Participation Criteria: Examples
How to assess your participation.
1. Lisa came to class every day of the week (three days). She spoke entirely
in Spanish and had all the necessary materials with her. She did all the
assigned work before each class, and was an attentive and active participant
in the class.
Lisa's participation grade: Use of Spanish
2. Sam attended class three days. He asked questions in English about
material/instructions he didn't understand. He did most of the assigned
work before class and was attentive in class, but only occasionally attempted
Sam's participation grade: Use of Spanish
3. Karen was in class only one day without having excused her absences.
She spoke only in Spanish, did most of the assigned homework, but did
not take an active role in class activities.
Karen's participation grade: Use of Spanish
Based on a handout prepared by Prof. Francisco Solares-Larrave, Indiana University Kokomo.