Table 2.

Pharmacy Students' Scores in Six Domains Used to Grade Public Health Posters

Poster DomainMean (SD)aPerfect Scores No. (%)
Poster Layout/Appearance4.7 (0.4)29 (41)
Organization of Thoughts4.8 (0.3)32 (45)
Literature Search4.5 (0.4)21 (30)
Content: Understanding of Topic & Public Health Principles4.4 (0.5)20 (28)
Persuasiveness/Critical Thinking4.7 (0.3)27 (38)
Verbal Poster Presentation4.9 (0.2)58 (82)
Total Score (30 possible points)28.0 (1.3)12 (17)
  • Scale: 1 = poor, 2 = fair, 3 = average, 4 = good, 5 = excellent.

  • see Faculty Assessment Grading Rubric, available upon request from the author

  • a n=71