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Instructions

Reflecting on the information found in the videos from Week 1 Learning Materials, write a two-page paper about the fact the current health policy discussions are focused so heavily on cost and relatively little on quality.

 

Writing Assignment Rubric

Writing Assignment Rubric – 100 PointsCRITERIAExceeds ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsNeeds ImprovementInadequateTotal PointsContentDemonstrates an understanding of the subject matter and the assignment.

Clearly connects to analysis, case studies, and other illustrations of the subject or topic.

Robust incorporation of relevant evidence.

60 pointsDemonstrates moderate understanding of the subject matter and objectives of the assignment.

Somewhat confusing connection to analysis, case studies, or other illustrations of the subject or topics.

Limited incorporation of relevant evidence.

53 pointsDemonstrates some understanding of the subject matter and objectives of the assignment.

Somewhat confusing connections to analysis, case studies, or other illustrations of the subject or topics.

Moderate incorporation of relevant evidence.

47 pointsDemonstrates cursory understanding of the subject matter and objectives of the assignment.

Very confusing connections to analysis, case studies, or other of the subject or topics.

Minimal incorporation of relevant evidence.

41 points60OrganizationFocuses on ideas and concepts within paragraphs. Sentences are well-connected and meaningful.

Each topic logically follows the objective.

The introduction clearly states the objective or ideas leading to the purpose of the paper, and there is a sound conclusion that draws the ideas together.

15 pointsFocuses on ideas and concepts within paragraphs but at times is confusing.

Topics/content are not organized in a logical manner in some areas.

Transitions from one idea to the next are sometimes disconnected and/or uneven.

13 pointsParagraphs minimally focus around a central point, and concepts are somewhat disjointedly introduced or not well-defended.

Logical flow is sometimes or often lacking.

Transitions are sometimes disconnected and/or uneven.

11 pointsParagraphs do not focus around a central point, and concepts are disjointedly introduced or poorly defended.

Logical flow is often lacking.

Transitions are often disconnected and/or uneven.

10 points15Clarity and Style (Spelling, Grammar, and Punctuation)Few to no errors in writing mechanics, spelling, and grammar.

15 pointsFew to several errors in writing mechanics, spelling, or grammar.

13 pointsSeveral to many errors in writing mechanics, spelling, or grammar.

11 pointsMany errors in writing mechanics, spelling, or grammar.

10 points15APA FormatFew to no errors in APA formatting, including margins, spacing, pagination, headings, headers, citations, and references, according to the specified citation manual.

10 pointsFew to several errors in APA formatting, including margins, spacing, pagination, headings, headers, citations, and references, according to the specified citation manual.

8 pointsSeveral to many errors in APA formatting, including margins, spacing, pagination, headings, headers, citations, and references, according to the specified citation manual.

7 pointsMany errors in APA formatting, including margins, spacing, pagination, headings, headers, citations, and references, according to the specified citation manual.

6 points10Total points100