INTI INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY
CENTRE OF LIBERAL ARTS & LANGUAGES
COURSEWORK AND FINAL EXAMINATION SPECIFICATIONS
MPU3223 PRESENTATION SKILLS
AUGUST 2014 SESSION
COURSEWORK COMPONENTS (100%)
E- Portfolio – (15%)
All students are required to respond individually to the online discussions and videos in Blackboard. The topics will be posted by the lecturer. Students are required to respond within the deadline set by the lecturer. Students will be awarded 0 mark for not contributing in the discussion.
Generates learning within the community
Posts elicit responses and reflections from other learners and responses build upon and integrate multiple views from other learners to take the discussion deeper. Posts attempt to elicit responses and reflections from other learners and responses build upon the ideas of other learners to take the discussion deeper. Posts attempt to elicit responses and reflections from other learners and responses build upon the ideas of other learners to take the discussion deeper. However, posts are confusing and not stimulating. Posts do not attempt to elicit responses and reflections from other learners and/or responses do not build upon the ideas of other learners to take the discussion deeper Responsiveness to discussion and demonstration of knowledge and understanding gained from assigned reading very clear that readings were understood and incorporated well into responses readings were understood and incorporated into responses
postings have questionable relationship to reading material
not evident that readings were understood and/or not incorporated into discussion Adherence to on-line protocols
all on-line protocols followed
1online protocol not adhered to
2-3 online protocols not adhered to
4 or more online protocols not adhered to
Evaluation criteria for facilitating/moderating an online (or in class) discussion: 1. The discussants will demonstrate an observable understanding of the articles being discussed. The understanding will be at the critical thinking and synthesis level. 2. The discussants will demonstrate an ability to engage the audience in a discussion that is relevant to the topics of the articles and related concepts. This can be done in a variety of ways including but not limited to: - posing engaging questions;
- eliciting responses;
- engaging the learners in an activity or task.
3. The discussants will demonstrate the ability to effectively organize the discussion. This includes: - keeping the discussion focused on the topic;
- providing structure (beginning arguments, closing arguments, wrap-up or synthesis); - staying within the timeframe alotted for discussion;
- using effective media (if applicable).
4. The discussants will demonstrate the ability to respond to questions effectively. 5. The discussants will demonstrate the ability to relate the concepts discussed in the articles to personal and professional experience by using examples from everyday practices.
(B) Speech and Presentation
Each student has to present a speech individually for 5 -7 minutes using the skills taught in class. Topics will be discussed in class.
Students are to work in groups of three or four to present their research project for 15-20 minutes. Each member has to present for about 5 minutes. The aim of the presentation is to create a platform for students to polish their presentation skills. All presentation materials need to be submitted to the lecturer before the scheduled presentation.
Presentations will be graded according to the following...
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