Ratings play a central role in distinguishing submissions by quality. The rating is a measurement that most users draw upon when searching for submissions they want to download. If over time assessors become too generous, the ability of the rating system to distinguish submissions by quality deteriorates. For this reason, accurate ratings are essential to maintaining order and meaning in our submission archives.
Below is a simple guide to help you determine when to award what rating for a submission's assessment criteria.
- 0 - 4.9 ~ The criterion has serious flaws.
- 5 - 6.9 ~ The criterion is average.
- 7 - 7.9 ~ The criterion is good.
- 8 - 8.9 ~ The criterion is of high quality.
- 9 - 9.9 ~ The criterion is exceptional.
- 10 ~ The criterion is perfect in every conceivable way.
If you are too generous with your ratings, you may receive a suggestion from a moderator to revise your assessments. Please consider this, as your assessments not only determine the effectiveness of the rating system but also influence each author's learning process.