Criteria for Grading the Research Papers

The rearch paper must be a balanced discussion of different aspects of the structural issue. The 12% (10% for graduate students) for the talk for will be graded based on the following criteria.

Item
%
Paper follows the format provided in the Research Paper Format document
20
Paper is divided into sections that make the arguments and interpretations easy and clear
20
Paper has enough evidence, explanation, previous work, to justify its analyses and conclusions
30
Paper uses properly captioned graphs, models, maps, tables, etc., with relevant references
10
Paper is reasonably free of spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors
10
Paper has an alphabetical list of proper references, that are appropriately referred to in the text
10
Total
100