Fracions, Decimals, and P

Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages in the Real World

Instructions

Read the discussion prompts and create an initial post of 200-250 words. After you complete your initial post, respond to your classmates.

Discussion Prompts

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• Think back to the last time you used percentages, fractions, and decimals in your everyday life. Explain what you were doing and how using this equation helped.
• Now that you are more familiar with these math concepts, how do you foresee yourself using them in the future?
• Do you think these concepts will have an impact in your chosen field of study? Why or why not?
• How do you envision using percentages, decimals, and fractions in a nursing environment?

2023 Discussion Board Rubric

2023 Discussion Board Rubric

CriteriaRatingsPts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeDemonstration of Knowledge, Understanding and Application of Content in Initial Post

4 pts

Outstanding

Answers all discussion questions and prompts with pertinent information demonstrating critical thinking and thorough understanding of course content. Post exceeds 200 words in length.

3 pts

Good

Answers all discussion questions. Missing detailed information on 1 prompts or required elements. Post exceeds 200 words in length.

2 pts

Proficient

Answers all discussion questions. Some answers are superficial without clear evidence of critical thinking and understanding of content. Lacks detailed information and missing 2 prompts or required elements. Initial post below 200 words but exceeds 150 words.

1 pts

Needs Improvement

Briefly answers all questions but some responses are not correct and/or do not demonstrate understanding of course content. Missing 3+ prompts or majority of required elements. Post does not exceed 150 words.

0 pts

Unacceptable

No discussion board post/no submission.

4 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeCritical Thinking and Substance of Peer Responses

3 pts

Outstanding

Provides 2 response posts to peers that demonstrate critical thinking and directly addresses the original post. The post demonstrates extension of the original post, an alternative point of view to foster further discussion or reference/resources to support their response. Post exceeds 100 words in length.

2 pts

Good

Provides 2 response posts to peers that directly address the original post. One post is not substantive (not extending knowledge of the original post, an alternative point of view or resources to support response). Post exceeds 100 words in length.

1.5 pts

Proficient

1 or 2 response posts are submitted but they could be more substantive or offer little insight to further discussion or a repeat of information already posted without adding further information showing critical thinking. May include responses like â€œI agreeâ€ or â€œgood pointâ€ with some supporting evidence but not thoroughly written. Response post below 100 words but exceeds 50 words.

1 pts

Needs Improvement

Response posts â€œI agreeâ€ or â€œgood pointâ€, or a repeat of information already posted without adding further information showing critical thinking. Student responds to a maximum of 1 peer. Response post does not exceed 50 words.

0 pts

Unacceptable

No response posts. Student does not respond to any peers.

3 pts

3 pts

Outstanding

Excellent use and control of language. Posts and Responses are clearly written and understandable. No misspelled words or typographical errors Citation provided if reference/author cited in posts. APA formatting of reference is used expertly with no errors. Includes (as required for specific courses) minimum of 1 peer-reviewed reference and minimum of 1 reference published within the last 5 years.

2 pts

Good

Good use and control of language. Minor errors (< 2) such as misspelled words, typographical errors or sentence structure issues. APA formatting of references is used with 1-2 errors. Includes (as required for specific courses) maximum of 1 peer-reviewed reference and maximum of 1 reference published within the last 5 years.

1.5 pts

Proficient

Average use and control of language. Some (3-5) errors in post. APA formatting of references is used with 3-4 errors. Includes (as required for specific courses) maximum of 1 peer-reviewed reference. References are published >5 years ago.

1 pts

Needs Improvement

Needs improvement. Below average use and control of language. Significant errors (>5) such as misspelled words, typographical errors or sentence structure issues. APA formatting of references is used with 5+ errors. Does not include (as required for specific courses) 1 peer-reviewed reference. References are published >5 years ago.

0 pts

Unacceptable

Sentences are incoherent and/or improperly structured. Post has multiple typographical errors, misspelled words, which do not reflect appropriate level of writing. APA formatting of references are not used and/or references not included.

3 pts

Total Points: 10