This page contains descriptions of the discussion and assignment evaluation criteria for the first half of the course. The second half descriptions will be posted at the four week point.

Discussion Board Rubric (Use this for all discussion entries).

Full points

Deduction of up to 25% of points

Deduction of 50% of points

The initial response to the teacher's question was timely, well thought out and considered the lecture material presented with the quest ion..  The student also replied to other students as required for the question.

Grammar and punctuation was considered.

Reply to other students was missing—if two replies were required, only one was presented. OR the replies you gave contained little substance.

 

Grammar and punctuation was considered.

No reply was posted to other students when requested.

Assignments Rubric

Assignment Exceptional Good Not Acceptable
Job Search Evidence of having read the assignment is clear; listing of two or three of the jobs you found by listing the job title, short description, desired qualifications, and pay scale if noted. Posting was on time. Listing of two sites, following directions to add almost all of the criteria requested Listing of sites with no link to them and no information as requested.
Director Animation An original idea has been successfully animated, published as a shockwave file and posted to the discussion area. The animation has at least two different story choices and a successful quit scheme. (posted on time) A simple idea has been successfully animated and posted to the discussion area in .dir format At least two different choices are available. A simple animation with no choices has been published to the discussion forum
Navigation Chart for Portfolio Chart is clear and shows the concepts discussed in the lectures. The perspective of the user has been considered. Chart screens contain global links; links to at least three areas plus a resume. Turned in on time. Chart is clear and shows the concepts discussed in the lectures. The perspective of the user has been considered. Some of the areas requested are described. Chart does not follow directions in the lecture and areas are not shown.
Usability Tests The tests were accomplished according to descriptions in the lecture. Results were published in the discussion area and comments about why you thought this worked or not, were available. Completed on time. The tests were accomplished according to descriptions in the lecture. Results were published in the discussion area.  
Interface Image Photoshop image has all elements defined in the lecture. The image has everything on separate layers, is clear and easy to read and has professional quality graphics.

Photoshop Image has all elements defined in the lecture. Graphic Design is clear and easy to read.

Photoshop image has all elements defined in the lecture but is not easy to read and graphic design shows very little design effort.
Director Portfolio Portfolio areas have been developed with an effective navigation system. At least one item has been place in each of two areas selected from the optional list of portfolio content areas. A brief resume page has been completed along with a closing screen element. The Portfolio interface has been developed with navigation that works and contains at least two different areas of content with a closing screen. Interface image exists with no navigation in Director attempted.
Web Brainstorm and Outline Documentation of a clear outline developed from a brainstormed list of content information, which was created with a client, has been turned in via email. An outline has been created that makes navigational sense and can be developed into a web site. This has been submitted via email. An outline has been submitted with no evidence of brainstorm activity having been accomplished.
Web Site Assignment

A three to five page website has been posted which includes:

  1. use of a table
  2. all four types of links: relative, absolute, mailto and anchors
  3. image identity on all pages
  4. redundant text menu on all pages

Color scheme, content and usability were fully developed and followed information contained in the weekly units.

 

Several pages of a three to five page site were developed that contained at least 3 of the 4 required items and usability was considered as defined in the weekly units. Several pages were developed with little consideration for effective use of color and only containing a couple of the required items.