Participation Criteria: Examples
How to assess your participation.
1. Lisa came to class every day of the week (three days). She spoke
entirely in French and had all the necessary materials with her. She
was a very active participant in group activities as well as attentive and
responsive during whole class activities.
Lisa's participation grade: Use of French
2. Sam attended class three days. He forgot his text one day and had to share
one with his classmate. He asked questions in English about material/instructions
he didn't understand. He participated actively in groups, but only occasionally
during whole class work.
Sam's participation grade: Use of French
3. Karen was in class only one day without having excused her absences.
She spoke only in French, showed interest in the class, but did not
take an active role in group work nor in whole classroom activities.
Karen's participation grade: Use of French
Borrowed from Prof. Francisco Solares-Larrave, Indiana University Kokomo.