The Problem Statement is a one to two paragraph description of the problem (i.e. the

The Problem Statement is a one to two paragraph description of the problem (i.e. the situation). The Thesis Question is your research question for your paper. The Thesis Statement is your hypothesis or temporary answer to the Thesis Question.

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Rubric

Research Question and Thesis Statement 20 points (Week 2)

Research Question and Thesis Statement 20 points (Week 2)

Criteria

Ratings

Pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeResearch Question and Thesis Statement, 20 points

20pts

Exceeds expectations

Posts by Friday, 11:59 Precise thesis statement that contains concepts that can be operationalized; Thesis statement answers research question. 18-20

16pts

Meets expectations

Clear but still needs refinement and narrowing; Weak operationalization; Late post 15-17

14pts

Below Expectations

Vague; unclear; incoherent; not operationalized. 0-14

20pts

Total Points:20

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