Capstones are assessed according to a department-wide rubric that looks at six elements:

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Capstone
Evaluation Rubric
Capstones are assessed according to a department-wide rubric that looks at six elements:
 core principles,
 insightfulness,
 research,
 data analysis,
 writing quality
 mechanics.
Core principles
Does the Capstone show understanding of three core learning principles?
1. Analytic skills
Financial literacy, quantitative reasoning, financial analysis, formal decision-making
processes
2. Interpersonal skills
Effective communication skills, leadership and team skills, intercultural awareness
3. Critical managing
Strategic orientation, ability to ask the right questions, ethical awareness In terms of these core
principles, a superior Capstone reveals a rich understanding of the interconnections between
analytic skills, interpersonal skills, and critical managing. It should bring together good analysis,
sharp awareness of the human side of enterprise, and a sense of key problems and questions.
Insightfulness
How insightful is the thesis? Does it generate new knowledge or insights on a significant topic? In
terms of insightfulness, a superior Capstone adds a measure of careful, original thinking on a
significant topic.
Research
How well researched is the Capstone? Does it use a broad range of credible sources? Does it show
familiarity with the conventions of academic research? Does it draw heavily on peer-reviewed research?
Does it properly cite research?
In terms of research, a superior Capstone uses a broad range of pertinent, current academic and
professional sources; provides accurate and complete citations; and shows good judgment in its choice of
sources and citations.
Data analysis
How well does the Capstone use data? Are the data collection methods How accurately and perceptively
does it analyze the data? How well does it present data in words, tables, and diagrams to help the reader
understand the data? Are graphs and other visual presentations helpful, clear, and well designed?
In terms of writing, a superior Capstone uses clear, compelling, and accurate data; skillfully analyzes it;
and presents the data in prose and graphics that capture the reader’s attention and facilitate
understanding.
Writing
How well written is the Capstone? Does it encourage the reader to keep reading? How well isthe material
organized? Is it adequately broken into chapters? Do the introduction and conclusion serve their purposes
well? Within chapters, how well does the Capstone use paragraph structure to help the reader follow the
argument? How coherent and cohesive are individual paragraphs? Does the Capstone use introductions,
conclusions and transition between logical units to help the reader? In terms of writing, a superior
Capstone is written clearly and concisely, in a style that emphasizes action and agency (clarity about “who
is doing what”). It is clearly organized, chapter by chapter, section by section, and paragraph by
paragraph.
Mechanics
Does the Capstone follow professional expectations for academic writing in business management? Does it
follow APA format?
.
Proficient
(3 pts)
Developing
(2 pts)
Emerging
(1 pt)
Core principles
 Analytic
Skills
 Interpersonal
Skills
 Critical
Management
Develops a logical argument
for study based on research.
Shows how study would fill
gaps in research. Scholarly
writing and sources are used
Summarizes works in the
field that relate to the
research question with
questionable sources
or unsubstantiated
inferences.
Cites work in the field, but
limited in scope,
explanation of connection to
the research questions is
limited.
Insight Results are presented clearly
and related thoughtfully to the
research problem and the
literature
Results are shared but do
not directly address the
research question
Results are present but are
limited in detail, logic, or
usefulness.
Research Demonstrates thorough
knowledge of problem, context,
and importance. The research
question is well-reasoned.
Demonstrates adequate
knowledge of the problem
and context.
Contains clear statement of
purpose.
Demonstrates limited
knowledge of the problem
and/or its context.
Statement of purpose is
Limited.
Data Analysis Analysis of information is well
reasoned, follows accepted
methods and is synthesized in an
appropriate manner
Analysis of information is
structured but is lacking in
reasoning, methodology or
synthesis.
Analysis of information is
either missing, inappropriate or
improperly synthesized.
Writing Document reflects writing
appropriate to the profession.
Document reflects basic
writing expectations but
fall short of professional
level
Document falls far short of
acceptable writing standards.
Format Document adheres to APA
Guidelines and to those of the
Capstone project.
Document is fairly true to
APA Guidelines and to
those of the Capstone
project but has minor
errors
Document falls to adhere to
APA
Guidelines and to those of the
Capstone project.
Each item is scored from 1 to 3. The total number of points possible in the rubric is 18.
A score of 12, with no scores of 1, is needed to consider the capstone project acceptable.
Student Name____________________________________
Project Title _____________________________________
Date____________________________________________
Assessor ________________________________________
Comments Score
Core principles
 Analytic
Skills
 Interpersonal
Skills
 Critical
Management
Insight
Research
Data Analysis
Writing
Format
Final Score

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Capstone
Evaluation Rubric
Capstones are assessed according to a department-wide rubric that looks at six elements:
 core principles,
 insightfulness,
 research,
 data analysis,
 writing quality
 mechanics.
Core principles
Does the Capstone show understanding of three core learning principles?
1. Analytic skills
Financial literacy, quantitative reasoning, financial analysis, formal decision-making
processes
2. Interpersonal skills
Effective communication skills, leadership and team skills, intercultural awareness
3. Critical managing
Strategic orientation, ability to ask the right questions, ethical awareness In terms of these core
principles, a superior Capstone reveals a rich understanding of the interconnections between
analytic skills, interpersonal skills, and critical managing. It should bring together good analysis,
sharp awareness of the human side of enterprise, and a sense of key problems and questions.
Insightfulness
How insightful is the thesis? Does it generate new knowledge or insights on a significant topic? In
terms of insightfulness, a superior Capstone adds a measure of careful, original thinking on a
significant topic.
Research
How well researched is the Capstone? Does it use a broad range of credible sources? Does it show
familiarity with the conventions of academic research? Does it draw heavily on peer-reviewed research?
Does it properly cite research?
In terms of research, a superior Capstone uses a broad range of pertinent, current academic and
professional sources; provides accurate and complete citations; and shows good judgment in its choice of
sources and citations.
Data analysis
How well does the Capstone use data? Are the data collection methods How accurately and perceptively
does it analyze the data? How well does it present data in words, tables, and diagrams to help the reader
understand the data? Are graphs and other visual presentations helpful, clear, and well designed?
In terms of writing, a superior Capstone uses clear, compelling, and accurate data; skillfully analyzes it;
and presents the data in prose and graphics that capture the reader’s attention and facilitate
understanding.
Writing
How well written is the Capstone? Does it encourage the reader to keep reading? How well isthe material
organized? Is it adequately broken into chapters? Do the introduction and conclusion serve their purposes
well? Within chapters, how well does the Capstone use paragraph structure to help the reader follow the
argument? How coherent and cohesive are individual paragraphs? Does the Capstone use introductions,
conclusions and transition between logical units to help the reader? In terms of writing, a superior
Capstone is written clearly and concisely, in a style that emphasizes action and agency (clarity about “who
is doing what”). It is clearly organized, chapter by chapter, section by section, and paragraph by
paragraph.
Mechanics
Does the Capstone follow professional expectations for academic writing in business management? Does it
follow APA format?
.
Proficient
(3 pts)
Developing
(2 pts)
Emerging
(1 pt)
Core principles
 Analytic
Skills
 Interpersonal
Skills
 Critical
Management
Develops a logical argument
for study based on research.
Shows how study would fill
gaps in research. Scholarly
writing and sources are used
Summarizes works in the
field that relate to the
research question with
questionable sources
or unsubstantiated
inferences.
Cites work in the field, but
limited in scope,
explanation of connection to
the research questions is
limited.
Insight Results are presented clearly
and related thoughtfully to the
research problem and the
literature
Results are shared but do
not directly address the
research question
Results are present but are
limited in detail, logic, or
usefulness.
Research Demonstrates thorough
knowledge of problem, context,
and importance. The research
question is well-reasoned.
Demonstrates adequate
knowledge of the problem
and context.
Contains clear statement of
purpose.
Demonstrates limited
knowledge of the problem
and/or its context.
Statement of purpose is
Limited.
Data Analysis Analysis of information is well
reasoned, follows accepted
methods and is synthesized in an
appropriate manner
Analysis of information is
structured but is lacking in
reasoning, methodology or
synthesis.
Analysis of information is
either missing, inappropriate or
improperly synthesized.
Writing Document reflects writing
appropriate to the profession.
Document reflects basic
writing expectations but
fall short of professional
level
Document falls far short of
acceptable writing standards.
Format Document adheres to APA
Guidelines and to those of the
Capstone project.
Document is fairly true to
APA Guidelines and to
those of the Capstone
project but has minor
errors
Document falls to adhere to
APA
Guidelines and to those of the
Capstone project.
Each item is scored from 1 to 3. The total number of points possible in the rubric is 18.
A score of 12, with no scores of 1, is needed to consider the capstone project acceptable.
Student Name____________________________________
Project Title _____________________________________
Date____________________________________________
Assessor ________________________________________
Comments Score
Core principles
 Analytic
Skills
 Interpersonal
Skills
 Critical
Management
Insight
Research
Data Analysis
Writing
Format
Final Score

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