Grade breakdown

The final project constitutes 25 percent of your final grade for the course. Your final project grade will break down into the following weighted elements:


Percentage of Final Project Grade

Individual informative story

20 percent

Individual strategic content

15 percent

Individual alternative story form

15 percent

Small group multimedia project 1

10 percent

Small group multimedia project 2

10 percent

Team participation grade (given by your teammates) and TA evaluation of your participation

10 percent

Final project grade (awarded to full section)

10 percent



 The overall participation grade assigned by the TA will evaluate the following:

  • attending all final project meetings and classes

  • meeting deadlines

  • work within project team, small groups and large group

  • showing a professional and collaborative attitude and maintaining excellent effort

Please note: you will receive a zero instead of the group grade for the final project grade (awarded to full section) if you do not attend the final pitch during the exam period or fully participate in the final project as a whole.