|1. Content (50 points) Statement of Problem and purpose clearly stated.
Purpose for problem includes current literature for support.
Discussion reflects support to investigate the topic.
Variables are clearly defined using literature for support.
Discussion of tools use for dependent variables are described in research terms (relaiability/validity).
All relevant variables discussed.
|2. Study design (25points)
Reflects accurate measures and proposed statistical analysis.
All variables identified and operationalized.
Discussion reflects understanding of sampling technique, sample size and statistical plan.
The sections read well with good flow and logical discussion as supported by the literature.
|3. Formatting/Grammar (25points)
Scholarly presentation: no grammatical errors, including punctuation, sentence structure, word use, spelling, etc.
APA formatting is correct according to APA guidelines.
References are adequate, including date of publication, source, number of references cited.