Rubric for 2180 Critical Thinking Project Part 1
Rubric (wiki help)
1: due Thursday, September 19, 11:59 PM (30 points) (Goode Ch. 1, 2, and 6)
1 of the critical thinking project requires you to begin researching the drug on which
you will focus.
you are on your way to building a wiki (web) site focusing on the drug you've
selected. The first step is focusing on the core issues and concepts we are
discussing in class. Defining something as a drug and understanding the significance
of the idea of "drugs" being "social constructs." So, in this first part of your project, you need to discuss these issues
Part One Assignment:
- Go to the page you created for part 1. Make sure the link from your personal page to this part 1 page is working and insure you have a link on this part 1 page back to your personal page and your part 2 and 3 pages.
- Discuss the general definitions and issues surrounding
your drug. Rely on reputable studies, articles,
and books. Websites that meet the criteria for reputable
work (or here ) can also be used. This information should be presented as summative report
in the wiki. Be sure you have a working link from your personal page to this part 1 page and a link on this part one page back to your personal page.
- Discuss relevant theories of use of your
drug focusing on and succinctly describing theories from chapter 6 (you must include one sociological theory).
your analysis with clear, well-reasoned evidence and include at least one relevant, peer-reviewed article from a sociological journal to support your discussion (you'll need to provide a brief synopsis of this article and explain how it fits into your analysis. Rely on reputable studies, articles, and books. Websites
that meet the criteria for reputable
work (or here)
can also be used.
Your analysis should be placed on its own page on the wiki, be linked to from your part one page and have a link back to your part one page, and be
the equivalent of about 250 words (one page).
- Add another page, appropriately linked, based on information concerning the effects of your drug.
Rely on reputable studies, articles, and books. Websites that meet the
criteria for reputable
work (or here ) can also be used. Your analysis should be placed on its own page on the wiki, make sure this page is linked to and from your part 1 page, and be
the equivalent of about 250 words (one page).
Part One of the project should be the equivalent of about 500 words (2 double-spaced
pages). This is the beginning of creating
a "web site" about your drug--you'll be continuing on with this
project throughout parts 2 and 3.) Do
not attach Word documents and the like--do your work on the wiki page, use
the wiki to display your ideas and your research work--write your essays
as wiki pages.
For help, see Prof. Keel's Panopto tutorial, "Working in a Wiki" in the Wiki Help folder in the Critical Thinking Project and the Help and Resources areas of the class MyGateway
also, the tutorials for working in a wiki in the "Wiki Help" folder
in the class MyGateway
site's "Critical Thinking Project" and the "Help and Resources" areas. See
integrity statement and TurnItin
information. Be sure to correctly cite all information used from research
resources (in-text citations and a list of references for each page) using
the ASA manuscript
submission guide (local copy
with web citation guidelines or a full version of the
ASA Style Guide).
Rubric Scoring for this part of the project
- Be sure
to complete the "E-mail Feedback Consent." You can find the e-mail
feedback consent "test" in the Critical Thinking Project area of the class MyGateway
- Until you give consent, you will have to visit Prof. Keel or a TA to receive
full feedback on the project.
Evaluation Criteria for Written Work and Critical Thinking
Part 1: 30
pts. Total (2 pages, 500 words, per person) broken down as follows:
|Part one page: General definitions &
issues (linked to from personal page and linked back to personal page)
|Theories of use discussion (including at least one sociological theory)(new page linked to part one page)
|Supporting theory of use article (synopsis and rationale)
|Documented discussion of drug effects (new page linked to part one page)
|Wiki organization, (all pages linked together, use of hyperlinks and images, overall presentation)
|Spelling/grammar/appropriate citations and references
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