| CATEGORY|| 4|| 3|| 2|| 1|
| What I learned||Topic is clearly explained in the author's own words and addressing all major concepts.|
Attribution is given when quoting from a source.
|Topic is clearly explained in the author's own words and addressing most concepts.|
Attribution is missing when quoting from a source.
|Topic is poorly explained and some concepts are missing.||Topic is explained at a superficial level missing important concepts.|
| Difficulties||Identifies a specific area of concern and explains the difficulty in detail.||Identifies a specific area of concern and offers an explanation of the difficulty.|| Explains general difficulties superficially.||Identifies general difficulties.|
|Reflects in depth on own work addressing strengths and weaknesses and provides an example. ||Reflects well on work addressing strengths and/or weaknesses. An example is provided.||Reflects on work superficially. Either strengths or weaknesses are missing. An example is provided.||Reflects on work without providing a concrete example.|
| Posting Deadline||The posting was made by the deadline. || The posting was made one day after deadline.|| The posting was made 2 days after deadline.|| The posting was made 3 days after deadline.|
|Comments Deadline|| The comments were made by the deadline.||The comments were made within one day after deadline||The comments were made 2 days after deadline.|| The comments were made 3 days after deadline.|
| Writing Comments||Comments are constructive and lead to improvement of posting and/or recognition of specific items is made.||Comments are constructive but offer no specific recognition or ideas for improvement.||Comments are somehow constructive. ||Comments are superficial.|
|Response to Comments||Author responds to opinions and/or suggestions made in comments within one day of reading comments.||Author responds to opinions and/or suggestions made in comments one day after reading comments.|| Author responds to opinions but does not address suggestions.|| Author does not address comments.|
| Application||The example indicates an ability to relate concepts to everyday situations in depth.||The example indicates an ability to somehow relate concepts to everyday situations.|| The example makes minimal reference to concepts.||The example does not make reference to concepts.|