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GHS208: Website Project (Keating): Project Expectations

Fall 2017 LibGuide for Dr. Keating's Project

Who's Grading You?

Dr. Keating will be grading your projects.

Amanda and LJ are here to support you and offer expertise when it comes to research and website creation. They will offer critique to you during the process, so that you can improve your project and fully meet all the expectations listed here. They will offer similar critique to Dr. Keating at the conclusion of the project, and he takes this into consideration while issuing your grades.

Other Questions?

Still have questions about what is expected of you and your groupmates for this project?

Ask Dr. Keating!



  • Includes useful and accurate information
  • Remains on topic and goes above and beyond in providing information through explanations, examples, and elaborations


  • Clear, concise, and well-written and edited
  • No serious errors


  • Utilizes more than two pages with clear order and strong organization
  • Consistent labeling and clear navigation

Use of Information Sources

  • Utilizes several sources
  • All sources are credible and academic
  • Cites sources with no errors


  • Images have a strong relation to page/text
  • Most images are produced or edited by student
  • All images are cited properly according to best practices listed on this LibGuide

From your Assignment Description: 

The web page will include:

  • ‚ÄčA thorough and fully-illustrated web-based explanation of the topic for consideration with complete citations for text and images.
  • An explanation of what connections we should make and the reasons we should understand this subject.
  • An attractive, neat, creative, well-designed site with the names of each member of your group associated with the parts contributed by each person.
  • A well-conceived layout of all content. Information must be complete and carefully written. The site must include links to outside resources.
  • Many visuals, including properly-licensed photos but also visualizations that you create (such as charts, tables, graphs, maps, diagrams, etc.)

"This project is not a “report” where you simply provide a bunch of information. On the contrary, creative design and artistic arrangement must be part of the outcome. The page you design should look highly professional and should be appealing in every way. Information has to be brief and precise, since visitors to the site don’t want to wade through a verbal swamp, but it does have to be complete. This will require creativity to balance these requirements. It isn’t easy!"


  • Within length requirement


  • Student presents information in logical, interesting sequence which engages audience


  • Student demonstrates full knowledge (more than required) through explanations and elaborations
  • Student is able to easily answer questions on the subject

Professional Delivery

  • Student's delivery is strong; uses a clear, loud voice and pronounces everything correctly
  • Student maintains eye contact and engagement with audience
  • Student wears professional attire

Group Role

  • Student identified his/her rols within the group and gave sufficient details about his/her actions within that role

  • Student went above and beyond with group role
  • Clearly made meaningful contributions
  • Displayed above average communication and teamwork skills

Link to LibGuide / Examples


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