Controversial Conversations Assessment Rubric: Spring 2007 Results

During spring 2007, Controversial Conversations researchers observed approximately forty distinct classes or public events. Because most events had multiple observers, the rubric was completed 138 times.

Dialogue Component

# and % of observations rated exemplary

# and % of observations rated satisfactory

# and % of observations rated needs improvement

# and % of observations rated unsatisfactory

Mean Rating (1=exemplary, 4=unsatisfactory)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Courage

51—37.2%

53—38.7%

26—19.0%

7—5.1%

1.92

Civility

58—42.3%

66—48.2%

13—9.5%

0—0.0%

1.67

Common Ground

39—29.1%

85—63.4%

9—6.7%

1—0.7%

1.79

Objectivity

31—22.6%

84—61.3%

21—15.3%

1—0.7%

1.94

Values

41—30.1%

52—38.2%

34—25.0%

9—6.6%

2.08

Inclusiveness

30—22.4%

47—35.1%

37—27.6%

20—14.9%

2.35