Evaluation

GRADED ASSIGNMENTS 

  1. Individual multimedia blog entry on World Without Oil 
  2. Multimedia presentation showing your point of view,which you will share with your group, posted to a  group blog, where you may freely argue your perspectives.
  3. Group web page that will act as a peak oil primer where you briefly explain the concept of peak oil, and showcase highlights of your individual perspectives.
  4. 2-3 page report on a Peak Oil forum that your group visited.
  5. Persuasive letter to be sent to the mayor and the Burlington Free Press with Peak Oil strategies.

 

Individual Perspective Rubric


Evaluation 

Beginning

1

Developing 

2

Accomplished 

3

Exemplary 

4

Score 

Score Possible 

Demonstrates knowledge of peak oil

Has no information about peak oil

Has little evidence of peak oil and some is incorrect

Has some evidence about peak oil but much is dated or biased

Has a well documented knowledge of state of peak oil and issues

 

10 pts 

Can discuss perspective of role using reliable and current research data

Can't discuss perspective of role selected and has no research based evidence.  

Demonstrates little interest in role selected. Has  only a couple of biased resources as research 

Can argue perspective but has little research or few resources that align to arguments stated. 

Even though personally may not support this perspective, can argue perspective using reliable resources.

 

 

20 pts 

Use of resources 

No resources used 

Uses only a few resources supplied by instructor 

Uses only resources supplied by instructor 

Uses resources provided by instructor but also resources found in own research of topic
 

 

20 pts 

Final Project 

Position is not well supported and does not reflect any use of  evidence. Only word processing with no graphics or links  

Position is supported but only word processed document with only clip art used  

Position is supported using multimedia to present information to the group but only clip art and no links used.
 

Position is well  supported and an interesting multimedia presentation is used to convince group of our point of view. Includes pictures and linked resources  

 

50 pts 


Group Rubric For Building Consensus

 

Evaluation 

Beginning 

1

Developing 

2

Accomplished 

3

Exemplary 

4

Score 

Score Possible 

Shared work load in setting up discussion area and resources

No participation 

Participation is rare  

Participates less than others and does not responds to prompts by others in the group 

Good participation and helps others in figuring out how to set up a Blog and invite their group and teacher into it

 

10 pts 

Responds to other perspective using reliable and current research data.  

Can't discuss perspective of role selected and has no research based evidence. 

Demonstrates little empathy for role selected. Has  only a couple of biased resources as research 

Can argue perspective but has little research or resources that align to arguments stated. 

Even though personally may not support this perspective, can argue perspective using reliable resources.

 

20 pts 

Participation in group discussion:
  

Rarely participates in consensus building

Does not make any compromises in  consensus building

Participates in consensus building but just gives in without defending point of view

Participates in consensus building and compromises while considering own point of view 

 

25 pts 

Shared work load for final project

 

No participation in final product 

Provided some feedback but added no information to final document  

Provided  feedback but added little information to final 

Provided feedback to others and was an active participant in developing final document.

 

25 pts