Oral Defense Examiner Tutorial

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 45

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Oral Defense Examiner Tutorial

This is a tutorial for Business faculty who will be involved in Oral Defense examinations.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many content areas are covered in the test?
    • A. 

      Four

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Six

    • D. 

      Seven

  • 2. 
    Candidates are asked two questions per content area.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    How many questions are available for examiners to choose from, depending on the content area?
    • A. 

      1-3

    • B. 

      3-5

    • C. 

      5-6

  • 4. 
    How long should the test take overall?
    • A. 

      5-8 mins

    • B. 

      8-12 mins

    • C. 

      12-15 mins

  • 5. 
    What should the examiner do if the student is initially unable to answer a question?
    • A. 

      Nothing

    • B. 

      Move immediately to the next question

    • C. 

      Repeat the question as in the rubric

    • D. 

      Rephrase the question

  • 6. 
    If, after repeating the question, a student is still unable to answer, what should the examiner do?
    • A. 

      Nothing

    • B. 

      Move to the next question

    • C. 

      Rephrase the question

    • D. 

      Use an agreed prompt from the rubric

  • 7. 
    What should an exminer do if a student has misunderstood the question?
    • A. 

      Nothing

    • B. 

      Use an agreed prompt from the rubric

    • C. 

      Move on to the next question

    • D. 

      Repeat the question

  • 8. 
    What feedback should examiners give during the test if a student gives a good or very good response?
    • A. 

      Respond enthusiastically and ask questions

    • B. 

      Say: very good answer

    • C. 

      Say "thank you" and move to the next question

    • D. 

      Use an additional prompt

  • 9. 
    Examiners should discuss their grades for a student to reach a consensus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The exam should start with a brief introduction to set the scene and relax the candidate. How many of the following elements should be included? Tick all that apply.
    • A. 

      One examiner should introduce both faculty members

    • B. 

      Both examiners should introduce themselves

    • C. 

      The candidate should be asked their name and to provide ID

    • D. 

      Students are told they will be asked questions by both examiners

    • E. 

      Students should have the exam process explained is some detail

    • F. 

      The candidate should be invited to explain their product or their role

    • G. 

      Students should be asked their ID number and their section

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