Evaluation

This is how your work will be evaluated.  Your success will depend upon your research, presentation of information in a web page and collaboration.

    Web Site Design : History of the Internet and Computer


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Design
The site has a well-stated clear purpose and theme that is carried out throughout the site.
The site has a clearly stated purpose and theme, but may have one or two elements that do not seem to be related to it.
The purpose and theme of the site is somewhat muddy or vague.
The site lacks a purpose and theme.
Interest
The author has made an exceptional attempt to make the content of this Web site interesting to the people for whom it is intended.
The author has tried to make the content of this Web site interesting to the people for whom it is intended.
The author has put lots of information in the Web site but there is little evidence that the person tried to present the information in an interesting way.
The author has provided only the minimum amount of information and has not transformed the information to make it more interesting to the audience (e.g., has only provided a list of links to the content of others).
Layout
The Web site has an exceptionally attractive and usable layout. It is easy to locate all important elements. White space, graphic elements and/or alignment are used effectively to organize material.
The Web pages have an attractive and usable layout. It is easy to locate all important elements.
The Web pages have a usable layout, but may appear busy or boring. It is easy to locate most of the important elements.
The Web pages are cluttered looking or confusing. It is often difficult to locate important elements.
Timeline
All information provided by the student on the Web site is accurate and all the requirements of the assignment have been met.
Almost all the information provided by the student on the Web site is accurate and all requirements of the assignment have been met.
Almost all of the information provided by the student on the Web site is accurate and almost all of the requirements have been met.
There are several inaccuracies in the content provided by the students OR many of the requirements were not met.
Podcasts
Music, audio clips and/or sounds are thoughtfully edited and used only where they add to reader understanding of the content or to make the site more accessible to persons with visual handicaps.
Music, audio clips and/or sounds are used only where they add to reader understanding of the content or to make the site more accessible to persons with visual handicaps.
Music, audio clips and/or sounds are thoughtfully edited and used, but 1 or 2 detracted from the overall site.
Music, audio clips and/or sounds were seemingly used randomly OR typically detracted from the overall site.
Spelling and Grammar
There are no errors in spelling, punctuation or grammar in the final draft of the Web site.
There are 1-3 errors in spelling, punctuation or grammar in the final draft of the Web site.
There are 4-5 errors in spelling, punctuation or grammar in the final draft of the Web site.
There are more than 5 errors in spelling, punctuation or grammar in the final draft of the Web site.
Graphics
Graphics are related to the theme/purpose of the site, are thoughtfully cropped, are of high quality and enhance reader interest or understanding.
Graphics are related to the theme/purpose of the site, are of good quality and enhance reader interest or understanding.
Graphics are related to the theme/purpose of the site, and are of good quality.
Graphics seem randomly chosen, are of low quality, OR distract the reader.
Links (content)
All links point to high quality, up-to-date, credible sites.
Almost all links point to high quality, up-to-date, credible sites.
Most links point to high quality, up-to-date, credible sites.
Less than 3/4 of the links point to high quality, up-to-date, credible sites.
Cooperative Work
Partners show respect for one another's ideas, divide the work fairly, and show a commitment to quality work and support for each other.
Partners show respect for one another's ideas and divide the work fairly. There is commitment by some members toward quality work and support of one another.
Partners show respect for one another's ideas and divide the work fairly. There is little evidence of a commitment toward quality work in the group.
Partners argue or are disrepectful of other's ideas and input. Criticism is not constructive nor is support offered. The work is mostly done by one or two people.