Assignment 3: Draft Case Study Research Presentation

The major assignment for Cmns 362 is to design and implement a research project, in which you undertake research on a topic related to new communications technology and social media.  The research project should be based on primary data sources, although appropriate secondary sources that are available and relevant to your study should be included.  Assignments 1 & 2 have launched the research design and implementation.

Assignment 3 is the presentation of the draft research Report to the class.  Allocation of Date and Time for each group presentation will be conducted in class by week 6. Presentations will be conducted by all members of the group, approximately 5 minutes per presenter.

The Guidelines for this assignment:

  • Presenters: Prepare a PowerPoint (or Slideshare , etc.) presentation and handouts for each class member.
  • Each team has 15 minutes to present and 5 minutes for Q & A (a total of 20 minutes per team).
    5 minutes between presentations for wrap-up of one team and set-up of next team
    20 minute break each lecture/presentation day.
  • Each member of the team should participate as a presenter, as individuals will be graded as will the group.

The class Audience will fill out a presentation SCORECARD, such as below, to assess and provide suggestions for improving the research study for each member of theteam.

Presentation Scorecards (362, F2011)

Team

Name

Indiv.

Pres’n

/2

Indiv.

Org’n

/3

Indiv.

Content

/5

Group

Pres’n

/2

Group Org’n

/3

Total

Per person

1.1

Person A
Person B
Person C

Comments:  Pls. identify issues of Organization and Content that might help with the team’s Final Research Report assignment.


 

Exemplary Competent Developing
Individual presentation skills The presenter spoke clearly and intelligibly, modulating voice tone and quality, maintaining eye contact, and using appropriate body language.  The use of humour and competent handling of technology also contributed to the excellence of the presentation.  The presenter used all of the time available but did not go over the time limit. The presenter was intelligible but mumbled or droned, spoke to fast or too slow, whispered or shouted, used inappropriate body language, or failed to maintain eye contact, inappropriate excessive, or too little humour or technical problems detracted from the presentation.The presentation ran over or under the time limit but not dramatically. The presenter mumbled or droned, spoke too fast or too slow, whispered or shouted used inappropriate body language, or failed to maintain eye contact to the point where intelligibility was compromised.  Too much or too little humour or technological problems seriously detracted from the presentation.  The presentation ran seriously over or under the time limit.
Group presentation skills The presentation followed a logical progression and allowed each member an equal opportunity to shine.  Group members treated each other with courtesy and respect and assisted each other as needed. The presentation followed a logical progression but was unbalanced in the way time or content was assigned to members, or the division of labour was fair but impeded the logical progression of the argument.  Group members were mostly respectful and helpful toward one another, but there were lapses. The presentation followed no logical progression, seriously overlapped one another, or allowed one or a few people to dominate.  Group members showed little respect or courtesy toward one another and did not assist one another even when it was clear that a group member was in trouble.
Group organization The group thesis, topics to be covered and the direction the individual presentations will take are clearly stated at the beginning and carried through in the rest of the presentations. The thesis, topics to be covered, and the direction the individual presentations will take are clearly stated at the beginning but not carried through in the rest of the presentation, or the thesis, topics to be covered, and direction emerge in the presentation but are not clearly stated in the introduction. The thesis, topics, and direction are unclear, unstated or not evident in the body of the presentation.
Individual organization The individual presentation was well organized in itself with an introduction body and conclusion.  That organization was emphasized and made clear to the audience through the use of appropriately captioned PowerPoint, overheads, or handouts. The individual presentation was mostly well organized but there were problems with the introduction, body, or conclusion.  The presenter used PowerPoint, overheads or handouts, but these were too wordy or too vague to help the audience follow the organization. The presentation rambled with little evidence of an introduction, body or conclusion.  PowerPoint, overheads or handouts were either not used, or did not assist the audience in following the organization in any significant way.
Individual content Facts and examples were detailed, accurate, and appropriate.  Theories referenced were accurately described and appropriately used.  Analyses, discussions, and conclusions were explicitly linked to examples, facts and theories. Facts and examples were mostly detailed, accurate, and appropriate, but there were lapses.  Theories were referenced, but they were either not accurately described or not appropriately used.  The connection is evident or implied but not explicitly linked to examples, facts and theories. Facts and examples were seriously lacking in detail, inaccurate, or inappropriate.  Theories referenced were inaccurately described and inappropriately used or not referenced or used at all.  There was no clear connection between analyses discussion, and examples, facts, and theories.

 

 

 

Communication Skills Feedback for Individuals

 

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