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EVALUATION FORM

Name______                   ____Session _____________School______________

Please check the point on each continuum which you feel best describes the participant's performance. Please rate the participant by circling the number which most closely represents your appraisal of his performance.

I. The Participant's ATTITUDES
5 4 3 2 1
 
                                      Cordial
               
Unfriendly
                                   Animated
               
Apathetic
                              Openminded
               
Inflexible
 
II. The Participant's FUNCTIONS
5 4 3 2 1
 
                          Contributes freely
               
Fails to contribute
                          Speaks efficiently
               
Monopolizes
                     Advances discussion
               
Blocks progress of discussion
 
III. The Participant's CONTRIBUTIONS
5 4 3 2 1
 
                              Relevant to discussion
               
Irrelevant
                                         Well prepared
               
Poorly prepared
                                              Substantial
               
Superficial
     
IV. The Participant's SPEAKING  
5 4 3 2 1
 
                                          Fluent
               
Hesitant
                           Language: Clear,   Unclear,
                                        correct,   incorrect
                                    temperate,   emotional
                                  appropriate
               
inappropriate
             Use of Voice: Meaningful
               
Annoying
     
                     Pronunciation: Clear,
Unclear,
                                         correct
               
incorrect
                         Body action: Aids
               
Distracts
 
 
 V. The Participant's IMPACT
 5 4 3 2 1
 
          Group listens attentively
               
Group ignores
           Participant has rapport
               
He antagonizes others

 

COMMENTS:

 

                                                           Total Points_______________

Evaluator__________________________________

 

 

From: Colburn, C. William. Strategies for Educational Debate. Boston: Holbrook Press, 1972, p. 203.