Choose one of the following prompts to answer in your thread.
|Criteria||Points Possible||Points Earned|
|Thread: Key Components||0 to 15 points
All key components of the discussion board question are answered correctly in a new thread.
|Thread: Organization||0 to 5 points
There is an organized, logical flow to the post.
|Thread: Major Points||0 to 5 points
Major points are stated clearly and are supported by outside research, logic, or pertinent examples. The thread includes 1 biblical integration.
|Thread: Communication||0 to 5 points
The thread meets the source requirement (2 sources other than the textbook) and the length requirement (400–500 words).
|Thread: Spelling and Grammar||0 to 3 points
Spelling and grammar (including punctuation and current APA formatting) are correct.
|Replies: Contribution||0 to 5 points
Each reply contains thoughtful analysis of points made in thread (considering assumptions, analyzing implications, comparing/contrasting concepts, and/or distinguishing areas of agreement/disagreement).
|Replies: Insight and Research||0 to 5 points
Each reply adds additional insight to the discussion with outside research, logic, and/or examples (pertinent conceptual and/or personal examples are acceptable). Each reply includes 1 biblical integration and at least 2 sources other than the textbook.
|Replies: Word Count||0 to 4 points
Length requirement (250–300 words each) for 2 replies is met.
|Replies: Spelling and Grammar||0 to 3 points
Proper spelling and grammar are used (including punctuation and current APA formatting).
Group Discussion Board Forum Grading Rubric