Capstone Presentation DUE:  Sunday, November 13 th  @ 11:59 p.m.
Assignment Explanation <ul><li>After completing the 2 nd  literature review for your research question, you will develop a...
Narration <ul><li>EVERY ONE OF YOUR SLIDES MUST HAVE NARRATION IN THE  NOTES SECTION.  </li></ul><ul><li>In other words, y...
Introduction Slide <ul><li>You first slide will include the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentation Title </li></ul>...
Research Question <ul><li>This one is easy. Give the slide a title and state your research question.  </li></ul>
Impact <ul><li>Include at least one slide that explains how your topic is significant to your classmates </li></ul><ul><ul...
Present Your Research Information <ul><li>I expect you will need several (more than three) slides to give an thorough over...
Draw a Conclusion <ul><li>In other words, after you have considered all of your research, make a judgment.  </li></ul><ul>...
References <ul><li>Following MLA format, create a works cited list for sources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>From which you took a...
Questions?? <ul><li>What questions do you have? </li></ul><ul><li>Send me an e-mail or come to one of our library evenings...
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  1. 1. Capstone Presentation DUE: Sunday, November 13 th @ 11:59 p.m.
  2. 2. Assignment Explanation <ul><li>After completing the 2 nd literature review for your research question, you will develop a PowerPoint presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>The following slides include an explanation of what must be included in your PowerPoint presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Consider using pictures, video, charts, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Make your presentation look professional </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Both of this links give you some information on creating professional presentations: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.arma.org/LearningCenter/Facilitator/uploads/PowerPointGuidelines.ppt </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://mason.gmu.edu/~montecin/powerpoint.html </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Narration <ul><li>EVERY ONE OF YOUR SLIDES MUST HAVE NARRATION IN THE NOTES SECTION. </li></ul><ul><li>In other words, you will pretend you are actually giving the presentation in class. What you would say will be “said” through your notes. It’s like writing a speech. If you know how, you may use voice-over on your PowerPoint instead. </li></ul><ul><li>DO NOT “read” your PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>slides word for word. </li></ul><ul><li>The slides are meant to help explain your speech, not be your speech. </li></ul>Notes Section
  4. 4. Introduction Slide <ul><li>You first slide will include the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentation Title </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your name </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Picture of yourself looking professional </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Year and major </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Date </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Research Question <ul><li>This one is easy. Give the slide a title and state your research question. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Impact <ul><li>Include at least one slide that explains how your topic is significant to your classmates </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Think about how your topic might be important to them. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Include facts and statistics you think would grab them and convince them to pay attention. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Be sure to include an MLA citation (like you would in a paper) for any direct quotes and statistics or facts you use throughout your presentation. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Present Your Research Information <ul><li>I expect you will need several (more than three) slides to give an thorough overview of your topic. </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure the following is addressed: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DON’T explain ONLY the negative or positive aspects of your topic, but ALL SIDES. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are the two (or more) key considerations? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify key facts: Who? What? When? Where? Why? How? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who is impacted by this topic? What are their viewpoints? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What information do your classmates need to know to fully understand your topic? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CONTINUED ON NEXT SLIDE </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Draw a Conclusion <ul><li>In other words, after you have considered all of your research, make a judgment. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose one of these ideas to help you draw a conclusion about your topic: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop a solution to solve the problem in your research question. Provide support for your solution. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide a detailed explanation of what was missing in your research and the information available to you and make suggestions for future research. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Predict the future. What will happen in regards to your topic in the future? Explain in detail. Provide support for your predictions. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. References <ul><li>Following MLA format, create a works cited list for sources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>From which you took a direct quote or statistic; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>From which you paraphrased; or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>From which you developed an idea. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>I expect you will use the sources from your literature review as a starting point. </li></ul><ul><li>There are only two instances in which you do not need to cite </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When something is common knowledge or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When an idea, opinion, or insight is YOUR OWN </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Questions?? <ul><li>What questions do you have? </li></ul><ul><li>Send me an e-mail or come to one of our library evenings/days. </li></ul><ul><li>Make an appointment with me via e-mail to meet with me in my office. </li></ul>

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