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Nonverbal Skills

 Needs Improvement

  Working On

 Average

Developed

 Mastered
Eye Contact Does not attempt to look at audience and reads notes instead Focuses attention to one particular part of the class, does not make eye contact. Occasionally looks at  group during presentation Most of the time looks at someone or some groups at all times All of the time scans the audience and makes eye contact
Facial Expressions Shows  little facial expression during entire presentation Occasionally displays emotion during presentation Sometimes displays emotion and facial  expression during presentation  Appropriate expression, displayed with quite a few occurrences of emotion. Gives audience clues to what the content of speech is about;  excellent expression  
Gestures  Did not use gestures  Used gestures once  Used gestures a few times Quite a few hand and body gestures used had very natural hand gestures while speaking
Posture Sat , shoulders drooping during presentation  Sat  straight during presentation Stood during presentation but shifted and moved Stood during presentation, occasionally shifted Stood up straight, chin was up, paper held in front.
Vocal Skills  Needs Improvement

  Working On

 Average

Developed

 Mastered

Enthusiasm Showed no interest in topic presented Shows some interest toward topic presented Occasionally shows positive feelings about topic Demonstrated quite strong positive feelings, but a few negative Demonstrates a strong positive feeling about topic during entire presentation
Vocalized Pauses (uh, well uh, um) or  nervous laughing; mumbling 10-14 or more are noticed 6-9 are noticed 3-4 noticed 1-2 noticed No vocalized pauses noticed
Content  Needs Improvement    Working On

 Average

Developed

 Mastered

Topic Announced Audience was not kept in mind while writing.  Audience was vaguely kept in mind. Audience has a fairly good idea of what the main idea is. Audience has a very good idea of what the main idea is, but some confusion in 1-2 parts Audience clearly understands main ideas and follows it throughout
Time frame Presentation is less than minimum time Presentation is more than maximum time  Presentation is over by three minutes. Presentation's over by two minutes Presentation falls within required time frame
Visual Aid Distracts audience, and is confusing Adds little information to presentation Thoughts articulated clearly, but not engaging Visual aid enhances presentation, most visual ideas are articulated and keeps  audience interest Visual aid enhances presentation, all ideas articulated and keeps audience interest
Completeness of Ideas and Details One or more points left out Majority of points glossed over Majority of points covered in fairly good depth, some points glossed over Majority of points covered in very good depth, occasional  point glossed over Thoroughly explains all points
Quality of Presentation Audience has great  difficulty following the presenter; did not show enthusiasm. Audience has some  difficulty following the presenter; did not show a lot of  enthusiasm. Audience has a little difficulty following the presenter; showed some enthusiasm. Audience has very little difficulty following the presenter; showed much enthusiasm. Audience followed the presenter without difficulty; showed passion for topic.