ORAL PRESENTATION EVALUATION CRITERIA AND CHECKLIST

 

Presenter’s Name                               

Presenter’s Topic                               

 

CRITERIA

Excellent

Good

Fair

Needs Work

COMMENTS

(1) ORGANISATION

 

 

 

 

 

•  talk was well-prepared

 

 

 

 

 

•  topic clearly stated

 

 

 

 

 

•  structure & scope of talk clearly stated in introduction

 

 

 

 

 

•  topic was developed in order stated in introduction

 

 

 

 

 

•  speaker summed up main points in conclusion

 

 

 

 

 

•  speaker formulated conclusions and discussed implications

 

 

 

 

 

(2) CONTENT

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker:

 

 

 

 

 

•  was in control of subject matter

 

 

 

 

 

•  covered what s/he intended to cover

 

 

 

 

 

•  displayed knowledge of topic by referring to other sources

 

 

 

 

 

(3) CONFIDENCE

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker:

 

 

 

 

 

•  looked relaxed and confident

 

 

 

 

 

•  controlled nervous hand movements

 

 

 

 

 

•  used appropriate body language

 

 

 

 

 

•  established good eye contact initially

 

 

 

 

 

•  maintained eye contact throughout talk

 

 

 

 

 

•  was aware of the audience response

 

 

 

 

 

•  speaker’s movement and posture were relaxed

 

 

 

 

 

PTO


 

CRITERIA

Excellent

Good

Fair

Needs Work

Comments

 (4) SPEECH

 

 

 

 

 

•  pace was varied and not too rushed

 

 

 

 

 

•  volume was appropriate

 

 

 

 

 

•  intonation varied & appropriate

 

 

 

 

 

•  pronunciation and articulation were clear

 

 

 

 

 

•  grammar accurate

 

 

 

 

 

(5) VISUAL AIDS

 

 

 

 

 

•  equipment handled with confidence

 

 

 

 

 

•  introduced at appropriate times

 

 

 

 

 

•  were legible

 

 

 

 

 

•  did not contain too much information

 

 

 

 

 

•  showed appropriate use of diagrams

 

 

 

 

 

(6) TIMING/MODE OF DELIVERY

 

 

 

 

 

•  talk was well-timed

 

 

 

 

 

•  time was divided appropriately

 

 

 

 

 

•  speaker spoke from notes

 

 

 

 

 

•  speaker read text in spoken style

 

 

 

 

 

(7) DISCUSSION MANAGEMENT

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker used appropriate strategies to:

 

 

 

 

 

§          initiate discussion

 

 

 

 

 

§          control flow of questions and focus of discussion

 

 

 

 

 

§          respond confidently

 

 

 

 

 

§          deflect difficult or irrelevant questions