Syllabus Creation Rubric-BYU.xls - Language Links 2006 by linzhengnd

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									                                                              Syllabus Creation Rubric
   CATEGORY                       4 - Expert                      3 - Professional                       2 - Amateur                              1 - Novice
    Content               Expectations for academic          Expectations for academic            Expectations for academic            It is impossible to determine
                         performance and classroom          performance and classroom            performance and classroom             what a student must do (both
                          behavior are clearly stated    behavior are stated in the syllabus, behavior are addressed, but so                in terms of academic
                     (including the content of the course but what students must do to be       vaguely that it is difficult for a     performance and classroom
                      and the manner in which it will be   successful in the course is not    student to determine exactly what            behavior) in order to be
                     conducted). Conditions for student    always clear and some of the       must be done in order to succeed           successful in this course.
                     success are clear, and all elements elements required by the school                in this course.
                     required by the school are present.         are not addressed.

 Format & Design      The syllabus has an exceptionally The formatting and design of the The formatting and design of the The format and design of the
                       attractive and usable layout that syllabus makes it easy to read, but    syllabus is functional, but may syllabus is cluttered, cramped,
                          makes it possible to absorb     it is not always easy to locate all  appear busy or boring. Although   and/or confusing. It is often
                        information at a glance. White            important elements.         the most important elements are     difficult to locate and read
                       space, graphic elements, and/or                                        evident, one must search in order    even important elements.
                      alignment are used effectively to                                            to locate specific details.
                     organize material and make it easy
                         to locate specific information.

 Professionalism     The appearance, content, and style   The appearance, content, and      The appearance, content, and      The appearance, content, and
                        of the syllabus communicate     style of the syllabus communicate style of the syllabus communicate        style of the syllabus
                         extreme competence and             adequate competence and       mediocrity. There are 3-5 errors in communicate incompetence
                       professionalism. There are no      professionalism. There are 1-2  grammar, spelling, or punctuation. and a lack of professionalism.
                       errors in grammar, spelling, or    errors in grammar, spelling, or                                       There are many errors in
                                 punctuation.                       punctuation.                                                  grammar, spelling, or
                                                                                                                                       punctuation.
Quality, Interest, &      The teacher has made an         The teacher has tried to make the        The teacher has put lots of    The teacher has provided only
      Utility        exceptional attempt to personalize content of this syllabus engaging        information in the syllabus, but   minimal information in a dry
                     the content of this syllabus so that for those who will read it, but does    there is no attempt to make it     way, suggesting that the
                      is an engaging and useful tool for     not take full advantage of the    engaging or useful to students and teacher does not expect either
                     building relationships with students opportunity to use it as a tool for         parents in the future.      students or parents to use this
                       and parents. Relevant graphics, building relationships with parents                                            document in the future.
                        cartoons, or useful information              and students.
                        such as calendars have been
                                   included.

Overall Impression       The design, format, content,         The design, format, content,         The design, format, content,         The design, format, content,
  of the School        quality, and style of the syllabus   quality, and style of the syllabus    quality, and style of the syllabus       quality, and style of the
                        leave the reader with a stellar     leave the reader with a positive     leave the reader with a mediocre      syllabus leave the reader with
                          impression of the school.            impression of the school.             impression of the school.         an extremely poor impression
                                                                                                                                                of the school.
                                       Spanish 378 • 2008 • Cherice Montgomery • cherice_montgomery@byu.edu
Absences
Additional Resources & Information
Behavioral Expectations
CD or MP3 Players
Cheating/Plagiarism/Academic Integrity
Classroom Rules
Clean-up
Clothing (Hats, etc.)
Consequences for Misbehavior
Contact Information
Contact Times
Course Website
Finals
Food & Drink
Goals of the Course
Grading Procedures
Grading Scale
Help
Homework
Late Work Policy
Make-up Work Policy
Materials & Supplies
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