Presentations
Home Up Presentations In-Class Constructions

 

#2-- Error Analysis

 

CRITERIA FOR EVALUATING GROUP PRESENTATIONS IN EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

 

C

B to B+

A- to A

A to A+

 

Poor

Conventional

Shows Quality

Striking

Creativity /

Originality

 

-conventional

-originality

-creativity

-striking originality

-striking creativity

-pushing the envelope

Fluency

-one idea or resource

-a couple of ideas or resources

-adequate ideas or resources and they do cohere

-numerous ideas or resources which cohere

Flexibility

rigid/stilted

conventional

breaks with conventions

unconventional

Constructivism

quoting

reiterating

translating

building something unique

Bloom's Taxonomy

low levels

low levels

high levels-analysis, or evaluation, or synthesis

high levels-analysis, evaluation, & synthesis

Humour

nil

weak

evident, and responded to by audience

well integrated with the message

Creative Sound Effects / Music

nil

distracts

supports the presentation

sound track

musical accompaniment

 

Content

true to the text

sparse

disjointed

true to the text

logical and linear

knowledgeable (with assists)

coherent

logical and linear

knowledgeable (extemporaneous)

coherent

logical and linear

knowledgeable (mastery evident)

Communication

nil

weak

good

has a naturalness to it

Aware of audience needs

nil

at times

usually

really in tune with the audience=s attention span and interest

Audience involvement

nil

spectators

some

actively involved

Audience Learning

very little

some learning- even if from mistakes -10% of content

learning is happening- maybe 50% of the content

substantial learning- 80% of the key information points

Visual aids

nil

cue cards, overhead, chalkboards...

PowerPoint, puppets, children, animals, toys,

collage, student created characters from various media,

Audio Aids

nil

some

Good use of audio (Music, WAV files, voice-over, theme songs...

Creative audio- compose and play a song, burn a CD, mime, simulate a radio show,

Pacing

poor

varied-seems okay at times

good pacing for the most part

flawless

Sequencing

material is out of sequence

some material is out of sequence

logical and orderly

logical, orderly, and creative (e.g., use of rewind, playback, parallelism,...

Transitions

major problem

minor problem but distracting

okay, but room for improvement

professional quality

Getting Attention

minimal

evidence of a strategy to hook interest

good attention-getting technique

great attention-getting technique

Holding Attention

they are lost from the start

attention falters mid way through

attention is held until the end...

The audience is riveted.

Summarizing

nil

not necessary but would help

good summary/review

good summary- dramatic, visual, handouts, bizarre, humorous, use of mnemonic...

Adaptable when necessary

rigid

attempts to adapt fail

good adaptations when necessary

any adaptations necessary seem natural and confidently handled

Enthusiasm

no affect

attempts at affect

good affect

almost professional (e.g., drama majors, radio broadcasters, motivational speakers)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Length of Presentation

over 10 minutes

close to 10 minutes but doesn't need to be so long

5-10 minutes-and it's a reasonable amount of time for content

timing seems just right at every point of the presentation

Video quality

Poor

A few problems but not watchable

Good

Looks Professional

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Editing--Video Transitions

Disjointed

Broken, Sluggish, Large Gaps

Smooth, just minor glitches

Appears Professional

Video Lighting

Didnít learn from others mistakes

Didnít learn from others mistakes

Good

Appears Professional

Video Tripod

Unsteady

Unsteady but watchable

Steady

Appears Professional

Audio Quality

Static and volume problems

Static or volume problems

Good quality

Audio Editing

Voice

Not clear

Minor Problems

Good

Excellent (Quality, affect, editing,Ö)

Voice Overlay

None

Attempted

Makes sense

Appears professional in terms of form and content...

Group # Identified

Poor

Clear on either recording or container

Clear on both recording & container

Clear on both recording & container, with a touch of drama, or creativity, or professional packaging.

Group Members Identified

Poor

Clear on either recording or container

Clear on both recording & container

Clear on both recording & container, with a touch of drama, or creativity, or professional packaging.

Handouts

nil

offered

handouts are valuable but not likely to be read

Logical, concise, appealing ...

Debriefing / Commentary

absent but needed

attempted but lacks clarity

clear and logical

clear and logical and dramatic (acted, colour, loud, visual, handout, etc.)

PowerPoint

basic, but not clear or reader friendly

content okay but flaws distract from content

form and content make a good communicative fit

into advanced functions (WAV files, video, split screen, etc.)