E, 30-39, Fail
These are the qualities associated with the grade : E , 30-39, Fail: Falls short of the standard expected for a pass*.
*In examinations this mark may indicate short measure, incomplete answers or rubric violation.
|Knowledge||Range [breadth/depth]||Inadequate, no evidence of independent reading and with inaccuracies or incompleteness.|
|Command of Material||Vague response to inadequate reading. Derivative if accurate.|
|Awareness of Scholarship||Very poor grasp of relevant literature and major issues surrounding a topic.|
|Argument & analysis||Focus on Question||Largely irrelevant.|
|Clarity of Structure||Largely incoherent and/or lacking in logical development.|
|Analytical Skills and Independence of Thought||No evidence of critical awareness or insight; descriptive narrative of dubious relevance to topic; no evidence of independent thought.|
|Use & Evaluation of Evidence||Little evidence used which is poorly deployed and/or serious misinterpretation of evidence.|
|Language & Expression||Clarity, Organisation & Accuracy||Unclear and imprecise.|
|Grammar & Syntax||Weak syntax, with grammatical errors.|
|Fluency of Writing||Poorly written and lacking coherence.|
|Scholarly apparatus||Accuracy & Consistency of Referencing||Very poorly referenced, with clear failing in accuracy, consistency and judgement.|
|Accuracy & Consistency of Works Cited list||Very weak in all areas.|