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MPA ARP Evaluation Form

Is the Reviewer Texas State MPA Faculty? *

Outcome 1

Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in writing.


1. Purpose

On a scale of 1 - 10 (10 being highest), please rate the purpose of the paper.

2. Headings and Sub-headings

On a scale of 1 - 10 (10 being highest), please rate the student's use of headings and sub-headings.


3. Connections between Headings and Text

On a scale of 1 - 10 (10 being highest), please rate the connections between headings and text.


4. Transitions between Headings

On a scale of 1 - 10 (10 being highest), please rate the student's use of transitions between headings.


5. Grammar

On a scale of 1 - 10 (10 being highest), please rate the student's use of grammar.


6. Punctuation and Capitalization

On a scale of 1 - 10 (10 being highest), please rate the student's use of punctuation and capitalization.


7. Style

On a scale of 1 - 10 (10 being highest), please rate the student's use of style.


8. Key Terms

On a scale of 1 - 10 (10 being highest), please rate the student's use of key terms.


9. Thesis

On a scale of 1 - 10 (10 being highest), please rate the quality of the thesis in paragraphs.


10. Body of Paragraph

On a scale of 1 - 10 (10 being highest), please rate how well the body of a given paragraph supports the thesis of the paragraph.


11. Coherence

On a scale of 1 - 10 (10 being highest), please rate the connections between paragraphs.


12. Cohesion

On a scale of 1 - 10 (10 being highest), please rate how well the body of a given paragraph supports the thesis of the paragraph.


13. Citations

On a scale of 1 - 10 (10 being highest), please rate the student's use of citations.


14. Quotations

On a scale of 1 - 10 (10 being highest), please rate the student's use of quotations.


15. Integration of Sources

On a scale of 1 - 10 (10 being highest), please rate how well the student integrated sources into the paper.


16. Quality of Sources

On a scale of 1 - 10 (10 being highest), please rate the quality of the student's sources.


Outcome 2

Students will demonstrate comprehension of public policy and program formation as well as the institutional and legal framework of public policy and management.

Student demonstrated comprehension of the following (as it applied to the ARP).



Outcome 4

The student will demonstrate the ability to see patterns and classify information, concepts, and theories in public policy and administration.

See patterns and classify information, concepts, and theories (Analysis). *

Outcome 5

Students will demonstrate the ability to use reasoned arguments to judge evidence in public policy and public management.

Ability to use reasoned arguments to judge evidence (Literature Review). *
To what extent does the student demonstrate the ability to use reasoned judgments to make recommendations that inform the public interest?(Results Chapter). *