Unit VII Research Paper MSL 6040
|PAPER TYPE||RESEARCH PAPER|
|# OF SOURCES||4|
|# OF PAGES & WORD COUNT||3≈ 825 WORDS|
In this unit, we discussed 360-degree feedback. During this assignment, you will take this concept a step further and research best practices. Additionally, you will consider how you can use them as a part of your professional career.
Start by researching best practices for 360-degree feedback, and research how leaders/organizations implement it. Then, begin to consider how you would like to handle feedback with your own subordinates.
Your research paper should meet the following criteria:
Your research paper should be a minimum of three pages in length, not counting the title and reference pages. You are required to use at least three outside sources to support your ideas, one of which must be from the CSU Online Library. All sources used must be cited and referenced according to APA style.
This assignment uses a grading rubric. Please study the grading criteria before you start writing the paper,
Levels of Assessment
(Far Exceeds Standard)
|Organization||The research paper lacks logical organization. It shows some coherence but ideas lack unity. Serious errors.||The research paper is coherent and logically organized. Some points remain misplaced and stray from the topic.|
Transitions evident but not used throughout the research paper.
|The research paper is coherent and logically organized with transitions used between ideas and paragraphs to create coherence. Overall unity of ideas is present.||The research paper shows high degree of attention to logic and reasoning of points. Unity clearly leads the reader to the conclusion and stirs thought regarding the topic.|
|Level of Content||Shows some thinking and reasoning but most ideas are underdeveloped and unoriginal.||Content indicates thinking and reasoning applied with original thought on a few ideas.||Content indicates original thinking and develops ideas with sufficient and firm evidence.||Content indicates synthesis of ideas, in- depth analysis and evidences original thought and support for the topic.|
|Development||Main points lack detailed development. Ideas are vague with little evidence of critical thinking.||Main points are present with limited detail and development. Some critical thinking is present.||Main points well developed with quality supporting details and quantity. Critical thinking is weaved into points||Main points well developed with high quality and quantity support. Reveals high degree of critical thinking.|
|Grammar & Mechanics||Spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors create distraction, making reading difficult; fragments, comma splices, run-ons evident.|
Errors are frequent.
|Most spelling, punctuation, and grammar correct allowing reader to progress though the research paper. Some errors remain.||The research paper has few spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors allowing reader to follow ideas clearly. Very few fragments or run-ons.||The research paper is free of distracting spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors; absent of fragments, comma splices, and run-ons.|
|Style||Mostly in elementary form with little or no variety in sentence structure, diction, rhetorical devices or emphasis.||Approaches college level usage of some variety in sentence patterns, diction, and rhetorical devices.||Attains college level style; tone is appropriate and rhetorical devices used to enhance content; sentence variety used effectively.||Shows outstanding style going beyond usual college level; rhetorical devices and tone used effectively; creative use of sentence structure and coordination|
|Format||Fails to follow format and assignment requirements; incorrect margins, spacing and indentation; neatness of the research paper needs attention.||Meets format and assignment requirements; generally correct margins, spacing, and indentations; the research paper is neat but may have some assembly errors.||Meets format and assignment requirements; margins, spacing, and indentations are correct; the research paper is neat and correctly assembled.||Meets all formal and assignment requirements and evidences attention to detail; all margins, spacing and indentations are correct; the research paper is neat and correctly assembled with professional look.|