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Australian Studies (AUST40001) ASSESSMENT 3 Grading Criteria

Recorded Group Presentation and Information Handout

GROUP GRADE (70%)
GROUP

HD

D

C

P

F

Content - slides &
handout
(35%)

Content demonstrates
critical thinking and deep
understanding of topic.

Content demonstrates
critical thinking and
good understanding of
the topic.

Research &
referencing
(15%)

An excellent range of
appropriate resources with
sophisticated integration.
Accurate citations and
reference list.

Content is mostly
relevant and
demonstrates some
understanding of the
topic.
Most resources are
appropriate but not
all. Harvard style
referencing attempted
but major errors.

Content is irrelevant or
may not demonstrate
understanding of the topic.
There may be some
plagiarism.
Limited appropriate
resources. Harvard style
referencing has not been
attempted.

Grammar &
vocabulary - slides
& handout
(10%)

Language is engaging and
mostly accurate. No
spelling errors.

Language is mostly
appropriate, clear and
accurate. Spelling
errors are rare.

Design is persuasive and
very engaging. Recording is
professional.
Assessment submitted
correctly.

Language is generally
clear, but there are
some errors which
create confusion.
Some spelling errors.
Design sometimes
interferes with
communication.
Recording is not
always clear.
Assessment submitted
correctly, minor
errors.

Frequent language errors
create confusion. Frequent
spelling errors. There is
some plagiarism.

Design & layout,
sound recording &
submission
(10%)

A good range of
appropriate resources
with appropriate
integration. Minor
errors in citations
and/or reference list.
Language is clear and
appropriate. Errors do
not interfere with
meaning. No spelling
errors.
Design is clear and
engaging. Recording is
clear, with no
disruptions.
Assessment submitted
correctly.

Content is relevant
and demonstrates
generally good
understanding of the
topic.
An adequate range of
appropriate resources.
Good attempt at
Harvard referencing,
some errors.

A. Forsyth June 2015

Design is clear,
communicates
message. Recording is
generally clear.
Assessment submitted
correctly.

Design creates some
confusion. Recording is
often unclear. Assessment
not submitted correctly.

Australian Studies (AUST40001) ASSESSMENT 3 Grading Criteria
Recorded Group Presentation and Information Handout

INDIVIDUAL GRADE (30%)

INDIVIDUAL

HD

D

C

P

F

Grammar &
vocabulary presentation
(10%)

Spoken language is
appropriate and mostly
accurate.

Spoken language is
clear and appropriate.
Errors do not interfere
with meaning.

Spoken language is
mostly clear and
appropriate. There are
some errors.

Spoken language contains
frequent errors which
cause confusion. There is
some plagiarism.

Delivery (voice)
(10%)

Presentation is
persuasive and
engaging. Delivery
techniques are used
professionally.
Presentation is spoken
not read.
Every effort is made to
support the team.
Written reflection is
clear, insightful and
genuine.

Presentation is
engaging. Some
delivery techniques
are used to create
interest. Presentation
is spoken not read.

Presentation is
generally engaging.
Delivery techniques are
attempted.
Presentation is mostly
spoken not read.

Spoken language is
generally clear and
appropriate, but there are
some errors which cause
confusion.
Presentation is sometimes
engaging. Some
awkwardness. Some
delivery techniques are
attempted. There may be
some reading.

Good effort has been
made to support the
team. Written
reflection is clear and
genuine.

Effort has generally
been made to support
the team. Written
reflection is mostly clear
and usually genuine.

Some effort has been made
to support the team.
Written reflection is
submitted, but may not be
clear or genuine.

Limited or no effort to
support the team. Written
reflection is not
submitted, or may be
completely unclear or
plagiarised.

Participation &
contribution
(10%)
(peer
reflections plus
teacher
observations)

A. Forsyth June 2015

Presentation is awkward
or stilted. Delivery
techniques are not
attempted. Presentation is
often read.