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Student Outcomes Committee

MCC's 4 Cs iSLOs

COMMUNICATION - SCORING GUIDELINES

COMMUNICATION – SCORING GUIDELINES

DEFINITION:

Communication is the purposeful development, expression and reception of a message through oral, written or nonverbal means.   

 

Descriptors:

Achievement Level 4

Achievement Level 3

Achievement Level 2

Achievement Level 1

1. PURPOSE:

Establish a clear central focus for a message which demonstrates an understanding of context, audience and task

Purpose is PRECISELY STATED AND MEMORABLE for audience, context, and task

Purpose is PRECISELY STATED for audience, context, and task

Purpose is STATED for audience, context, and task

Purpose is NOT CLEARLY STATED for audience, context, and task

2. CONTENT:

Develop appropriate, relevant content logically sequencing ideas and/or information

Relevant content is developed EXPERTLY, LOGICALLY sequencing IDEAS AND/OR INFORMATION

Relevant content  is developed APPROPRIATELY, LOGICALLY sequencing IDEAS AND/OR INFORMATION

Relevant content is developed SPORADICALLY, sequencing ONLY POINTS

Message  developed  is  SIMPLE and LACKS relevant content and sequencing

3. LANGUAGE:

Apply language of a discipline in an appropriate and accurate manner to demonstrate comprehension

Language choices and/or  modes of expression are THOUGHTFUL, MEMORABLE, COMPELLING AND APPROPRIATE to audience AND discipline

Language choices and/or  modes of expression are THOUGHTFUL AND APPROPRIATE  to audience AND discipline

Language choices and/or  modes of expression  are APPROPRIATE to audience OR discipline

Language choices and/or  modes of expression  DETRACT from message  

4. EXECUTION:

Convey a message effectively

CONSISTENTLY conveys intended message

MOSTLY conveys intended message

SELDOM conveys intended message

FAILS TO convey intended message

5. RECEPTION:

Utilize appropriate oral, written or nonverbal means to receive and/or interpret a message effectively

CONSISTENTLY utilizes appropriate oral, written or nonverbal means to receive and/or interpret intended message

MOSTLY utilizes appropriate oral, written or nonverbal means to receive and/or interpret intended message

SELDOM utilizes appropriate oral, written or nonverbal means to receive and/or interpret intended message

FAILS TO utilize appropriate oral, written or nonverbal means to receive and/or interpret intended message

Revision: 9/2015