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Oral Presentation Grading Criteria

1. What are two examples of irrelevant grading criteria? What makes the criteria irrelevant?

2. Assume that, as an instructor, you have tasked learners with developing and delivering a midterm oral presentation. Assuming there are 100 total points possible for the course, what method do you use to evaluate the presentation? How do you grade it? How many points do you assign to the presentation?

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What are two examples of irrelevant grading criteria? What makes the criteria irrelevant?

This is a very good question! When grading a written assignment, for example, a professor needs to focus fully on the assignment and its criteria and grade only on what was required of the assignment. Student's work needs to be clear, well described, and done in an efficient and effective style that includes proper grammar and grade-level writing. As well, every student in the class should be graded equally right down the board with no exceptions. Aspects that do not pertain to the specifics of the assignment are basically irrelevant when it comes to grading criteria.

Some irrelevant requests that I have seen over the years includes students requesting points for the effort that they put into the assignment. Whereas it is true that some students have to work harder than others and have a difficult time researching to find answers, they should not receive a higher grade because it took them four hours to complete instead of one. I ...

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The two examples of irrelevant grading criteria are determined.

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