Assignment #1 – Threat Management

Rubric: Assignment #1 – Threat Management

Student’s Name: _______________________                Title: ______________________________        Overall Grade: _____________

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Content: Summary & Description   Essay clearly and thoroughly answers the questions posed. Information is presented clearly and is very easy to understand.  Essay is very well-organized and easy to follow.   Essay adequately answers the questions posed. Information is presented clearly. Essay is well-organized and easy to follow. Essay answers some but not all of the questions posed. Some of the information presented is confusing or difficult to understand. Essay is somewhat difficult to follow.   Essay evades the questions. Information is confusing or difficult to understand.  Essay is difficult to follow. ­­Essay fails to answer the questions. Information is very confusing or very difficult to understand.  Essay is very difficult to follow.
Content:
Paths to Intended Violence
Each stage to the Pathway to Violence is very clearly defined and contain correct examples. Most stages to the Pathway to Violence are clearly defined and contain correct examples. Some stages to the Pathway to Violence are clearly defined and some correct examples are included. Stages and examples to explain the Pathway to Violence are lacking or poorly explained. Stages and examples to explain the Pathway to Violence are inaccurate or very poorly explained.
Analysis: Crime Prevention Strategies Crime prevention strategies are excellent and very well-explained. Link between theory and examples is clearly evident. Crime prevention strategies are good and well-explained. Link between theory and examples is evident.    Crime prevention strategies are satisfactory. Link between theory and examples is somewhat evident.  Crime prevention strategies are poorly explained. Link between theory and examples is lacking.  Crime prevention strategies are not satisfactory or realistic. Link between theory and examples is not evident.   
Level of Research Excellent level of research conducted. Peer-reviewed sources cited beyond the required minimum amount. Great level of research conducted. Peer-reviewed sources cited met the required minimum amount. Satisfactory level of research conducted. Peer-reviewed sources cited met the required minimum amount. Unsatisfactory level of research conducted. Peer-reviewed sources cited less than the required minimum amount. Poor level of research conducted. Little or no Peer-reviewed sources cited.
Detail and Understanding Understanding of the case and research into the case is clearly evident. All relevant information is included. Level of detail is excellent. Understanding of the case and research into the case is evident. Most relevant information is included. Level of detail is good. Understanding of the case and research into the case is somewhat evident. Some relevant information is missing. Level of detail is satisfactory. Evidence of understanding of the case and research into the case is limited. Substantial relevant information is missing. Level of detail is not satisfactory. Understanding of the case and research into the case is not apparent. Significant relevant information is missing, and inaccurate information is presented. Level of detail is insufficient 
Writing Style All grammar, spelling, and syntax are correct.  Extensive reference list is provided. Writing is highly original. Most grammar, spelling, and syntax are correct. Appropriate reference list is provided. Writing is original.   Some grammar, spelling, or syntax errors are evident. Some errors are made in referencing. Overuse of references and quotations. Careless editing. There are many errors of grammar, spelling or syntax. No references or incorrect references are offered. Some information is plagiarized.   Excessive errors of grammar, spelling and syntax. No references or incorrect references are offered. Information is plagiarized.