Audio Evaluation Criteria


Level of Achievement
Not Yet Competent
Organization Clear, logical, and organized. Listener can follow line of reasoning. Clear and well organized but a few minor points may be confusing. Listener can follow only with effort. Some arguments are not clear. Organization seems haphazard.  
Style Level of is appropriate for the audience. Presentation is delivered as a planned conversation and paced for audience understanding. It is not simply reading a paper. Level of audio is generally appropriate. Pacing is sometimes too fast or two slow. The presenter seems slightly uncomfortable at times, and the audience occasionally hast trouble hearing him/her. Aspects of audio are too elementary or too sophisticated for audience. The voice(s) seem uncomfortable and can be heard only if listener is very attentive. Much of the information sounds as if it is read.  
Audio reflects case The audio is a basis for getting across important aspects of the case solution. Does not seem to address critical aspects of the case but is related to the general nature of the case. Difficult to determine how audio is related to case.  
Originality Demonstrates that the group thought about the case and how to express its critical points in a novel way Good but just not a novel approach to the case. Very uninspiring approach to the case material.  
Depth of Content Audio provides an accurate and complete explanation of key concepts and theories, drawing on relevant literature. Applications to theory are included to illuminate issues. Listeners gain insights. For the most part, explanations of concepts and theories are accurate and complete. Some helpful applications are included. Explanations of concepts and /or theories are inaccurate or incomplete. Little attempt is made to tie theory to practice. Listeners gain little from the presentation.  
Accuracy of Content Information (names, facts. Etc.) included in the audio is consistently accurate. No significant errors are made. Listeners recognize any errors to be the result of nervousness or oversight. Enough errors are made to distract knowledgeable listener, but some information is accurate. The audio is useful if the listener can determine what information is reliable.  
Grammar and Word Choice Sentences are complete and grammatical, and they flow together easily. Words are chosen for their precise meaning. For the most part, sentences are complete and grammatical, and they flow together easily. With a few exception, words are chosen for their precise meaning. Listeners can follow the audio, but they are distracted by some grammatical errors and use of slang. Some sentences are incomplete/ halting, and / or vocabulary is somewhat limited or inappropriate.  
Freedom from Bias (e.g. Sexism, Racism, Ageism, Hetrosexualism, etc.) Oral language is free from bias. Oral language is free from bias with one or two minor exceptions. Oral language includes some identifiable bias. Some listeners will be offended.  
Verbal Interaction - response to questions Consistently clarifies, restates and responds to questions. Summarizes when needed Generally responsive to audience comments, questions, and needs. Misses some opportunities for interaction. Responds to questions inadequately.  
Overall Impression Everything comes together to get the point across Things flow but not always clear where they are going Disjointed audio but attempted to cover the subject