#91750 Project Interview Evaluation Evaluator’s Worksheet – Livestock Projects Exhibitor Club Date Circle Score Assigned Goals 1. Attainable, realistic, measurable. 3 2 1 At the beginning of the project, what did you want to do and learn? 2. Ability to recognize successes, progress, accomplishments. 3 2 1 How did the project go? What was most satisfying, interesting, rewarding, or exciting? Did you accomplish what you had hoped? 3. Ability to identify and describe areas that need improvement. 3 2 1 Did you run into any problems? How were problems solved? Where did you get help? How did solving problems help you personally? If you could do it again, what would you do differently? Knowledge/Skills 4. Animal Cleanliness and Health 3 2 1 Animal is clean and healthy as a result of sound management. Questions from project manual: What did you learn when you.…? How did you do….? 5. Animal Performance Market animals: Results from the 4-H Market Livestock Evaluation System. Includes 3 2 1 lean yield, usefulness to the industry, average daily gain, and quality grade. Specific ques- tions may be asked about project work and how it relates to card information and records. All other animals: Questions on their project work and how it relates to information in their records. 6. Exhibitor participation in learning activities and experiences. Group meetings, special activities, camps, contests, trips, tours, field days, companion 3 2 1 projects, sales, etc. (anything) What did you learn? How have you shared with others what you learned? What did you and your club do to benefit others in your community? 7. Story and/or Report Story: Who? What? When? Where? How? 3 2 1 Report: What is the most important part of your report? How would you apply the information in your report? 8. Project Manual Questions about any completed sections of the project manual. 3 2 1 Exhibitor/Exhibit 9. Is the presenter clean and neat, and wearing safe and appropriate clothing? 3 2 1 Is the exhibit neat and clearly presented? 10. Member Self-Evaluation and Plans Will you take this project again? Why/why not? What help do you need? 3 2 1 What plans do you have for next year? Total Score Average Score (divide by 10) Scoring scale: 3 = excellent, 2 = average, 1 = needs improvement Suggested awards: Blue = 2.6 and above, Red = 2.5 to 1.5, White 1.4 and below Scoring Guide 4-H Project Interview Evaluation scores are a result of performance; charts and records are filled the discussion between member and interviewer, out adequately. reflections of the member, records prepared by the White: Vague understanding of project animal’s member and observation of animal(s) including any performance; charts and records may be testing results. incomplete or filled out improperly. 6. Blue: Active participation at a variety of learning Goals activities and events including those outside 1. Blue: Attainable, realistic, specific, measurable project area (e.g. Community Pride). goals. Red: Participation in some learning activities and Red: General, broad goals that are not very events including two outside the project realistic, attainable or measurable. area. White: Very vague, general, or unrealistic goals. White: Participation in a minimum of learning 2. Blue: Demonstrates an excellent understanding of activities and events with one or none progress, successes, and accomplishments. outside the project area; minimum Red: Demonstrates a good understanding of requirements met. progress, successes, and accomplishments. 7. Blue: Illustrated photos, story, and/or report White: Very vague understanding of progress, indicate thoughtfulness, thoroughness, and successes, and accomplishments. application of learning. 3. Blue: Demonstrates an excellent ability to identify Red: Illustrated photos, story, and/or report are and describe personal or project challenges, above average thoughtfulness, thoroughness, and indicates how problems were managed and application of learning. or resolved. White: Illustrated photos, story, and/or report are Red: Demonstrates a good ability to identify and brief and lack depth. describe personal or project weakness, and 8. Blue: Required work completed during the year indicates how problems were managed or and evidence of in-depth understanding and resolved. application. White: Very vague, has difficulty recognizing Red: Required work completed during the year challenges and identifying solutions. and above average understanding and application. Knowledge/Skills White: Required work completed but with little 4. Blue: Indication of a specific program for project work or effort, and average understanding animal’s health and cleanliness. and application. Red: Indication of some kind of program for project animal’s health and cleanliness. Exhibitor/Exhibit White: Very vague about program with little 9. Blue: Clean, neat, and appropriate clothing. knowledge of animal health program. Red: Appearance is mediocre. 5. Blue: Demonstrates excellent knowledge and White: Appearance needs attention. understanding of project animal’s 10. Blue: Has made plans for the future, recognizes performance; appropriate charts and records reasons for plans, and help needed. are complete. Red: Has plans and some understanding of the Red: Demonstrates good knowledge and planning process. understanding of project animal’s White: Very few plans and/or unsure. Issued in furtherance of cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics, Acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Charlotte V. Eberlein, Interim Director of Cooperative Extension System, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho 83844. 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