Experiential Learning Leadership Institute

ELLI Proposal Rubric

Proposed presentations will be reviewed based on the following rubric.

Revised 1 February 2018

Evaluation Criteria Excellent 4 Satisfactory 3 Needs Improvement 2 Component Missing 0
Proposal Title The title gains the reader's interest, and participants will know what the session is about just from the title. The title generally describes what the session will be about. The title is confusing, vague, or contradictory to the presentation's purpose. There is no title.
Presentation Outline The description previews the topic, arranges the material in an interesting way, includes active learning, and shows how it will be concluded. The description of the proposal is complete, and includes an element of active learning. There is little description, organization, or active learning to the proposal, and could be organized in a more appropriate way for the topic. There is no description or organization to the proposal.
Quality of Scholarship with Regards to Experiential Education[1] The proposal is based on sound principles of Experiential Education, and represents innovation with a solid scholarly foundation. The proposal provides evidence of a link to existing Experiential Education theories, studies, known practices of Experiential Education. The proposal shows little evidence to existing Experiential Education theories, studies, known practices or appears to be merely a restatement of existing work. The proposal shows no evidence or link to theories, studies, or known practices.
Importance of Topic to ELLI Conference (Theme: Experience of World of Learning) The proposal represents an important or very useful advance in teaching, engagement, or promotion of student learning in the area of Experiential Education The proposal has some value in terms of advancing practice or scholarly work in the area of Experiential Education. The proposal appears to have value in terms of advancing practice or scholarly work in the area of Experiential Education but is vague or confusing. The proposal does not offer new information or ideas that could further either practice or scholarship in Experiential Education.
Learning Outcomes Learning Outcomes support the purpose of the proposal and experiential education. Learning Outcomes support the purpose of the proposal. Learning Outcomes are vague or confusing. There are no Learning Outcomes.

Footnotes

  1. ELLI Experiential Education categories include the following:
    • Scholarship: Empirical, Applied, or Pedagogical;
    • Best Practices;
    • NSEE's Eight Principles of Good Practice for Experiential Learning Activities;
    • Evaluation and Assessment;
    • Internships and Career Development;
    • Community Engagement/Service Learning;
    • Education Abroad/Global Engagement;
    • Outdoor Engagement; *Student Leadership and Development Opportunities