Theory Paper Big Tank ONLY

Theory Paper Big Tank ONLY

N 5327: Exploration of Science and Theories for Nursing

Grading Rubric for Description & Evaluation of Theory Paper

Criteria Levels of Achievement
Excellent/ Outstanding

90-100%

Above Average

80-89%

Average/

Acceptable

70-79%

Below Average/ Not Acceptable

60-69%

Failing

<60%

Introduction (0 points total)
· Identification of concept of interest

· Discussion of reason for choosing concept

· Identification of theory that utilizes concept

· Identification of what to expect in paper.

Theory Description (30 points total)

Description of theory using original source or as close to the original source as possible.

· Brief discussion of theory origins, scope/level of theory and how the theory relates to the concept of interest (8 pts) Clear, correct discussion of origins of theory, scope/level of theory, and how the theory relates to the concept of interest (8 pts) Limited discussion of origins of theory, scope/level of theory, and how the theory relates to the concept of interest (7 pts) Identified origins of theory, scope/level of theory, and how the theory relates to the concept of interest with minimal discussion in 1-2 areas (6 pts) Identified origins of theory, scope/level of theory, and how the theory relates to the concept of interest incorrectly (5 pts) Origins of theory, scope/level of theory, and how the theory relates to the concept of interest not discussed or poorly discussed (0 pts)
· Identification of major theory concepts (minimum of 3 concepts) (6 pts) Correctly identifies all major concepts (6 pts) Identifies some (50- 75%) of major concepts (5 pts) Identifies few (25-50%) of major concepts (4.5 pts) Incorrectly identified concepts (4 pts) Concepts not identified (0 pts)
· Brief discussion of relationships among main concepts (propositions) within the theory (6 pts) Clear, correct discussion of relationships (6 pts) Limited discussion of all relationships (5 pts) Limited discussion of some relationships (4.5 pts) Incorrectly identified relationships (4 pts) Relationships not discussed (0 pts)
· Theoretical definitions of two concepts. One definition must be that of the concept of interest. (6 pts) Correctly defined two concepts (6 pts) Correctly defined one of two concepts (5 pts) Incorrectly defined both concepts (4.5 pts) Incorrectly defined only one concept (4 pts) No theoretical definitions (0 pts)
· Use of original sources (or as close as possible) to describe theory (4 pts) Used 5 or more sources, with one original source (4 pts) Used more than 4 sources, one source close to original (3.5 pts) Used more than 3 sources, one source close to original (3 pts) Textbooks were only source (2.5 pts) No sources used (0 pts)
Application to Research (20 points total)

Discussion of use of the theory by researchers in two published, original sources as a framework to support their research.

Research Study #1 (10 points)
· Brief discussion of purpose of the study (2 pts) Clear, correct discussion of purpose (2 pts) Limited discussion of purpose (1.75 pts) Identified purpose without discussion (1.5 pts) Identified purpose incorrectly (1 pt) No purpose identified (0 pts)
· Brief discussion of how the concept of interest was used in their study (4 pts) Clear, correct discussion of use of concept (4 pts) Correct, limited discussion (3.5 pts) Identified use without discussion (3 pts) Incorrect identification of use of concept (2.5 pts) No discussion of concept use (0 pts)
· Brief discussion of how researchers operationally defined the concept of interest (4 pts) Clear, correct discussion operational definition (4 pts) Correct, limited discussion of operational definition (3.5 pts) Identified definition without discussion (3 pts) Incorrect operational definition

(2.5 pts)

No operational definition (0 pts)
Research Study #2 (10 points)
· Brief discussion of purpose of the study (2 pts) Clear, correct discussion of purpose (2 pts) Limited discussion of purpose (1.75 pts) Identified purpose without discussion (1.5 pts) Identified purpose incorrectly (1 pt) No purpose identified (0 pts)
· Brief discussion of how the concept of interest was used in their study (4 pts) Clear, correct discussion of use of concept (4 pts) Correct, limited discussion (3.5 pts) Identified use without discussion (3 pts) Incorrect identification of use of concept (2.5 pts) No discussion of concept use (0 pts)
· Brief discussion of how researchers operationally defined the concept of interest (4 pts) Clear, correct discussion operational definition (4 pts) Correct, limited discussion of operational definition (3.5 pts) Identified definition without discussion (3 pts) Incorrect operational definition

