Multimedia Project Evaluation Rubric

adapted from Multimedia Mania Rubric

 

Points

1 2 3 4 Total
Creativity & Problem Solving The lesson is a presentation of information. The lesson is a presentation of information with some exploration of information. The lesson is a presentation of information with much exploration of information. The lesson is not a just a presentation of information but an exploration of information which requires higher order thinking skills.  
Navigation Directions for navigation are not clear or are not present on all frames. Directions for navigation are somewhat clear, however, the user has difficulty in certain parts of the lesson. Directions for navigation are clear enough to enable the user  to implement the lesson without stopping. Directions for navigation are clear and the user is able to implement the lesson with ease.  
Interactivity The user must not make many decisions.   Little or no feedback is given. The user must make some decisions and receives some feedback. The user must make intelligent decisions and receives feedback. The user must make intelligent decisions and choices with appropriate feedback.   
Technical The lesson achieves some standards for technical requirements The lesson achieves many standards for technical requirements The lesson achieves most standards for technical requirements The lesson achieves all standards for technical requirements.  
Organization of Content No logical sequence of information; Menus and paths to information are not evident. Some logical sequence of information, but menus and paths are confusing or flawed. Logical sequence of information. Menus and paths to more information are clear and direct. Logical, intuitive sequence of information. Menus and paths to all information are clear and direct.  
Originality The work is a minimal collection or rehash of other people’s ideas, products, images and inventions. There is no evidence of new thought. The work is an extensive collection and rehash of other people’s ideas, products, images and inventions. There is no evidence of new thought or inventiveness. The product shows evidence of originality and inventiveness. While based on an extensive collection of other people’s ideas, products, images and inventions, the work extends beyond that collection to offer new insights. The product shows significant evidence of originality and inventiveness. The majority of the content and many of the ideas are fresh, original, inventive, and based upon logical conclusions and sound research.  
Subject Knowledge Subject knowledge is not evident. Information is confusing, incorrect or flawed. Some subject knowledge is evident. Some information is confusing, incorrect or flawed. Subject knowledge is evident in much of the product. Information is clear, appropriate, and correct. Subject knowledge is evident throughout. (more than required) All information is clear, appropriate, and correct.  
Graphical Design Exaggerated emphasis upon graphics and special effects weakens the message and interferes with the communication of content and ideas. Graphical and multimedia elements accompany content but there is little sign of mutual reinforcement. There is no attention paid to visual design criteria such as balance, proportion, harmony and restraint. There is some tendency toward random use of graphical elements. Design elements and content combine effectively to deliver a high impact message with the graphics and the words reinforcing each other. The combination of multimedia elements with words and ideas takes communication and persuasion to a very high level, superior to what could be accomplished with either alone. The mixture brings about synergy and dramatic effects which reach the intended audience with style, pizzazz and elegance.  
Language Mechanics Lesson has four or more spelling errors and/or grammatical errors. Lesson has three or more misspellings and/or grammatical errors. Lesson has fewer than two misspellings and/or grammatical errors. Lesson has no misspellings or grammatical errors.  
Screen Design Screens are either confusing and cluttered or barren and stark. Buttons or navigational tools are absent or confusing. Screens are difficult to navigate, but some buttons and navigational tools work. Users can navigate a few screens. Screens contain adequate navigational tools and buttons. Users can progress through screens in a logical path to find information. Screens contain all necessary navigational tools and buttons. Users can progress intuitively through screens in a logical path to find information.  
Use of Enhancements No video, audio, or 3-D enhancements are present or use of these tools is inappropriate. Limited video, audio, or 3-D enhancements are present. In most instances, use of these tools is appropriate. Some Video, audio, or 3-D enhancements are used   appropriately to entice users to learn and to enrich the experience. In some cases, clips are either too long or too short to be meaningful. Appropriate amounts of Video, audio, or 3-D enhancements are used effectively to entice users to learn and to enrich the experience. Clips are long enough convey meaning without being too lengthy.  
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