Eligibility for the Public Speaking Skills Assessment Scale includes: -Being at least 18 years of age-Having basic reading and writing skills-Having experience with public speaking-Being able to provide verbal and written responses to questions about public speaking techniques
Did I maintain eye contact with all sections of my audience?
Did I have vocal variety (didn’t sound monotone)?
Were my movements controlled, appropriate, and non-distracting (legs, hand gestures, facial expressions)?
Did I have vocal fillers (“um”, “uh”, “like”, etc.)?
Did the presentation/speech seem well-practiced?
Did I appear confident?
Did I pronounce words correctly? Use proper grammar?
Does my appearance affect my presentation/speech? If so, is it in a positive way?
Did I seem enthusiastic?
Did I sound conversational (rather than reading or just “saying my lines”)?