Content is comprehensive and accurate, and definitions are clearly stated. Research is adequate, current, and relevant, and addresses all of the issues stated in the assignment criteria.
Content is comprehensive and presents ideas and information beyond those presented through the course. Research is thorough, current, and relevant, and addresses all of the issues stated in assignment criteria.
60.0 %Proposed Integration of the New Tool or Intervention Into Practice, and Explanation of the Impact of the New Tool or Intervention on nursing practice.
Neither the integration nor the impact of the new tool or intervention is stated.
The integration into and the impact of the new tool or intervention is stated but not thoroughly explained. Presentation does not demonstrate critical thinking and analysis.
The integration and impact of the new tool or intervention on the nursing practice are stated and explained. Presentation satisfactorily demonstrates understanding and analysis of the basic principles.
Statement is descriptive and reflective. Shows some planning and attention to how various components fit together, but essential elements are not present.
Statement is thorough, descriptive, reflective, and supported with practical and sound research. Shows careful planning and attention to how disparate elements fit together to impact the nursing profession.
30.0 %Organization and Effectiveness
The layout is cluttered, confusing, and does not use spacing, headings, and subheadings to enhance the readability. The text is extremely difficult to read with long blocks of text, small point size for fonts, and inappropriate contrasting colors. Poor use of headings, subheadings, indentations, or bold formatting is evident.
The layout shows some structure, but appears cluttered and busy or distracting with large gaps of white space or a distracting background. Overall readability is difficult due to lengthy paragraphs, too many different fonts, dark or busy background, overuse of bold, or lack of appropriate indentations of text.
The layout uses horizontal and vertical white space appropriately. Sometimes the fonts are easy to read, but in a few places the use of fonts, italics, bold, long paragraphs, color, or busy background detracts and does not enhance readability.
The layout background and text complement each other and enable the content to be easily read. The fonts are easy to read and point size varies appropriately for headings and text.
The layout is visually pleasing and contributes to the overall message with appropriate use of headings, subheadings, and white space. Text is appropriate in length for the target audience and to the point. The background and colors enhance the readability of the text.
10.0 %Language Use and Audience Awareness (includes sentence construction, word choice, etc.)
Inappropriate word choice and lack of variety in language use are evident. Writer appears to be unaware of audience. Use of ?primer prose? indicates writer either does not apply figures of speech or uses them inappropriately.