BEHAVIOR CHECKLIST FOR LEADERLESS GROUP DISCUSSION EXERCISE
ORAL COMMUNICATIONS DIMENSION
The ability to express ideas clearly, concisely, and effectively in oral form; to listen to others attentively and with comprehension; to give appropriate non-verbal messages and to interpret such messages when given by others.
Positive Behavioral Descriptors:
- Presents thoughts and ideas in succinct and well-organized manner.
- Speaks in clear, well-constructed, grammatically correct sentences; articulates easily and fluently.
- Maintains eye contact when speaking.
- Uses appropriate hand and body gestures, and facial expressions, to emphasize important points.
- Listens attentively and with comprehension when others are speaking.
- Uses appropriate voice inflection to emphasize main points.
- Volume of voice is appropriate to the situation.
- Uses appropriate and easily understandable rate of speech.
Negative Behavioral Descriptors:
- Ideas and points are hard to follow because they are not presented in an organized manner.
- Rambles when trying to make a point.
- Struggles for phrasing and wording.
- Words are not clearly enunciated.
- Uses incorrect grammar.
- Overly repetitive.
- Does not make eye contact with others when speaking.
- Holds hand in front of mouth when speaking; or other habits which make understanding difficult.
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