Patient Education Project Class Presentation Rubric: 100 points
Speaker uses appropriate pitch, volume, and rate of speaking. Articulation excellent.
Hasty conversational style; does not interfere with volume or articulation. Communication is unhampered.
Low volume; hasty conversational style compromises articulation and communication.
Speech difficult to hear or understand; communication is severely compromised.
Speaker is inaudible, and/or speech is garbled, impeding communication.
Gestures and Audience Engagement
Eyes, hands, facial expression, and body language all coordinate to support communication.
Eye contact is adequate. Facial and body language are neutral.
Eye contact and facial expressions are minimal; gestures and body language distracting.
No eye contact; speaker is stationary, or is supported by lectern.
No eye contact, speaker is rigid, head down, or is unable to continue.
Introduction explains the purpose of the tool, previews speech.
Body clearly explains how you created it and the reasoning for choice of tools.
Conclusion ties presentation together.
Speech is prepared, organized into an introduction, body, and conclusion, with minimal transitional devices.
Speech is obviously prepared and researched, but has no discernible intro, body, and/or conclusion and lacks interlocking thoughts.
Speech has an impromptu effect, with no discernible parts or transitions; is obviously poorly researched and unprepared.
Speech is unprepared, not researched, and is obviously an impromptu presentation.
Research used from appropriate sources
Research used, but not from appropriate sources
No research support provided
Length of presentation
Presentation is 5-10 minutes in length
Presentation is <5 minutes or>10 minutes in length