Rubric for maps and cross-sections
Eric J. Pyle
Dept. of Geology & Environmental Science, James Madison University
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This is a scoring rubric for assessing student geologic maps and cross-sections, as used by the JMU Field Course.
This rubric has been used over the last two years with the JMU field course. It is part of a package of rubrics, including those for field notes and another on lithologic descriptions and memoirs.
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Typically, this rubric, and the others, are applied in assignments in the first three or four assignments in the course.
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