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View and Submit an Assignment in CriterionCriterion is an Online Writing Evaluation service offered by ETS. It is a computer-basedscoring program designed to help you think about your writing process and communicate yourideas more effectively.IMPORTANT NOTE: Your instructor may use Criterion differently than what is shown in thescreenshots below. Not all features may be enabled in your Criterion assignment.1. Go to eturnUrl %2fcriterion.2. Enter your login credentials and login to Criterion.1 Page7March 20, 2019eCAMPUS · San Jose State UniversityOne Washington Square San Jose, CA 95192-0026 · 408.924.2337 · www.sjsu.edu/ecampus

3. The Homepage will display a list of classes you are enrolled in.4. Click on the class name for which you want to view the assignment.2 PageMarch 20, 2019eCAMPUS · San Jose State UniversityOne Washington Square San Jose, CA 95192-0026 · 408.924.2337 · www.sjsu.edu/ecampus

5. Click on the Assignments tab to view the assignments for the class.6. Click on Start Plan if you want to draft a plan before writing your response. (Ifyou don't see this, your instructor has not enabled it.)7. Click on Start Response if you want to start your response without drafting a plan.3 PageMarch 20, 2019eCAMPUS · San Jose State UniversityOne Washington Square San Jose, CA 95192-0026 · 408.924.2337 · www.sjsu.edu/ecampus

Create a Draft for your Response1. Criterion allows you to draft a response in various formats before submitting a response. (Ifenabled by your instructor.) Using drafts you can note down your thoughts and check for anyerrors before submitting a final response. The different types of drafts a student can create areOutline, List, Idea Tree, Free Writing, Idea Web, Compare & Contrast, Cause & Effect andPersuasive.2. Click on Save to save your plan and to review it.4 PageMarch 20, 2019eCAMPUS · San Jose State UniversityOne Washington Square San Jose, CA 95192-0026 · 408.924.2337 · www.sjsu.edu/ecampus

3. Click on Start Response to enter your response to the assignment question. After you click onStart Response a text editor will be displayed. The editor has options like Spell Check, Thesaurus,cut, copy, undo, redo, bullets, bold, italic and underlined.4. You should Save your work, but you must actually click on Submit to get feedback fromCriterion.5 PageMarch 20, 2019eCAMPUS · San Jose State UniversityOne Washington Square San Jose, CA 95192-0026 · 408.924.2337 · www.sjsu.edu/ecampus

5. Once you have submitted your response, the Results tab shows a numerical Criterion score. NOTE: This featuremay not be enabled in your assignment. If it's not enabled, you will see a graphical representation of the errors youmay have in your writing instead of the score as shown in the screenshot below.6 PageMarch 20, 2019eCAMPUS · San Jose State UniversityOne Washington Square San Jose, CA 95192-0026 · 408.924.2337 · www.sjsu.edu/ecampus

6. Click on the Response tab for more detailed feedback on your submitted response.Place your mouse over the colored text of the response to see the suggestions and feedback for thatparticular sentence. You could also filter the feedback by categories by clicking on any of the tabslike Organization & Development, Grammar, Usage, Mechanics or Style.7 PageMarch 20, 2019eCAMPUS · San Jose State UniversityOne Washington Square San Jose, CA 95192-0026 · 408.924.2337 · www.sjsu.edu/ecampus

7. Below are some of the feedback options under each navigation tab. NOTE: As previously mentioned, keep inmind the strengths and weaknesses of Criterion as you use it to help you develop your writing skills.Navigation TabOrganization and DevelopmentGrammarUsageMechanicsStyle8 PageSub CategoriesIntroductory Material, Thesis Statement, Topic Relationshipand Technical Quality, Main Ideas, Supporting Ideas,Conclusions, Transitional Words and Phrases.Fragments, Run-on Sentences, Garbled Sentences, SubjectVerb Agreement, Ill-formed Verbs, Pronoun Errors, PossessiveErrors, Wrong or Missing Word and Proofread This!Determiner Noun Agreement, Missing or Extra Article,Confused Words, Wrong Form of Word, Faulty Comparisons,Preposition Error, Nonstandard Word Form, Negation Error,Wrong Part of Speech, Wrong ArticleSpelling, Capitalize Proper Nouns, Missing Initial CapitalLetter in a Sentence, Missing Question Mark, Missing FinalPunctuation, Missing Apostrophe, Missing Comma, HyphenError, Fused Words, Compound Words, Duplicates, ExtraCommaRepetition of Words, Inappropriate words or phrases,Sentences Beginning with Coordinating Conjunctions, ShortSentences, Long Sentences, Passive VoiceMarch 20, 2019eCAMPUS · San Jose State UniversityOne Washington Square San Jose, CA 95192-0026 · 408.924.2337 · www.sjsu.edu/ecampus

View and Submit an Assignment in Criterion Criterion is an Online Writing Evaluation service offered by ETS. It is a computer-based scoring program designed to help you think about your writing process and communicate your ideas more effectively. IMPORTANT NOTE: Your instructor may use Criterion differently than what is shown in the screenshots .