PRESENTATIONS By Jennie Kies AN INQUIRY STUDY November 2011Methods and Materials in Literacy Education
OVERVIEWNCTE/IRA StandardRationale and Inquiry QuestionTimelineProcess Research Module Creation Share with StudentsReflection and Results
NCTE/IRA STANDARDStudents adjust their use of spoken, written, and visual language (e.g., conventions, style, vocabulary) to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences and for different purposes. by √oхέƒx™ by sheilaellen
RATIONALE AND INQUIRY QUESTION Introduction to Engineering Design is the first class in the Project Lead the Way (PLTW) sequence All PLTW classes include professional presentations Professional presentations require students to adjust their use of spoken, written, and visual language If successful, use the videos in Principles of Engineering and Digital Electronics Will direct instruction about formal presentation skills and audience consideration have an impact on the quality of puzzle cube presentations?
TIMELINESept. 6 - 23 Research best practices in teaching presentation skills Research best practices in teaching presentation skillsSept. 23 – Oct. 7 Continue research and videosorganizing information Create storyboards for beginOct. 7 - 25 Create videos Create module content Convince Lisa Digman and Martin Labs to use videos in their Convince Lisa Digman and Martin Labs to use videos in their IED classes? IED classes?Oct. 25 – Nov. 14 Students are working on their puzzle cube project.Oct. 25 – Nov. 14 Students are working on their puzzle cube project. Assign videos as homework (track access through blackboard) Assign module as homework and discuss in class.Nov. 15 - 18 Students present their puzzle cube design process in a formalNov. 15 - 18 Students present their puzzle cube design process in a formal presentation to the class presentation to the classNov. 19 – Dec. 1 Compare results with past presentations and summarizeNov. 19 – Dec. 1 Compare results with past presentations and summarize findings. Create presentation for class. findings. Create presentation for class.Long term Will I see a difference in these students when they presentLong term Will I see a difference in these students when they present their work in subsequent classes? their work in subsequent classes?
PROCESS: RESEARCH"high school" AND speaking"high school" AND “presentation skills”"high school" AND teaching speechTeaching speech in the secondary schoolKF Robinson - 1954 - Longmans, GreenTeaching speech in secondary schoolsL Raubicheck - 1936 - Prentice-HallEgad! 1954 and 1936?? "high school" AND teaching "effective speaking skills" "high school" AND teaching "effective presentation skills" It’s interesting the number of articles I’m finding for ESL learners
PROCESS: RESEARCHeffective presentation skillsdesign process presentationsengineering design presentations Ef fective Presentation Skills by Steve Mandel Peer and Teacher Assessments of Oral Presentation Skills: how reliable are they? by Magin & Helmore Teaching and learning design presentations in engineering - contradictions between academic and workplace activity systems by Dannels
PROCESS: MODULE CREATION I created a new module in the Puzzle Cube folder
REFLECTION AND RESULTS 1st hour 2nd hour 5th hour 6th hour 7th hour Mean 2011 78% 83% 82% 79% 81% Mean 2010 No data 79% No data No data No data “Presentations were better than last year” ~ Lisa Digman Module can be used in other PLT W classes More direct instruction – time limitations
THANK YOUAny Questions?See Inquiry Group D Discussion Board for list ofresources and link to presentation