Participation Criteria: Examples
How to assess your participation.
1. Lisa came to class every day for the week (two 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 both 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 or group activities.
Karen's participation grade: Use of Spanish
Based on a handout prepared by Prof. Francisco Solares-Larrave, Indiana University Kokomo.