Quantitative Reasoning Rubric (Graduate)

Graduate

Analytic Inquiry Quantitative Fluency Visual Representations of Data and Information
(e.g., tables and graphs)
4
(Advanced)
1. Develops and implements new ideas, techniques or methods. OR

2. In-depth application of existing analytical
methods that generate new insights.

Development of new, or revision of, existing logical, mathematical or statistical methods.

1. Innovative and creative visual representations (e.g., tables, graphs, schematics) of data or concepts are complete and accurate.

2. Visual representations are effectively utilized to make conclusions that are correct, detailed, and consistent with the visual representations.

3
(Competent)
Disaggregates, reformulates and adapts principal ideas, techniques or methods at the forefront of the field of study. Uses and is able to justify the logical, mathematical or statistical methods
appropriate to addressing a topic or issue in a primary field.

1. Visual representations of data or concepts are accurate.

2. Conclusions are consistent with the visual representations.

2
(Emerging)
Uses principal ideas, techniques or methods of the field of study. Uses logical, mathematical or statistical
methods appropriate to addressing a topic or issue in a primary field.

1. Visual representations contain minor flaws, inaccuracies, or inconsistencies, and may be difficult to understand.

2. Conclusions contain minor inaccuracies or lack sufficient detail but are generally consistent with the visual representations.

1
(Beginning)
Inconsistent or inappropriate use of principal ideas, techniques or methods of the field of study. Inaccurate or inappropriate uses of logical, mathematical or statistical methods.

1. Visual representations are inaccurate, imprecise, and/or inappropriate.

2. Conclusions contain inconsistencies with the visual representations.

1. Quantitative Reasoning covers a wide range of competency across different majors/programs. The rubrics above should be interpreted as appropriate within each major/program.

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