustainability and Human-Environment Systems

Grading Rubric


Learning Activity Grading Rubric 

Two parts for a total of 50 possible points per Learning Activity.

Part 1: Your post (maximum 40 points)

Description Points
1. Answers all questions and addresses all issues as described in the Learning Activity instructions. Provides adequate support for arguments made. 15
2. Includes, defines, and analyzes specific course concept(s) from the module, linking them to arguments made. 15
3. Expresses thoughts clearly. Uses proper spelling, grammar, and punctuation. 5
4. Ideas are thoughtful and original and integrate critical reflection on the topic at hand. 5

Part 2: Your comments on classmates' posts (maximum 10 points)

Description Points
1. Two comments to two different students are thoughtful, engaging, and respectful. 5
2. Comments include mention of what you wrote in your own post, what your peer wrote, and relevant course concepts. 3
3. Comments use proper spelling, grammar, and punctuation, and meet the length requirement (minimum 4-6 sentences each). 2