Participation Criteria: Examples



How to assess your participation (for a class that meets two days a week ).

Examples:

1. Lisa came to class every day of the week (two days).  She spoke entirely in Spanish 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 Spanish

10

Interaction: Group

10

Interaction: Class

10

Total:

30

2. Sam attended class both 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 Spanish

8

Interaction: Group

8

Interaction: Class

6

Total:

22

3. Karen was in class only one day without having excused her absences.  She spoke only in Spanish, 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 Spanish

5

Interaction: Group

4

Interaction: Class

4

Total:

13

Borrowed from Prof. Francisco Solares-Larrave, Indiana University Kokomo.


Fred Jehle jehle@ipfw.edu
Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499, USA
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