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Proposal Rubric (Fall 2018)
Proposal Rubric (Fall 2018)
Criteria Ratings Pts
Specific funding agency identified, with link to specific initiative or agency mission
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3.0 pts
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Title engages proposal reviewer's interest, indicates issue proposal addresses, and previews new research proposed
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3.0 pts
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PROBLEM STATEMENT: 1) explains project exigence by clearly explaining the gap, misconception, outdated idea, or new phenomenon the project will address, 2) connects this to funding agency's mission/initiatives, and 3) references existing research to support claims made about problem
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25.0 pts
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PROBLEM STATEMENT: Poses research question(s) that address the problem
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10.0 pts
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RESEARCH PLAN: Describes specific methods used to answer research questions
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5.0 pts
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RESEARCH PLAN: Describes specific SCU site where research will be conducted, referencing local sources to provide relevant background information
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10.0 pts
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RESEARCH PLAN: Explains HOW methods will be used in research site, addressing ethical and practical challenges associated with methods and site
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10.0 pts
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SIGNIFICANCE: Explains clearly 1) knowledge the proposed research will contribute and 2) how it will benefit specific stakeholders
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10.0 pts
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Documents sources ethically, professionally, and consistently, using the citation system of your choice (MLA, APA, Chicago, etc)
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10.0 pts
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Proposal is organized effectively, logically persuading readers through its ordering and expression of ideas of the nature of the problem and the significance of your solution
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10.0 pts
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Writing is polished, coherent, and generically-appropriate in form and style for the proposal genre, showing evidence of revision and editing
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15.0 pts
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Total Points: 111.0 out of 111.0