Written Communication (Graduate 2017-2018)

Assessment Results for Individual Programs -Graduate

Each graduate level program chose one writing assignment representative of work done by students from its program and assessed that assignment according to the Written Communication Rubric. The assessments were conducted by two faculty members from each individual program. The results of the assessment are shown in the table below. The number values show the average scores for the four rubric categories.


ProgramAssignment chosenNumber of studentsLine of ReasoningOrganization and StructureContentLanguage/Prose/ Syntax
M.A. in Counseling PsychologyFinal Paper in Psy 69393.833.783.943.61
M.A. in Heritage ManagementM.A. thesis73.142.783.212.86
M.A. in Teaching (MAT)Final Action Research Paper In ED 681233.183.323.142.95
Master of Education (MEd)Final Action Research Paper in ED 608B123.173.133.333.00
M.A. in Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science (TCBES)Lab Report in CBES 601182.
M.A. in Hawaiian Language and LiteratureFinal Research Paper in HSWT 69033.833.673.833.83
Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical SciencesDissertation24444
Ph.D. in Hawaiian and Indigenous Language and Culture RevitalizationFinal research papers in KIND 79433.673.333.673.83

Written Communication Rubric (PDF)