Oral Communications Evaluation

 

Instructions:  This tool may be used to evaluate a variety of speaking situations.  Assess each competency on a scale of 1 to 5 based on the following qualities:

 

1-Unacceptable      2-Poor            3-Proficient             4-Good             5-Excellent

 

Course Name___________________________ Course Number_________________

 

Purpose of speaking assignment __________________________________________

 

                                                                                                                                                                Comments

1.  Effectively communicates verbally.

Maintains appropriate volume:                                           1     2     3     4     5     NA

Maintains voice quality:                                                       1     2     3     4     5     NA

Demonstrates correct pronunciation/ articulation:          1     2     3     4     5     NA

Vocal distractions are minimal:                                          1     2     3     4     5     NA

Appropriate speed and effective use of pauses:               1     2     3     4     5     NA

 

Average__________

 

2.  Effectively communicates non-verbally.

Uses appropriate gestures, facial expressions,

and movement to support message:                                   1     2     3     4     5     NA

Maintains eye contact:                                                         1     2     3     4     5     NA

Avoids physical distractions:                                              1     2     3     4     5     NA

 

Average___________

 

3.  Presents material in an organized manner. 

Attention getting opening:                                                   1     2     3     4     5     NA

Articulates goal or thesis effectively:                                1     2     3     4     5     NA

Presents points in a logical sequence

with clear transitions:                                                           1     2     3     4     5     NA

Closes with an effective summary:                                     1     2     3     4     5     NA

 

Average___________

 

4.  Maximizes Content.

Reflects audience analysis:                                                 1     2     3     4     5     NA

Demonstrates preparation and research:                           1     2     3     4     5     NA

Uses appropriate presentation aids:                                   1     2     3     4     5     NA

Gathers feedback and answers questions effectively:    1     2     3     4     5     NA

 

Average___________

 

Average the overall score for the final result.  The minimum goal we would like to see students attain is a score of 3.

 

Overall Average________