Course Assignment Information:
Each student will
presentation on an assigned chapter topic. These will be assigned
during the 2nd class meeting. You will be expected to prepare an
outline and related handouts and distribute those to your fellow
Your chapter presentation with be given for the Chapter you select --
the course schedule for the
This purpose of this assignment
student to become
a subject-matter expert in a narrow topic of the course.
student to reinforce
skills learned in the speech course required for their degree.
presentations are known
to enhance learning & retention.
Svinicki, a professor
at University of Texas(Austin) found the following benefits:
Use these resources
you. (Since I provided them, I'll expect you to look at them and
use their suggestions.) Be sure to look at the Oral
Evaluation Guidelines so you understand how you are evaluated.
receive an "F"
for the assignment given the following circumstances:
motivation of students
through intragroup encouragement
- Working with
others in a group
- Dealing with
in group dynamics
support to beginners
- Provides for
on subject area
- Linkage of
to professional work environment
learners go on
to learn easier on their own
A detailed outline
presentation is required. A detailed set of chapter notes is
Make sufficient copies of these notes for your class
Consider these levels of learning for your presentation:
reading from the text
book. Remember, we can all read what's in the book. We want
to hear you describe it and your thoughts about it.
- Failure to
up to class
on the assigned day. The presentation is due on the same day the
chapter is scheduled -- see the course
schedule for the date of presentation.
for your presentation
on the scheduled day. This includes a lack of presentaiton
outline, presentation handouts, and a Level 2 understanding of the
||No understanding of the subject
||Possessing minimal information about the subject
||Possessing knowledge about the subject (including
||Knowledge synthesis with the ability to affect change
in the subject
area (including treatments, courses of action, prevention strategies)
a Level 2 understanding of the material. It is understood that
not a professional public speaker, nor are you an expert in the subject
matter. A successful presentation will strive to impart Learning
Level 2 to your fellow students. To assist you in your
your instructor will assist with Level 2 and Level 3. For
point you make, you must provide:
Without these three,
understanding is impossible. As a result, the presentation is
A very clear demonstration of this technique is presented by the
for the first chapter.
the concept you are presenting.
of the concept.
- An example
of the concept
in the real world. Examples can come from the book, but examples
from your life make the presentation more memorable.