Speaking (S) Course Rubric

This rubric should be used to evaluate all Speaking (S) courses in the following semesters:

Clarity

Analytic Skill

Synthetic Skill

Critical Thinking

Points (3)

  • Clearly stated main idea
  • Accuracy in the use of the English language
  • Clearly stated begining, main points, and conclusion
  • Smooth transition between changing ideas
  • Thorough statement of appropriate analytic techniques to employ
  • Careful and complete explanation of relevant data
  • Thoughtful identification of relevant variables for analysis
  • Thorough, appropriate and well summarized work of others
  • Unbiased discussion of differing views
  • Valid and fully supported conclusion

Points
(2)

  • Satisfactorily stated main idea
  • Some grammatical errors in the use of the English language
  • Contains an introduction and conclusion
  • Speech shows limited planning in the presentation of ideas
  • Identification of some analytic techniques to employ
  • Some explanation of the means of data collection
  • Identification of some relevant variables for analysis
  • Some discussion of the work of others
  • Incomplete discussion of the views of others
  • Plausibly supported conclusion

Points (1)

  • Poorly or no developed main idea
  • Excessive grammatical errors in the spoken word
  • Poor or no introduction and poorly or no stated conclusion
  • Little or no planning in the presentation of ideas
  • Poor or no indentification of analytic techniques
  • Poor or no data collection discussion
  • Misidentification of relevant variables for analysis
  • Poor or no discussion of the work of others
  • Poor or no discussion of the views of others
  • Missing or poorly supported conclusion
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