|In this class, students will learn a range of presentation skills, including poster presentations, presentations using software such as Haiku Deck, and collaborating with Google Drive. There will be a focus throughout on good pronunciation, rhythm, and intonation.|
|Upon completion of the course, students should be able to:|
Create a poster presentation or smaller paper-based presentation to use with an overhead camera;
Create a presentation using iPads and Haiku Deck;
Collaborate with other students using Google Drive to create a presentation.
|Students are expected to attend class regularly and to do all assignments as they come up. Towards the end of the semester, there will be a longer assignment, and students are expected to work constantly and responsibly towards finishing it.|
|Weeks 1-5: Learning from a model presentation|
Weeks 6-9: Create a paper-based presentation on a seminar topic.
Weeks 10-15: Main (collaborative) assignment. Students will follow the whole process of researching a topic, writing notes, and creating a presentation in multiple formats. These formats may include a poster presentation, a PowerPoint (or similar) presentation, and a presentation published to the Internet.
|Students should work at their assignments each week between classes.|
A grammar reference.
|Final scores will be based on the quality of all the assignments through the semester and a final self-assessment.|
|Assessment will be based on regular attendance and participation through the semester and on assignments. Note that “assignments” means all the visible work that you have done connected with the assignment, not only the final “product”.|