Guidelines & Presentation Evaluation Criteria

Poster Guidelines

The Nancy Kreiter Student Research Day committee will be glad to print out and set up your poster free of charge.

Follow these Guidelines

  • Submit your poster online as a PowerPoint with 40x30 dimensions. (View poster template with suggestions.
  • The complete poster file must be submitted by 12 midnight, Sunday, April 12, 2015 in order to be printed, please email the completed file no later than 12 midnight, Sunday, April 12, 2015. 
  • Landscape format is strongly encouraged, but we will accept portrait format.

Late Posters

If you miss our deadline for printing, then you are responsible for having your poster printed. Please abide by the 40x30 dimensions, if possible. If the poster is not in the 40x30 format, you will also be responsible for set up. Please consult with Dr. Sossa about where and when to display your poster.

Poster Set Up

In order for us to set up your poster in Fourier Library, your printed poster must be delivered to Kenneth Sossa in Knott 337 or left with Pat Bell in Knott Science 206A no later than 12 noon, Wednesday, April 22, 2015.

Questions?

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to email Dr. Sossa.

Presentation Evaluation Criteria

Organization

Excellent—4

Specific introduction and conclusion

Sequenced material within the body

Cohesive presentation content

Proficient—3

Introduction and conclusion

Sequenced material within the body

Cohesive presentation content

Basic—2

Basic introduction and conclusion

Sequenced material within the body is inconsistent

Below Basic—1

Basic introduction and conclusion

No sequence in material

Language

Excellent—4

Enhances the effectiveness of the presentation

Correct grammar

Appropriate to audience

Proficient—3

Supports the effectiveness of the presentation

Correct grammar

Appropriate to the audience

Basic—2

Not interesting

Partially supports the effectiveness of the presentation

Correct grammar

Appropriate to audience

Below Basic—1

Unclear

Minimally supports the effectiveness of the presentation

Occasional mistakes in grammar

Appropriate to audience

Delivery

Excellent—4

Good posture

Eye contact with the audience most of the time

Appropriate gestures and expression

Delivered with confidence

Full group participation

Proficient—3

Good posture

Frequent eye contact with the audience

Appropriate gestures and expression

Almost full group participation

 

Basic—2

Intermittent good posture

Occasional eye contact with the audience

Appropriate gestures and expression

Partial group participation

 

Below Basic—1

Poor posture

Minimal eye contact with the audience

Not enough or excessive gestures and expression

One person participation

Content

Excellent—4

Student discusses the reasons for choosing topic

Student describes in detail their findings

Student indicates what she has learned

Proficient—3

Student discusses the reasons for choosing topic

Student outlines her findings

Student shows what she has learned

Basic—2

Student discusses the reason  for choosing topic with a few details

Student does not outline her findings

Student  misconceptions are still seen

Below Basic—1

Student  discusses the reasons for choosing topic

Student  does not outline what she has learned

Student still sounds confused on this topic