Groups of 2, 3, or 4 have already been selected for you on Moodle. The presentation will be on the topic picked for you last week. • There are three parts to this presentation • Approval • Presentation • Critique and Survey
Approval • Once you and your group have decided how you will present your topic it must be approved by your Lifeline leader. • You must have your assignment approved no later than February 21st. You may do this by: • Simply telling your Lifeline leader in class • E-mailing your Lifeline leader • Posting it on Moodle under the supplied link Unapproved presentations receive an automatic 3 point deduction!
Presentation • With your group members you will be making a 4-minute presentation on your assigned topic. • You will be required to present your topic as a group to the class on the week of March 10th-14th . You must be present in your lifeline class on the week of the 10th. There will be no make-ups!!! • If you are absent you will receive a ZERO for the project and NOT be allowed to do the critique
Presentation • The presentation will be worth 10points. However, there will be a 5 point extra credit opportunity for students that do an amazing, completely original, and extraordinarily creative job! • Please be advised that this lab uses a PC. If a group chooses to make a presentation on a Mac computer, they should preview their presentation on a PC to check compatibility. • It is up to you on how to present the material, but be creative! The following are some examples to get you started. First, you will see a run-of-the-mill PowerPoint presentation, and then you may click on links to see more interesting examples using additional media.
Critique and Survey: Worth 7 Points • Take notes while the other groups present since you will be doing a critique of the other presentations from your class • The Critique will be up on Moodle for you to download, fill in, and upload back on to Moodle. • The Survey is for you to say what you and your group mates did for this project. This will also be available up on Moodle in a link under Social Activities.
Critique and Survey • Both the critique and the survey are due • April 4th for Monday and Tuesday students, and • April 6th for Wednesday through Friday students • If you don’t do the Critique and Survey YOU WILL LOSE ALL your presentation points.
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Here is an example using an animation software (www.xtranormal.com) to help make your presentations more interesting. Click here for an example of xtranormal video. You can also use voicethread to make a integrated image, voice and video presentation.(www.voicethread.com) Click for an example of voicethread Click here for an example of how to use voicethread Another way to spice up your presentation is to use the software animoto.(www.animoto.com). You should be aware that the example of Animoto you will see runs faster than is advisable for a good presentation, unless you pay for it. Click here for an example of Animoto. You could also find images to help illustrate your topic by using the VUE program to create a concept map to explain your topic. (www.vue.tufts.edu) The subsequent slides contain information on how to use the VUE program. Now Be Creative!!!Creating a More Interesting Presentation
Do not limit yourself to these programs. Some other options include Google docs, wiki spaces, and pixton. You can make poster boards, puppet shows, and a mini skit. Your options are endless in the way you can present your topics. So be creative. Creating a More Interesting Presentation
How to use VUE Download the Concept Map Tool Here
Go to “Sign up for New Account” Click here to make new account!
Instructions This is what you will see when you first open Vue. To add a picture, open your web browser, go to your image’s link (URL). You can format the color, font and shape of your boxes (nodes) using theFormatting Palette found in the Windows Tab
Adding Images to VUE Drag the link down to the toolbar, to “VUE: New Map”
Instructions Once you drop the link into VUE, the picture will show up on your Map. You can repeat this until you have added all the pictures. To connect the images, you can use the “Link Tool”. This is a “NODE” • To create a link between two nodes click on the first node and • drag your mouse to the second node. Once a successful link • has been created the second node will glow green. • Then you can release the mouse. • You can then write on the link to describe the connection • between the two images. “Link Tool”
Sample of Concept Map in progress:
Go to File>Save As. Name your file as follows Group Number_Concept Map_Draft. From the format dropdown menu select VPK (VUE Package). Click Save. (NOTE: If you select VUE your images will not be visible on any other computer. If you select any other file type your concept map will not be able to be edited by others.) SAVE YOUR WORK!
After you’ve saved your concept map, it will look something like this DO NOT FORGET TO SAVEAS A .vpk file Save your final draft as both a.vpk file and .jpg file.