# Write a narrative summary of the results that includes practical, administration-related implications of the descriptive statistics.

Descriptive Statistics and Data Visualizations Scoring Guide
CRITERIA NON-PERFORMANCE BASIC PROFICIENT DISTINGUISHED
Perform the appropriate descriptive statistics for selected variables in a dataset. Does not perform the appropriate descriptive statistics for selected variables in a dataset. Incorrectly performs the appropriate descriptive statistics for selected variables in a dataset. Performs the appropriate descriptive statistics for selected variables in a dataset. Performs the appropriate descriptive statistics for selected variables in a dataset. Ensures the table is complete, follows the correct format, is well constructed, and is easy to read.
Create a histogram that visually depicts the distribution of selected variables in a dataset. Does not create a histogram that visually depicts the distribution of selected variables in a dataset. Creates a histogram that visually depicts the distribution of selected variables in a dataset but it is incomplete or contains errors. Creates a histogram that visually depicts the distribution of selected variables in a dataset. Creates a histogram that visually depicts the distribution of selected variables in a dataset. Ensures the histogram is accurate, well constructed, and easy to interpret.
Interpret statistical results used in the data analysis. Does not interpret statistical results used in a data analysis. Interprets statistical results of an analysis but the interpretation is incomplete, inaccurate, or logically inconsistent with the data. Interprets statistical results used in the data analysis. Interprets statistical results used in the data analysis. Ensures the interpretation is complete, provides a perceptive and clearly articulated conclusion, and includes an assessment of caveats and limitations.
Write a narrative summary of the results that includes practical, administration-related implications of the descriptive statistics. Does not write a narrative summary of the results that includes practical, administration-related implications of the descriptive statistics.

Write a narrative summary of the results that contains incorrect or insufficient administration-related implications of the descriptive statistics.

Write a narrative summary of the results that includes practical, administration-related implications of the descriptive statistics.

Write a scholarly narrative summary of the results that includes practical, administration-related implications of the descriptive statistics. Draws valid, fully justified conclusions well supported by scholarly literature.
Write clearly and concisely, using correct grammar, mechanics, and APA formatting. Does not write clearly and concisely, using correct grammar, mechanics, and APA formatting. Writes in a manner that is unclear and disorganized, includes errors in grammar and mechanics that inhibit effective communication, or contains incorrect or improperly formatted source citations and references. Writes clearly and concisely, using correct grammar, mechanics, and APA formatting. Writes clearly and concisely. Ensures grammar, mechanics, and APA formatting are error free.