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MATH 4701; History of Mathematics; Special Project Paper – Grading Rubric;
Full Marks: 60 points
Choose any one topic from the given topics in the syllabus. (No two students can work on the same topics).
• Your special project write-up needs to include at least three important quotations from the topic you have chosen
to summarize (see rubric below).
• Your special project should be at least 15-page long (1.5 spaced) and must contain a cover page. The cover page
should include your name, course name, course number, title (e.g., Special Project: Your Topic). Margin should be 1
inch for all four sides. Font size should be 12, and font type should be times new roman. Distribute your texts evenly
between the margins, i.e., Justify. Check the text below the table to have a better idea.
• References should not be a part of 15 pages. The list of references should start from a new page.
• Make sure to include relevant sections (times new roman, 12, bold) and subsections (times new roman, 11, bold).
The special Project is due on Tuesday, November 27 on or before 5:00 PM.
Please use the following rubric in preparing for your assignment. I will use the rubric below to grade your special
Criteria 1-2 3-6 7-10 11-15
– Contains only some
– Ideas are not in logical
-The main idea/thesis is
not present or difficult to
– Some critical information
– Ideas are in a random
order and not logical
– The main idea/thesis is
– Important details are
included but it seems that
some are missing
– Ideas are in logical order
– The main idea/thesis is
– All important details are
– Details are in logical order
– Ideas are connected to make the
– The main idea/thesis of the
chapter is clearly presented
– No quotes are included
for this chapter.
– One quote is included for
– This one quote represents
the major events/ideas of
– Two quotes are included for
– These two quotes represent
the major events/ideas of the
– the two quotes are
sequential with the page
– At least three quotes are
included for this chapter
– All three quotes represent the
major events/ideas of the chapter
– All three quotes are sequential
with page numbers identified
-Very frequent grammar/
-Very difficult to follow;
Issues with structuring of
-Quite a few
– Mostly difficult to follow
– Only one or two errors in
– Mostly easy to understand
– All spelling and grammar are
– Easy to read and follow the
Reference and Editing References are not cited in
Only few references are
cited, without proper
Some of the references are
cited with proper numbers.
All references are cited with
proper numbers. Thoroughly
Number citations consecutively in square brackets . The sentence punctuation follows the brackets . Multiple references ,  are each
numbered with separate brackets –. When citing a section in a book, please give the relevant page numbers . In sentences, refer simply to
the reference number, as in . Do not use “Ref. ” or “reference ” except at the beginning of a sentence: “Reference  shows … .” Number
footnotes separately in superscripts (Insert | Footnote). Place the actual footnote at the bottom of the column in which it is cited; do not put
footnotes in the reference list (endnotes). Use letters for table footnotes (see Table I).
Please note that the references at the end of this document are in the preferred referencing style. Give all authors’ names; do not use “et al.” unless
there are six authors or more. Use a space after authors’ initials. Papers that have not been published should be cited as “unpublished” . Papers
that have been submitted for publication should be cited as “submitted for publication” . Papers that have been accepted for publication, but
not yet specified for an issue should be cited as “to be published” . Please give affiliations and addresses for private communications .
REFERENCES (12, BOLD)
 G. O. Young, “Synthetic structure of industrial plastics (Book style with paper title and editor),” in Plastics, 2nd ed. vol. 3,
J. Peters, Ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1964, pp. 15–64. (9)
 W.-K. Chen, Linear Networks and Systems (Book style). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1993, pp. 123–135. (9)
 H. Poor, An Introduction to Signal Detection and Estimation. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1985, ch. 4. (9)
 B. Smith, “An approach to graphs of linear forms (Unpublished work style),” unpublished. (9)
 E. H. Miller, “A note on reflector arrays (Periodical style—Accepted for publication),” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., to
be published. (9)
 J. Wang, “Fundamentals of erbium-doped fiber amplifiers arrays (Periodical style—Submitted for publication),” IEEE J.
Quantum Electron., submitted for publication.
 C. J. Kaufman, Rocky Mountain Research Lab., Boulder, CO, private communication, May 1995. (9)