Feedback Criteria for the BH Research Symposium

Feedback Criteria for the
BHSU Research Symposium

(revised 10-14)
AREA OF CREATIVE SCHOLARSHIP AND ACTIVITY

IDENTIFICATION AND STATEMENT OF CREATIVE ACTIVITY (25%)

The topic is an appropriate subject for research and creative activity within its discipline.

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The focus is clearly identified and focuses on a specific question, i.e., sufficiently narrow.
The thesis or interpretative claim was clearly stated and easily recognizable.

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The presenter grounded the research topic in the theories, literature, and/or works of art in the field. The presenter offered a coherent representation of the pertinent conversations in their field.

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The significance of this activity and its contribution to the appropriate discipline is discussed.

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The project is the result of careful planning and the important phases of the research are clearly presented.

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DESIGN, METHODOLOGY, AND OUTCOMES (35%)

 

The method of investigative activity is appropriate to the selected topic.

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The objective of the topic of this creative activity has been thoroughly explored and investigated. The process of investigation has been clearly outlined by the presenter.

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Sources of creative works in the arts (literary, visual, musical, etc.) were purposely utilized in the presentation. The information presented was accurate and sufficiently documented for the particular discipline.

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The research project was conducted with sufficient rigor- A theme, topic, or concept has been explored through various angles, interpretations, etc.

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The student shows evidence of observational, literary, and/or aesthetic design skills.

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The designed purpose of the research was carried out to completion and within the scope of the original intent of the project.

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The interpretation of the results were clearly stated. The results and/or products of creative activity directly addressed the research topic, thesis, concept, etc.

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DISCUSSION AND OUTCOMES (15%)

The process and/or product of creative activity has been clearly assessed by the presenter and shows relevance to the presenter’s originating concept, topic, and thesis.

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The theoretical, literary and/or practical implications of the work is recognized and discussed. The presenter provided credible evidence of the knowledge learned from the process and outcomes. The presenter exhibits self-refection and critical theory in discussing their work.

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This presenter stated new questions raised by their creative activity and the discussion, outcomes, process, and/or productprovided new insight into the topic.

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SKILL IN COMMUNICATING AND PRESENTATION OF KNOWLEDGE (25%)

The presenter gave a clear description and concise analysis of the overall research project.The presentation was able to effectively describe or display a complete and coherent story.

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The presenter effectively articulated her/his ideas.
The presentation was well planned and organized.

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The visual aids (graphics, process photos, drawings, etc.) were effectively used and aesthetically pleasing.
If no visual aids were used (works in the visual arts must provide visuals), the presenter’s style of delivery successfully enhanced the overall communication of the research material.

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The presenter communicated effectively to the audience and demonstrated a thorough
understanding of their creative process in their oral responses to audience questions.

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