BIOS 5970 Chemical Ecology

Research rubrics

 

  1. Research Notebook:

 

 

 

Points

1.

Detailed description of work done and observations made

20

2.

Null and alternative hypotheses created based on observations made

20

3.

Complete accounts of all data collected

20

4.

Analyses of data included in notebook

20

5.

Future research suggested by results and possible errors made

20

 

Total

100

 

  1. Research Paper:

 

 

 

points

1.

Introduction:

           Description of observations made and hypotheses tested

20

2.

Methods:

           Description of all methods used to test hypotheses

20

3.

Results:

           Description of results and statistical analyses

20

4.

Discussion:

           Assessment of the significance of your results

20

5.

Figures and tables:

           Graphical and tabular summaries of your results

20

 

Total

100

 

  1. Research Presentation:

 

 

 

points

1.

Overall presentation - general overview

20

2.

Content of the presentation - accuracy and depth of communication

10

3.

Handout - quality of handout given to the class as a summary

10

4.

Understanding - relative level of appreciation for the material

10

5.

Clarity of presentation - ability to communicate the material clearly

10

6.

Stimulate questions - ability to generate discussion about the paper

10

7.

Handle questions - ability to explain the material

10

8.

Other material - use of other relevant papers, visual or other aids

20

 

TOTAL

100

 

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