Assessment By Oral Presentation
What is Assessment by Oral Presentation?
Oral presentations are often used to assess student learning from student individual and group research projects.
Oral Presentation Assessment Tips for Instructors:
- Oral Presentation Tips and Peer Evaluation Questions Laura Goering, Carleton College, developed these tips and student evaluation template for the Carleton College Perlman Center for Learning and Teaching (more info) .
- Assessment rubrics can be a particularly useful tool in assessing student presentations.
- Oral Report Evaluation Rubric (Microsoft Word 56kB Jul6 07) from Mark France, Gallery Walk page.
- Information on developing scoring rubric.
- Information on developing instructional rubrics.
- If students are giving group presentations, the following Student Peer Assessment Rubric for Group Work (Microsoft Word 37kB May20 05)can be useful for having student assess the individuals in their groups.
- The Assessing Project Based Learning Starting Point website page uses rubrics to assess oral presentations.
- For an example of how to incorporate rubric in to a class, see Environmental Assessment course.
- Oral Presentation Assessment Examples - See how other courses have incorporated oral presentations. This link will take you to a browse listing example courses that have incorporated oral presentations.
- Effective Speaking Resources from the State Your Case project - A handful of useful resources about speaking effectively and giving successful oral presentations.
- Professional Communications Projects - Learn more about this teaching method, which asks students to effectively communicate scientific information in a genre that professional scientists are expected to master, such as with scientific posters, conference proposals or oral presentations.