Rubrics

 

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Resume Rubric
Letter of Application Rubric
Follow-up Letter Rubric
Job Report Rubric
Technique Checklist
 
 




Resume Rubric



Title
 
0 pts
1 pt
2 pts
3 pts
Left off Name

Left off address and phone number

Left off address or phone number

Major typographical errors

Contains Name, Address, Phone Number but with some typos Contains Name, Address, Phone Number, and possibly alternative ways of contacting individual

Education
 
1 pt
2 pts
3 pts
Had school only,
No other info.
Had school, graduation date with some typos or format problems Had school, graduation date, career emphasis, and other info. with no typos.

Experience/Activities
 
0 pts
1 pt
2pts
3 pts
Left off both Experience and Activities Had categories, but no descriptions of activities Had categories and descriptions, but typos or not in chronological order Had categories and descriptions in chronological order

References
Have to be adults, can not be family members.
 
0 pts
1 pt
2 pts
Left off References Less than three references Three to five references

Appearance
Must be one page only.
 
1 pt
2 pts
3 pts
All in one font, no bolding or other changes in appearance Limited use of various fonts, bolding, indentations, etc.

Lot of "White Space"

Attractively presented:
Good use of fonts, bolding, indentations, bullets, etc.
Little "White Space"

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Letter of Application Rubric




Format
The letter of application must be formatted as a personal business letter.
2" TM, 1" SM, QS after Date & Complimentary Close, DS all other body parts, SS body.
 
1 pt 2 pts 3 pts 4 pts 5 pts
Four or more format errors Three format errors Only two format errors Only one format error All spacing is correct
Nothing is omitted

Persuasive letter structure
The letter of application is set up as a persuasive letter (AIDA format).
The first paragraph catches the attention of the reader (the You paragraph).
The second (and possibly third) paragraph(s) build the interest and desire of the reader
(you are selling yourself to them for a job).
The final paragraph calls for action (ask for an interview).
 
1 pt 2 pts 3 pts 4 pts
Did not follow AIDA format Two paragraphs not in AIDA format One of the paragraphs isn't in the AIDA format The introduction mentions the position and talks about the company.
The middle talks about the writer's skills and mentions their resume.
The closing asks for an interview and includes a way to contact the writer.

Spelling and Grammar
Proper spelling and grammar usage is very important when selling yourself in an application letter.
 
1 pt 2 pts 3 pts 4 pts
More than three spelling and/or grammar errors Two or three spelling and/or grammar errors Only one spelling or grammar error No spelling or grammar errors

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Follow-up Letter Rubric

Format
The follow-up letter must be formatted as a personal business letter.
2" TM, 1" SM, QS after Date & Complimentary Close, DS all other body parts, SS body.
 
1 pt 2 pts 3 pts 4 pts 5 pts
Four or more format errors Three format errors Only two format errors Only one format error All spacing is correct
Nothing is omitted

Letter structure
The follow-up letter is set up as a thank you letter.
 
1 pt 2 pts 3 pts
Purpose of letter is unclear
Doesn't remind reader of job writer is applying for
Doesn't thank reader for the interview
Purpose is ok
Either forgot to remind reader of position writer applied for or forgot to thank them for the interview
Purpose of letter is clear
Reader is reminded of position writer applied for and thanked for the opportunity to interview

Spelling and Grammar
Proper spelling and grammar usage is very important when selling yourself in an application letter.
 
1 pt 2 pts 3 pts 4 pts
More than three spelling and/or grammar errors Two or three spelling and/or grammar errors Only one spelling or grammar error No spelling or grammar errors

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Job Report Rubric/Checklist

The Job Report is be formatted as an unbound report in the MLA style.

The following is the grading criteria for the setup and body of the report:

Name and page number right justified in header on page one: 2pts.
Name and page number right justified on page two etc.:  1pt.
One inch margins:  2pts.
Double spaced body:  2pts.
Double spaces between paragraphs:  2pts.
Five space (1/2 inch) paragraph indentions:  2pts.


The following is the grading criteria for the reference page of the report:

Name and page number right justified in the header: 1pt.
One inch margins:  1pt.
Double spaced:  1pt.
Hanging indent:  2pts.
At least two Internet sources cited for the report:  2pts.


The following is the grading criteria for the content of the report:

Sources:
0 pts. 1 pt. 2 pts.
Did not reference any Internet sources Referenced only one Internet source Referenced two or more Internet sources

Logical setup:
0 pts. 1 pt. 2 pts.
Did not logically progress from one thought or idea to the next. Some jumping around from topic to topic. Report flowed from one idea to the next.

Informative:
Key elements:  Job interested in, Why interested in that job, What is done on the job
     Employment outlook for that job, and expected salary.
0 pts. 1 pt. 2 pts. 3 pts.
Only had job interested in.  No additional information. Only has two or three of the key elements of information. Missing one or two key informational elements. Information includes all of the key elements presented in good detail.

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Technique Checklist

Proper technique forms the foundation for successful touch keyboarding.  The importance of demonstrating and continuously encouraging proper technique with the students cannot be over-emphasized.  Technique has been observed and monitored whenever students operated a keyboard.

Scored 0-5 for each area

Does the student display correct body posture?     Score ____
Sitting straight
Centered in front of the keyboard
Sitting a comfortable distance from keyboard
Feet on the floor, slightly apart for body balance

Does the student display correct arm and hand position?    Score ____
Arms relaxed; elbows naturally close to body
Fingers curved, tips of fingers resting lightly on home-row keys
Hands and wrists “quiet,” almost motionless
Wrists low, but not resting on the keyboard or table

Does the student display correct keystroking?    Score ____
Beginning and ending all keystrokes at home-row position
Keying each key with the correct finger
Shifting with the appropriate “little” finger
Using the “little” finger of the right hand for the enter/return key
Keeping eyes on copy (text, screen, board, etc.) rather than the keyboard, once a key has been learned
 

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