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Psychology Presentation Rubric

 

 

Criteria

 

 

Exemplary

 

Competent

 

Acceptable

 

Unacceptable

 

Not attempted

Grade

A: 90 100%

B: 80 89%

C: 70 79%

D: 60 69%

F: 00 59%

Topic Clarity and Support

 

Clear & accurate presentation of the psychological theory and its use. Discussion is comprehensive and goes beyond the obvious or predictable, with relevant detailed source support.

Clear & accurate presentation of most aspects of the theory and its use.  Discussion is of good quality, with minimal source support that is not relevant or missing.

The main ideas are clear.  Discussion is basic, with relevant source support for the majority of the presentation.

The main ideas are somewhat clear.  Discussion is somewhat superficial, with minimal source support that is often not relevant.

The main ideas are not clear.  Discussion is superficial.  Little to no source support is provided.

Integration of Psychology and Faith

Clear and coherent synthesis of the major principles of the theory and Christianity, with sound biblical and theological support, demonstrated in both the presentation and the reflection paper.

Clear synthesis of most major principles of the theory and Christianity, with good biblical and theological support.

Clear statement of most major principles of the theory and its relationship to Christianity, fairly well supported, with little synthesis.

Unclear statement of major principles and/or little support or synthesis.

Little or no statement of major principles, with virtually no support or synthesis.

Use of Learning Tools

Use of helpful, interesting, and creative demonstrative exercise, together with additional learning tools that enhance the quality and interest of the presentation.

Use of helpful, interesting, and creative demonstrative exercise, with no additional learning tools.

Demonstrative exercise is used and relates to the topic but adds little information and is of only moderate interest.

Demonstrative exercise is used but is largely irrelevant or does not engage the interest of the audience.

Demonstrative exercise is not used.

Use of Technology

Demonstrates intentional and creative use of technology in the presentation.

Demonstrates intentional use of technology and effectively uses it in the presentation.

Demonstrates a good basic competence with technology, but is awkward in the presentation.

Demonstrates minimal evidence of competence with technology; is clumsy in the presentation.

Demonstrates little to no ability with the use of technology in the presentation.

Professional Style

Presentation is well organized and creative, ideas are clearly articulated, and interest level of audience is maintained.

Presentation is well organized, ideas are clearly articulated, and audience is engaged most of the time.

Presentation is fairly well organized, ideas are articulated somewhat clearly, and audience is minimally engaged.

Presentation is not well organized and/or ideas are not articulated clearly, audience is poorly engaged.

Presentation is largely disorganized or inarticulate and audience is not engaged.

Professional Source Citation

At least 10 references, properly cited in APA style, that are current and from respected professional sources, with non-professional sources merely supportive; old sources are classic.

At least 10 references, properly cited in APA style, with at least 8 of them current and from respected professional sources; minimal use of relevant non-professional sources and/or outdated material.

At least 10 references, with at least 7 of them current and from respected professional sources. Non-professional and/or outdated sources are used more than minimally. APA citation style largely followed.

At least 8 references, with at least 6 of them current and from respected professional sources.  Non-professional and/or outdated sources are frequently used.

Less than 8 references or less than 6 current references from respected professional sources.  Non-professional or not fully relevant sources are used extensively.

Contribution  to Group

Group ratings of

 90 100%

Group ratings of

 80 89%

Group ratings of

70 79%

Group ratings of

60 69%

Group ratings of less than 60%