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Synopsis/Appraisal Paper Rubric
Course: NUR4440-F20-E1N:Research in Nursing (2021 Summer Term F)-13287

Criteria Advanced Proficient Developing Beginning Unsatisfactory
Criterion
Score

Introduction

: resources

used for

introduction

/ 5

Introduction

: importance

of the topic

/ 10

Synopsis:

what is

known and

not known

about the

study; gap

in

knowledge

study is

intended to

fill

/ 10

5 points

Outside

source used

Information

significantly
relevant to the
importance of

the topic

4.5 points

Outside

source used

Information

has some
relevancy to
the

importance of

the topic

4 points

Outside

source used

Information

has minimal
relevancy to
the

importance of

the topic

3.5 points

Outside

source used

Information

has no
relevancy to
the

importance of

the topic

0 points

No sources
beyond

information in

the article

10 points

Provides

significant,
relevant
information to
explain why

the topic is

important for

researchers to

explore

9 points

Provides

general
information to
explain why

the topic is

important for

researchers to

explore

8 points

Provides some
information to
explain why

the topic is

important for

researchers to

explore, but

mainly
focuses on the
findings of the
study under

appraisal

7 points

Focuses only
on the
findings of the
study under

appraisal

0 points

Importance of

the topic not
stated

10 points

All required
information is

provided and

accurate

9 points

One
deficiency in
required

information or

accuracy

8 points

Two
deficiencies in
required

information or

accuracy

7 points

Three
deficiencies in
required

information or

accuracy

6 points

Four or more
deficiencies in
required

information or

accuracy

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Criteria Advanced Proficient Developing Beginning Unsatisfactory
Criterion
Score

Synopsis:

research

design and

setting

/ 10

Synopsis:

sampling

/ 10

Synopsis:

how the

study was

done–

intervention

/ 10

Synopsis:

how the

study was

done–

measureme

nt tools

/ 10

10 points

All required
information is

provided and

accurate

9 points

One
deficiency in
required

information or

accuracy

8 points

Two
deficiencies in
required

information or

accuracy

7 points

Three
deficiencies in
required

information or

accuracy

6 points

Four or more
deficiencies in
required

information or

accuracy

10 points

All required
information is

provided and

accurate

9 points

One
deficiency in
required

information or

accuracy

8 points

Two
deficiencies in
required

information or

accuracy

7 points

Three
deficiencies in
required

information or

accuracy

6 points

Four or more
deficiencies in
required

information or

accuracy

10 points

All required
information is

provided and

accurate

9 points

One
deficiency in
required

information or

accuracy

8 points

Two
deficiencies in
required

information or

accuracy

7 points

Three
deficiencies in
required

information or

accuracy

6 points

Four or more
deficiencies in
required

information or

accuracy

10 points

All required
information is

provided and

accurate

9 points

One
deficiency in
required

information or

accuracy

8 points

Two
deficiencies in
required

information or

accuracy

7 points

1Three
deficiencies in
required

information or

accuracy

6 points

Four or more
deficiencies in
required

information or

accuracy

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Criteria Advanced Proficient Developing Beginning Unsatisfactory
Criterion
Score

Appraisal:

sampling

method,

inclusion

and

exclusion

criteria,

attrition/los

s to follow

up/response

rate

/ 20

Appraisal:

Treatment

fidelity

/ 20

Appraisal:

measureme

nt tools

reliability/va

lidity

/ 20

Appraisal:

results,

conclusions,

and

limitations

of the study

/ 20

20 points

Demonstrates

specific,
insightful, and
accurate
application of

class concepts

to the article

18 points

Demonstrates

general,
accurate
application of

class concepts

to the article

16 points

Demonstrates

a general, but
inaccurate,
application of

class concepts

to the article

14 points

Demonstrates

superficial
and/or
inaccurate
application of

class concepts

to article

10 points

Summarizes

article with no
attempt to
appraise

20 points

Demonstrates

specific,
insightful, and
accurate
application of

class concepts

to the article

18 points

Demonstrates

general,
accurate
application of

class concepts

to the article

16 points

Demonstrates

a general, but
inaccurate,
application of

class concepts

to the article

14 points

Demonstrates

superficial
and/or
inaccurate
application of

class concepts

to article

10 points

Summarizes

article with no
attempt to
appraise

20 points

Demonstrates

specific,
insightful, and
accurate
application of

class concepts

to the article

18 points

Demonstrates

general,
accurate
application of

class concepts

to the article

16 points

Demonstrates

a general, but
inaccurate,
application of

class concepts

to the article

14 points

Demonstrates

superficial
and/or
inaccurate
application of

class concepts

to article

10 points

Summarizes

article with no
attempt to
appraise

20 points

Demonstrates

specific,
insightful, and
accurate
analysis

18 points

Demonstrates

general,
accurate
analysis

16 points

Demonstrates

general, but
inaccurate,
analysis

14 points

Demonstrates

superficial
and/or
inaccurate
analysis

10 points

Summarizes

article with no
attempt to
analyze

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Criteria Advanced Proficient Developing Beginning Unsatisfactory
Criterion
Score

Conclusion:

nursing

implications

/ 20

Grammar,

Usage,

Mechanics,

and

Organizatio

n

/ 5

APA / 5

Originality

Scoring

/ 3

20 points

Demonstrates

specific,
insightful
analysis

18 points

Demonstrates

general
analysis

16 points

Demonstrates

a limited
analysis

14 points

Demonstrates

superficial
analysis

10 points

Summarizes

article with no
attempt to
analyze

5 points

Always uses
correct

grammar and

punctuation

Appropriate
sentence

structure and

word choice

that enhances

reader

understanding

Organization
represents

logical flow.

4.5 points

Mostly uses
correct

grammar and

punctuation

Some
inappropriate
sentence

structure or

word choice

that obscures

minor points
Organization
represents

logical flow.

4 points

Sometimes
uses correct

grammar and

punctuation

Some
inappropriate
sentence

structure or

word choice

that obscures

important
points
Organization
could be

improved.

3.5 points

Many
instances of
incorrect

grammar and

punctuation

Some
inappropriate
sentence

structure or

word choice

that obscures

important
points
Organization
makes flow

difficult to

follow.

3 points

Many
instances of
incorrect

grammar and

punctuation

Mostly
inappropriate
sentence

structure and

word choice

that

consistently
obscures
meaning
Organization
is repetitive.

5 points

0 or 1 unique
APA error

4.5 points

2 to 3 unique
APA errors

4 points

4 to 5 unique
APA errors

3.5 points

6 to 7 unique
APA errors

3 points

More than 7
unique APA

errors

3 points

<20%

matching for

TurnItIn

AND

no improper

paraphrasing,

per

instructor’s

analysis

0 points 0 points 0 points 0 points

More than

20% matching

for TurnItIn

OR

improper

paraphrasing,

per

instructor’s

analysis

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Total / 178

Overall Score

Advanced
163 points

minimum

Proficient
149 points

minimum

Developing
133 points

minimum

Beginning
125 points

minimum

Unsatisfactory
124 points

minimum

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