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CS456/556 Grading Criteria

CS456/556 Final Presentation and Project Demo Evaluation

Date: __________________________________________________________

Name of the evaluator: ____________________________________________

Team: __________________________________________________________

Writing: 20 points are given for each of the following, for a total possible score of 100 points.
___________ Mechanics – Length, spacing, margins, name on paper
___________ Grammar and spelling – Deductions for misspelled words and violations of the basic rules of English grammar.
___________ Sentence structures and proper paragraphs – Are the sentences well-formed and easy to follow structurally? Are there paragraph breaks at the appropriate points?
___________ Organization – Is the organization logical and complete? Are sources properly acknowledged?
___________ Technical clarity – Does the writing carry an argument through in a cohesive sequence to a strong conclusion.

___________ Total

Presentation: Each of the following areas receives a score of 0 to 10 points, for a total score of 0 to 100 points.
___________ Posture, use of hands
___________ Eye contact
___________ Volume
___________ Articulation
___________ Organization of the presentation
___________ Power point slides: appropriate level of details
___________ Power point slides: graphical quality and readability
___________ Appropriate rotation of the presenter among team members/Appropriate length for individual presenters
___________ Drawing on class/client interaction
___________ Informative scenarios for demonstration

___________ Total

Project: Each of the following areas receives a score of 0 to 20 points, for a total score of 0 to 100 points.
___________ Feature completeness
___________ Usability and GUI design
___________ Performance and quality
___________ Innovation
___________ Documentation

___________ Total

Essay: Each of the following areas receives a score of 0 to 20 points, for a total score of 0 to 100 points.
___________ The paper is focused.
___________ Technical content is detailed and sound.
___________ References are cited sufficiently and appropriately in text and listed in order at the end.
___________ The paper is broken naturally into sections.
___________ The usage of the language is correct and natural.

___________ Total