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FED 101 - Fundamentals of Engineering Design: Workshop & Grading


Librarians will provide help during one class period.

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1. Follows Directions (5%). Did you follow all of the instructions?

2. Reading (20%) Did you correctly understand the articles? Did you clearly communicate

the author’s main idea, methods, evidence, conclusions?

3. Writing (20%) Is your writing correct, clear, and concise. Appropriate word choice? Avoid

cliches and generalizations and exaggeration. See the “Avoid Fatal Errors’ tab and “How to

Summarize and Annotate” on the ‘Communication’ guide. Did you use neutral language in your annotation?

4. Information Literacy (55%)

A. Source Selection & Quality Did you find an article of good quality, relevant to the

question? (25%)

B. Citation Used in-text and full references correctly.  See ‘ (15%)

C. Comparison Did you support your analysis with evidence from each article? (15%)


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