Each student will be given 20 minutes for a presentation and 10
minutes for handling questions.
Your presentation should include a set of slides (either in
PowerPoint or in a single Web page, with suitable spaces between
It is requested that you e-mail Professor Carter your slides at least
24 hours prior to the time of your presentation so that he can post
them in advance for all students to have a chance to review them prior
to the presentation.
NOTE: Slides should not
contain large portions of text. The purpose of slides is to provide
organization to the ideas that you will be presenting. Thus slides
should be relatively sparse. A typical slide with text would have a
title for the slide and between 1 and 5 main points. Each point should
just use a few words to introduce the idea that you will be discussing.
Where you have a slide containing a graphic, it should be preceded with
a slide containing a complete and usable alt-text description of the
graphic and should be clearly labeled as a being an alternate slide.
This alternate slide will not be included in the count of the number of
slides discussed below.
You presentation should include:
- Based on your project
- (1 slide - 15 seconds)
- contains: title for your project, your name, and class name
- NOTE: Do not waste time with a table
of contents slide - this presentation is too short to need one
- Based on your proposal
- (1 slide - 1 - 2 minutes)
- contains: title for slide and outline of points that you
will discuss to justify why your project is helpful/useful and for who
it is helpful/useful
- Based on your proposal and your further
- (1 - 2 slides - 3 - 5 minutes)
- contains: title for slides and outline of major sources of
information (idea, author, date) that you used in your project
- Discuss the main activities that you
undertook to perform this project.
- (This should include a discussion of any problems that you
and how you overcame them.)
- (1 - 3 slides) - 3 - 5 minutes)
- contains: title for slides, outline of activities and how
you accomplished them and any problems that you had to overcome.
- Describe the results of
your project and how you evaluated them.
- If your project includes software, you should consider how
demonstrate the main interface and main functions in less than 5
- (4 - 8 slides + demo if applicable - 7 - 10 minutes)
- contents: will very based on your project
| Conclusion and
- Very briefly discuss what's next for your project
- Is it good enough to be used, if so by who and for what
- Does it need more work, for it to be useful, if so what
type and how much work
- Is it just a class project, that has little or no further
use, if so why is this the case
- (1 slide - 30 seconds)
- contains: title for slide and recommendation(s)
Students should practice their presentations ahead of time to ensure
that they can deliver them in the 20 minutes available.
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