Nightingale’s Environmental Model Of Caring

Discussion Posts:

Each student must be actively engaged in course discussions. Each student must post one original post weekly with a minimum of 250 words addressing the assigned question or topic of the week. Postings must be original, clear and relevant to the weekly assigned course topic. Weekly postings must also contain 2 peer-reviewed reference articles/sources that are to be used to support posting. Students must also create 2 response posts of at least 150 words that are relevant to and addresses 2 other student’s original posting regarding the specified discussion topic.

Thus, in total students are to post a total of 3 posts weekly: one original and 2 responses.

Discussion Board Rubric

Proficient Novice
Introduction and quality of discussion’s Argument








1 point

It is consistent with application in research related to its context. Clarity of ideas.

0.50 point

The topic has a partially weak association to the clarity of ideas and related topics.


The objectivity of Tone, overall quality & Review of

Literature in APA 6th format within the past 7 years

1 point

The tone is consistent, addressed professionally and objectively.

Evidence in literature supports arguments.


0.50 point

The tone is not consistently objective. Partially poor evidence in the review of the literature.

Quality of Reply posts 1 point

Consistent clarity and supported by research evidence.


0.25 point

Partially lack clarity or lack of support with research evidence.

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