Objective To obtain a better understanding of… What students find so challenging about presenting How students prepare What kind of feedback they’re getting Their knowledge of the AAC/presentation skills tutoring How they gained that knowledge If they’d be willing to utilize it in the future
Project Summary Campus wide research study Paper surveys Sample – 26 classes 1 upper and lower level from each department Tabulation through Survey Monkey Analysis of results Generation of print ads
Data Analysis21 out of 26 classes (80% participation) 380 completed surveys
What do you find mostchallenging about deliveringan in-class presentation?Reason: Audience Judgment
How often are you requiredto give a presentation?
Do you practice in front ofsomeone else before youpresent in front of anaudience?
Feedback on how you couldperform better in the future?Speaking ability = 60%
Awareness Knowledge of the AAC – 87% Presentation skills tutoring – 51% How did you hear about it? – Professor (67%)
Would you be willing toutilize it for an upcomingpresentation?Time conflicts = 58%
Summary of Results Audience judgment = nervousness The requirement is there Students aren’t preparing effectively Majority need to work on speaking ability AAC – not enough promotion Students also may not be willing