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Creating Effective Scholarly Posters: Presenting

Step-By-Step guide to creating scholarly posters

1.  At your poster, look sharp and confident.  View this as you would for an interview for graduate school, sell yourself and your research.  Wear a name tag (provided) and appropriate clothing, make visual contact with your visitor, and take them through a tour of your poster.  Show excitement!

 2.  If more viewers arrive halfway through your spiel, finish your tour through your poster for the earlier arrivals.

 3.  Answer their questions directly, and if you do not know the answer, do not “fake” an answer.

 4.  Be prepared to discuss direction and further work that this project could lead you in the future.

 5.  Always thank your visitors for stopping by your poster.

Celebration of Student Scholarship Scoring Rubric

Celebration of Student Scholarship Poster Presentation Rubric

 

POSTER NUMBER:  ___________                        

 NAME: __________________________________              

POSTER TITLE: ______________________________________________________________

 MENTOR: __________________________________          DEPT: __________________________________                

COLLEGE: _______________________

 

Students have approximately 5 min. to describe the project and answer judge’s questions. The poster presentation should be focused towards a general academic audience. Circle the appropriate score for each item and tabulate total at the bottom.

POSTER VISUALS

Are images /diagrams relevant and appealing and add to purpose?

A few visuals are present in the poster

Visuals are pleasing and have relation to the content

Visuals enhance the content and draw the audience.

POINTS EARNED   

3   4

 5  6  7   8  9  10  11 

12  13   14   15

CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION

How does the project show creativity, originality and innovation?

What did the student learn and create?

The project has little creative or unique features

The project has some creative or unique features

A strong creative impact in design, implementation and developed innovative projects, products, processes, or ideas

POINTS EARNED   

3   4

 5  6  7   8  9  10  11 

12  13   14   15

CRITICAL THINKING /PROBLEM SOLVING & RESEARCH

What higher order thinking and/or research of project are evident or discussed by students?

Little amount of critical thinking, problem solving or research was evident

Some critical thinking; some problem solving, some research was evident

Critical thinking and research was firmly evident and strengthens

the project; plans, manage activities for informed decisions or solution

POINTS EARNED   

3   4

 5  6  7   8  9  10  11 

12  13   14   15

PROJECT SUPPORT

Background information/literature review, appropriate analytical techniques, and appropriate citations

No or little evidence of background information/literature review, appropriate analytical techniques, or appropriate citations

Some background information/literature review, appropriate analytical techniques, or appropriate citations

Strong evidence of background information/literature review, appropriate analytical techniques, and appropriate citations

POINTS EARNED   

3   4

 5  6  7   8  9  10  11 

12  13   14   15

STUDENT INTERVIEW

What is the project?

Do students know what they are talking about? (Reflection)

What would the students change?

What connections can students make?

Student does not demonstrate a clear understanding of the project; No or little student engagement or student is not present or is late for presentation

Student can discuss some of the project

 

Student clearly understands the project; the presentation is made in a well-organized and professional manner; knowledge of subject

POINTS EARNED   

5  6  7  8  9

 10  11  12   13  14  15  16 

17  18   19   20

PROJECT IMPACT

What purpose & impact did the project have? Is there a plan in the fall to complete project if not completed yet?

No or little evidence of student, classroom or community impact

Some evidence for student, classroom or community impact

Strong evidence the project had a purpose & made a difference; students can discuss the impact or provide data/ report results

POINTS EARNED   

5  6  7  8  9

 10  11  12   13  14  15  16 

17  18   19   20

TOTAL POINTS EARNED

 

FINAL SCORE OUT OF 100

 

 

 Additional comments from judge: