Grading

 

This project will be assessed in relation to the following points:

a.Purpose of the project

b.The script

c.Audio narration

d.Images

e.Choice of software

f.Choice of content

g.Mechanics

 

Source:

Grading Rubric for Student Digital Storytelling Project. Retrieved from http://digitalstorytelling.coe.uh.edu/archive/DS-Project-Guidelines-2010.html

 

DIGITAL STORYTELLING
PROJECT
Outstanding Good Average Poor No Credit  
1. Purpose of the Project

 

Establishes a purpose early on and maintains a clear focus throughout. Establishes a purpose early on and maintains focus for most of the project. There are a few lapses in focus, but the purpose is fairly clear. It is difficult to understand the full purpose of the project. No purpose is included or the project was not submitted.  
   
2. The Script is Well Written and Establishes a Meaningful Purpose for the Story and Maintains a Clear Focus Throughout Until Reaching a Logical Conclusion The script is extremely well written and contains all of the required elements, including a meaningful purpose, clear focus and logical conclusion. The script is well written and contains all of the required elements, including a meaningful purpose, clear focus and logical conclusion. The script is written in an adequate manner and contains most of the required elements, including a meaningful purpose, clear focus and logical conclusion. However, with additional effort, it could be even better. The script is poorly written lacks a meaningful purpose, clear focus and logical conclusion. Additional work on the script is definitely needed. The script was poorly written and does not contain the required elements, or no final project was submitted.  
   
3. Audio Narration was of High Quality and Loud Enough to be Heard Clearly; and Music, if used, was Mixed at the Right Level and Appropriate for the Content of the Project

 

The project contains excellent high-quality audio narration that can be clearly heard and understood. In addition, if music was used, it was mixed at the correct level and perfectly complemented the content of the project. The project contains good -quality audio narration that can be clearly heard and understood. In addition, the music was mixed at a good level and nicely complemented the content of the project. The project contains fair -quality audio narration that could be improved with additional effort. The mixing of the music could also be improved so that it can adequately complement the content of the project. The project contains poor -quality audio narration that need a significant amount of additional effort. In addition, the music was not mixed at the correct level so it did not complement the content of the project. The audio narration was difficult to understand needs to be re-recorded. In addition, the music was not mixed at the proper level or was not appropriate for the project; or no final project was submitted.  
   
4. Project Includes Clear, Well Focused, Well Exposed Images Taken with a Digital Camera and/or Downloaded from the Web

 

The images used in the project demonstrate excellent proficiency using a digital camera and downloading images from the Web. The images used in the project demonstrate good proficiency using a digital camera and downloading images from the Web. The images used in the project demonstrate average proficiency using a digital camera and downloading images from the Web. The images used in the project demonstrate poor proficiency using a digital camera and downloading images from the Web. The images used in the project demonstrate no proficiency using a digital camera and downloading images from the Web, or the project was not submitted.  
   
5. Project Includes Some Digital Images that Were Created with or Clearly Improved through the Use of Digital Image Editing Software

 

The images used in the project demonstrate excellent proficiency using digital image editing software. The images used in the project demonstrate good proficiency using digital image editing software. The images used in the project demonstrate average proficiency using digital image editing software. The images used in the project demonstrate poor proficiency using digital image editing software. The images used in the project demonstrate no proficiency using digital image editing software, or the project was not submitted.  
   
6. Choice of Software Programs Used to Create the Final Project Were Used Effectively and Appropriate for the Content

 

The project demonstrates that the software used was appropriate and presented the content in an excellent manner. The project demonstrates that the software used was appropriate and presented the content well. The project demonstrates that the software used was mostly appropriate and presented the content adequately. The project demonstrates that the software used was not really appropriate and the content was poorly presented. Additional work on the project is definitely needed. The software used was inappropriate for the project and the content was not adequately presented, or no final project was submitted.  
   
7. Choice of Content is Appropriate for the Topic and Contains an Instructional Component

 

The content used in creating the project demonstrates an excellent connection to the topic and could easily be used in an instructional setting. The content used in creating the project demonstrates a good connection to the topic and could be used in an instructional setting. The content used in creating the project demonstrates a fair connection to the topic and probably could be used in an instructional setting. The content used in creating the project demonstrates a poor connection to the topic and could only be used in an instructional setting with considerable modification. The content used in creating the project demonstrates no connection to the topic and could not be used in an instructional setting, or the project was not submitted.  
 
 

 

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