GRADING RUBRICS FOR PARTICIPATION IN SYNCHRONOUS CHAT SESSIONS

SYNCHRONOUS PARTICIPATION RUBRIC

Category

Description

Point Value

Preparation and ParticipationPrepares for session by completing pre-session tasks and readings so that student can full participate in discussions synchronous discussion

Well-prepared for session, demonstrated good participation

3

Participated in discussions, only partially prepared for session

2

Participated minimally in discussions, not prepared for session

1

PREPARATION AND PARTICIPATION – TOTAL POSSIBLE

3

Contributions
Contributes to discussions in an appropriate manner while staying on task and not monopolizing the discussion

Contributes significantly and appropriately to synchronous discussions by initiating and responding to topics, stays focused and on task, and takes turns responding

4

Contributes to synchronous discussion when directly addressed, stays on topic, and demonstrates appropriate turn-taking

3

Contributes inappropriately to synchronous discussions by going off topic, monopolizing discussions

2

Does not contribute significantly to the discussions (lurks in session)

1

CONTRIBUTIONS – TOTAL POSSIBLE

4

Timeliness
Arrives to session on time and enters session in a manner that does not disrupt the session

Arrives on time, appropriately announces arrival and does not disrupt ongoing discussion

3

Arrives within 10 minutes of the starting time of session, appropriately announces arrival and does not disrupt ongoing discussion

2

Arrives more than 10 minutes after starting time or disrupts session with arrival

1

TIMELINESS – TOTAL POSSIBLE

3

OVERALL TOTAL POSSIBLE FOR SYNCHRONOUS PARTICIPATION

10