Scoring Rubric for Community Assessment Practicum Assignment

 

Criteria

7-10 points

Excellent

5-7 points

Average

0-4 points

Poor

Area Identified

· Name of community

· Geographic location of the community

· State or territory

· Rural, urban

· Map included

Clear, concise and complete

Clearly sets a location for the community

Map included of community

Map included, but location information is incomplete, either on map or in slide notes Missing a map and/or location information
Community Core

· History

· Ethnicity and Culture

· Religion

· Demographics

All 4 sections are thoroughly researched, reviews relevant literature with no gaps in topic coverage

For each section, research is obtained that relates as close to the defined community as possible

(ie. For a town county data is often more valuable than state or national data)

Partially reviews the 4 sections; reviews relevant literature with some gaps in topic coverage; 1 or more sections with limited information

Analysis is unclear in some areas

Local data not obtained when it is available to the general public

1 or more sections are missing

Analysis is confusing and incomplete

Subsystems of the Community

· Physical Environment

· Health and Social Services

· Economy and Safety

· Transportation

· Politics and Government

· Local Public Health

· Education

· Recreation

All 8 sections are thoroughly researched, reviews relevant literature with no gaps in topic coverage

For each section, research is obtained that relates as close to the defined community as possible

(ie. For a neighborhood city or county data is often more valuable than state or national data)

Partially reviews the 8 sections; reviews relevant literature with some gaps in topic coverage; 1 or more sections with limited information

Analysis is unclear in some areas

Local data not obtained when it is available to the general public

1 or more sections are missing

Analysis is confusing and incomplete

Interviews

· 2-3 interviews minimum requirement

· Interviews of stakeholders preferred

 

· Stakeholder: persons with a vested interest in the community such as long-term residents, business owners and government officials

· Stakeholders provide different points of view than persons who only work in a community or who just moved in

At least 2 interviews are obtained

Information on the participants is included (age, sex, work, length of residence etc. )

Interview information is not combined: it is easy in the final project to see the statements of each person interviewed

At least 1 stakeholder interview included

At least 2 interviews were obtained, but unable to see the statements of each person interviewed

 

Information on participants not included

No stakeholder interviews included

Difficult to understand; wording is inconsistent and confusing

Under 2 interviews included
Analysis

· Based on the assessment

· Strengths of the community

· Challenges of the community

· Health needs of the community

Group perceptions included that are analytic and logical

Identifies and describes strengths, challenges and/or health needs of the community that are related to information obtained in the community assessment

Briefly identifies and describes strengths, challenges and/or health needs

Links to information in the windshield survey are unclear

Some major strengths/challenges/needs identified in community assessment are not discussed

Analysis is missing

Not linked to information obtained in the community assessment

Uses Scholarly Sources:

· Assessment data from primary or scholarly/government source; best sources of evidence available

General

· Assignment is readable, makes sense, and the plan is practical and realistic

· All assignment requirements are included

· Is written in correct format

· Slide notes accompany each slide, explaining the presented content.

· Regardless of style: all resources are required to be listed in APA format

 

Multiple scholarly sources used for highest level of evidence

In-text/on slide citations consistently seen in final work for source data

Images and tables improve comprehension of topic

No errors in usage, capitalization, punctuation and spelling

No errors in APA formatting, in-text or on- screen citations and reference page

Slide notes given for all slides except title pages

Few scholarly sources used

in-text/on slide citations missing in many cases

Few images used

Some errors in usage, capitalization, punctuation and spelling but does not interfere with reading/understanding

1-2 errors in APA formatting, in-text or on-screen citations and reference page

Many slides missing slide notes, or slide notes are incomplete and only partially address the content presented on the slide

Did not use scholarly resources and does not reference most of the sources used in the work

Images cover text on slides or are inappropriately used

Text is too small or difficult to read

APA is not correctly used in format or citations

Multiple spelling or grammar errors

No slide notes attached