Criterion/
Levels of Achievement

Exemplary

Competent/
Accomplished

Developing

Emerging/
Novice

Organization

Student presents information in logical, interesting sequence which audience can follow

Student presents information in logical sequence which audience can follow

Audience has difficulty following presentation because student jumps around

Audience cannot understand presentation because there is no sequence of information

Subject Knowledge

Student demonstrates full knowledge (more than required) by addressing all presentation requirements with explanations and elaboration

Student is at ease with presentation requirements, but fails to elaborate beyond basic presentation

Student is uncomfortable with information and is able to provide only the most basic presentation requirements

Student has not included enough information to meet the basic requirements of the presentation

Presentation Best Practices

Student utilizes presentation best practices regarding slide layout, font, font size, images, and amount of content per slide

Student utilizes appropriate graphics, font, font size, and amount of content per slide

Studentís presentation suffers from issues regarding font size, too much or too little content per slide, and/or unnecessary/inappropriate graphics

Studentís presentation is difficult to read due to the amount and size of slide content

Mechanics

Presentation has no misspellings or grammatical errors.

Presentation has no more than two misspellings and/or grammatical errors

Presentation has three misspellings and/or grammatical errors

Studentís presentation has four or more spelling errors and/or grammatical errors

References

Presentation includes Reference slide and proper APA citations throughout

Presentation includes Reference slide and citations, but they include errors with APA formatting

Presentation is lacking citations, but includes a Reference slide

Presentation lacks references of any kind