Proposal Evaluation Rubric

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Score 

4  

3

Weight

Possible Points 

Criterion 1.

The proposal title gains the reader’s interest and describes the session.

The title is engaging and clearly describes the session.

The title is clear in its description of the session but is not engaging.

The title is engaging but is not clear in its description of the session.

The title does not clearly describe the session and is not engaging.

The submission lacks a title.

  x1

 4

Criterion 2.

The topic is important and relevant to the field. 

The topic is one with great impact in the field of ESL.  It is highly relevant to most of the target audience.

The topic has significant importance in the field of ESL.  It will be of interest to more than half of the target audience.

The topic has moderate importance in the field of ESL.  It will be relevant to less than half of the target audience.

 The topic has limited importance in the field of ESL.  It will be relevant to few people in the target audience.

 The topic was not specified; OR, the topic has no importance or relevance.

 x2

 8

Criterion 3.

The proposal summary is well-written.  It clearly states the session objectives, what will occur in the session, and the participant outcomes.

 The summary is well-written and clearly states the objectives, what will occur in the session, and the participant outcomes.

 The summary fails to state one of the following:   the objectives, what will occur in the session, or the participant outcomes; OR the summary is poorly written.

The summary fails to state two or more of the following:  the objectives, what will occur in the session, or the participant outcomes; OR, the summary fails to state one of these and is poorly written.

The summary fails to state all of the following:  the objectives, what will occur in the session, or the participant outcomes; OR, the summary fails to state 2 of these and is poorly written.

The summary is missing; OR, the summary fails to state objectives, what will occur in session or participant outcomes AND it is also poorly written.

 x4

 16

Criterion 4.

The session type is appropriate to the session content.

The session type chosen is the best match for the proposal.

The session type chosen might be appropriate.

The session type chosen is probably not appropriate.

The session type chosen is almost certainly not appropriate.

No session type was chosen.

 x1

 4

 Total Points              32