Evaluation Rubric
An excellent project will include an editorial essay which clearly states the main idea of the publication.

Sources of information will be properly cited so that the audience can determine the credibility and authority of the information presented, and so that authors can document that copyright ownership has not been violated.

Finally, it should be apparent that the publication authors mastered the content and ideas that went into completing the project.
Citation of Sources ("bibliography")
  Almost all sources of information are properly and clearly identified and credited. Copyrighted information, pictures, and graphics are clearly marked as to source and nature of permission to reproduce.
Enough information is given that makes it possible to check on the accuracy of the information. This can be e-mail addresses, links to other sources, or citation of primary or original sources.
4(highest)
  Almost all sources of information are properly and clearly identified and credited. Copyrighted information, pictures, and graphics are clearly marked as to source and nature of permission to reproduce.
Enough information is given that makes it possible to check on the accuracy of the information. This can be e-mail addresses, links to other sources, or citation of primary or original sources.
3
  The sources for much of the information seem to be properly cited, but not all work may be clearly identified. There may be some question about the sources of some information, pictures, graphics, or other content. There is no way to check the validity of all of the information, for example, by sending e-mail or reading supporting information from primary sources. 2
  Citation of sources is rudimentary and needs improvement, or else there is no apparent effort to cite resources. Or if sources are cited, there is no way to check the validity of those sources. Content of 1(lowest)
Editorial Essay
  The editorial essay clearly states the theme or main idea of the magazine. It is evident that all parts of the project point back to this main idea/theme. 4-3(highest)
  The theme or main idea of the editorial essay is not clearly stated or may be vague. The ideas and information may not be detailed, personalized, or expanded enough to show a strong sense of purpose throughout the magazine. 2
  This editorial lacks a clear sense of purpose or central theme. The text may read like a collection of disconnected, random thoughts. 1(lowest)
Group's Mastery of Content  
  The publication authors seem to be writing from knowledge or experience and show insight into their subject matter. It is evident that they have become "experts" in their subject matter. 4-3(highest)
  It appears that the publication authors learned much from their experience in completing this Web project. Some sections show insight and expertise, and it is evident that the students learned some new things. 2
  It is not at all clear that the students understood their subject matter or learned new things. 1(lowest)