(2.5 pts)

No operational definition (0 pts)
Application to Practice (20 points total) Discussion of how the theory might be used to support nursing practice (clinical, education, or administration).
· Brief discussion of purpose of practice application (5 pts) Clear, correct discussion (5 pts) Correct, limited discussion (4 pts) Identified purpose without discussion (3.5 pts) Purpose does not fit with theory (3 pts) No purpose identified (0 pts)
· Brief discussion of how concept of interest might be operationally defined in practice (5 pts) Clear, correct discussion operational definition (5 pts) Correct, limited discussion of operational definition (4 pts) Identified definition without discussion (3.5 pts) Incorrect operational definition (3 pts) No operational definition (0 pts)
· Example of how theoretical and operational definitions of concept of interest might be used in your future practice or research (5 pts) Clear, correct discussion of use of theoretical and operational definitions of concept (5 pts) Correct, limited discussion of use of definitions (4 pts) Correct discussion of use of theoretical or conceptual definition (not both) (3.5 pts) Incorrect discussion of use of definitions (3 pts) No discussion of use of definitions (0 pts)
· Identification of potential practice question based on the propositions of the theory (5 pts) Clearly stated practice question congruent with theory proposition (5 pts) Vague practice question congruent with proposition (4 pts) Practice question with limited fit with proposition (3.5 pts) Practice question with no fit with proposition (3 pts) No practice question (0 pts)
Theory Evaluation (20 points total)
· Brief discussion of whether/how the theory appears to be accurate/valid (based on empirical testing of theory) (4 pts) Clear, correct discussion (4 pts) Correct, limited discussion (3.5 pts) Stated without discussion (3 pts) Incorrect discussion (2.5 pts) No discussion of accuracy/validity (0 pts)
· Brief discussion of generalizability of the theory (3 pts) Clear, correct discussion (3 pts) Correct, limited discussion (2.5 pts) Stated without discussion (2 pts) Incorrect discussion (1.5 pts) No discussion (0 pts)
· Summary of strengths and weaknesses of the theory (4 pts) Clear, correct summary (4 pts) Correct, limited summary (3.5 pts) Stated without summary (3 pts) Incorrect identification (2.5 pts) No identification (0 pts)
· Brief discussion of whether/how the theory is congruent with current nursing standards and current nursing interventions or therapeutics (3 pts) Clear, correct discussion (3.0 pts) Correct, limited discussion (2.5 pts) Stated without discussion (2 pts) Incorrect discussion (1.5 pts) No discussion (0 pts)
· Brief explanation of whether/how the theory is relevant socially and cross-culturally (3 pts) Clear, correct explanation (3.0 pts) Correct, limited explanation (2.5 pts) Stated without explanation (2 pts) Incorrect explanation (1.5 pts) No explanation (0 pts)
· Brief description of how the theory might contribute to the discipline of nursing (3 pts) Clear, correct description (3.0 pts) Correct, limited description (2.5) Stated without discussion (2) Incorrect description (1.5) No description (0 pts)
Summary
APA Style & Format (10 points total)

· Style includes: Professional and orderly presentation of ideas (precision and clarity). Grammar, spelling and punctuation. Minimal use of direct quotes (1-2 max.)

· Format includes: Proper use of title page (using specified format), spacing, font, margins, and headings. Appropriate citation of sources in text and reference list.

· Up to 0.5 points will be deducted for each type of grammar, spelling, punctuation, or format error. 0-2 types of errors

(9-10 pts)

3-4 types of errors

(8 pts)

5-6 types of errors

(7 pts)

7-8 types of errors

(6 pts)

> 8 types of errors

(5 or less pts)

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