Final Project Tips and GuidelinesPresentation Transcript
THE FINAL PROJECT PROFESSIONAL ENGLISH MR. JAIME
Rationale of the Project Help others: One reason why we are here: to be able to help others after we graduate. Help self: Another reason: to empower ourselves with useful skills, information, and attitudes. Rationale: This project is related to your achieving these two goals.
Expected Output 1 poster (infographic), size: A4x4 1 report projectproposal (IT majors) business proposal (Business majors) 1 presentation in PowerPoint About the writer (1 minute maximum) About the project (3 minutes maximum)
Project Limitations Time: You should choose a project that can be finished in three weeks. Effort: Your project should be something that you can do without much difficulty. Resources: Your project should require very little physical resources. viable (effectiveness or profitability) practical (ease of implementation or use) related to your culture / home country / major course of study or degree original – developed in class; each step approved by the lecturer; cannot be copied from the internet
Your Target Audiences The Poster: a specific group in your community in your home country. The Report: this is proof of your professional communication skills, for your lecturer to grade. The Presentation: this is for the general public in the campus.
Submission SUBMIT on paper to your group leader one day before the class. Group leader, leave the posters on the lecturers table before the class begins. If the group leader is absent or late for that meeting, the entire class will not get a grade. TIP: Appoint an assistant group leader.
The Report IT PROJECT PROPOSAL ORBUSINESS CONCEPT PROPOSAL
The Report FORMAT: Parts of an academic research paper: Starting from Cover Page, Table of Contents, Abstract… to References, About the Author, and Research Notes. GOAL: To create proof of your ability to write a formal report. Note: Do not print on paper until the final week.
Submission SUBMIT by email to your group leader one day before the class. Group leader, leave the reports on the lecturers table before the class begins. If the group leader is absent or late, the entire class will not get a grade.
Deadlines Week 6: Outline Week 7: Research Notes Week 8: Complete Report + Cover Letter or Transmittal Letter (for self-correction) Week 10: Full Report (for grading) Week 11: Edited Report Week 12 Published Report (for exhibit)
The Presentation ABOUT THE WRITER ABOUT THE PROJECT
The Presentation A one minute PPT presentation about you, the writer. Goal: To correct your design errors To correct your presentation errors To get a higher grade in the final presentation A three-minute PowerPoint presentation about your project. Automatic timing of about 20 seconds per slide; approximately 9 slides, (including introduction and references). Goal: To convince the group why your project is useful to the target audience. Submit to your group leader.
Submission Group leader: transfer the files to my laptop at the start of the class. If the group leader is absent or late, the entire class will not get a grade.
Deadlines: PPT 1PPT 1: the writer of the project Week 7: in-class presentation, peer assessment Week 8: removal presentation (lecturer assessment) Week 12 : Public exhibition (to be approved)
Deadlines: PPT 2PPT 2: the project Week 9: in-class presentation, peer assessment Week 10: removal presentation (lecturer assessment) Week 12 : Public exhibition (to be approved)