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Evaluate Information and its Sources - Assessment Immersion 2010

 Evaluate Information and its Sources Critically Performance Level Label
3
Performance Level Label
2
Performance Level Label
1
Original Text Thoroughly (systematically and methodically) analyzes own and others' assumptions and carefully evaluates the relevance of contexts when presenting a position. Identifies own and others' assumptions and several relevant contexts when presenting a position.

Questions some assumptions.  Identifies several relevant contexts when presenting a position. May be more aware of others' assumptions than one's own (or vice versa).
Shows an emerging awareness of present assumptions (sometimes labels assertions as assumptions).  Begins to identify some contexts when presenting a position.
Applies Criteria Student:
  • Provides a detailed analysis of information or its source.
  • Uses a comprehensive list of standard evaluation criteria.
Student:
  • Provides a superficial analysis of information or its source.
  • Uses a limited standard list of evaluation criteria.
Student:
  • Does not provide an analysis of information or its source.
Analyzes Assumptions Student:
  • Recognizes, acknowledges,  and ameliorates his/her own assumptions related to information and its sources.
Student:
  • Recognizes and  acknowledges his/her own assumptions related to information and its sources.
Student:
  • Does not recognize or acknowledge his/her own assumptions related to information and its sources.
Uses Judgment  Student:
  • Provides a reasoned rationale for using information or its source for a given research question/thesis/context.
 Student:
  • Provides a limited, incomplete, or faulty rationale for using information or its source for a given research question/thesis/context.
 Student:
  • Does not provide a reasoned rationale for using information or its source for a given research question/thesis/context.