Presentation due Tue 02 May 14:45

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This assignment gives practice in organizing one's thoughts for the purpose
of explaining a complex system to others.
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General Instructions

The presentation should be approximately 20 minutes in length with each team member participating in some meaningful way. The presentation should demonstrate the project appropriately and should highlight the portions of the project accomplished by each team member.

Presentation Grading

Each individual will be graded on the presentation as described below. Notice that some criteria will be graded on an individual basis and some will be graded on a group basis.
Appearance (Individual)
10 Speaker was professional in appearance and manner
7 Speaker was somewhat professional in appearance and manner
3 Speaker lacked professional appearance and manner
Visual Aid Quality (Individual)
5 Excellent quality; all items clearly visible and well organized, easy to see and read; contains all required elements
4 Good quality; most all items visible and well organized, easy to see and read; contains most required elements
3 Average quality; can identify most items most of time; most of the time easy to read; contains some required elements
1 Poor quality; poorly organized
Overall Communication Effectiveness (Individual)
20 Speaker captures audience; selected materials enhance delivery; information organized well
15 Speaker communicates effectively but there is room for improvement in delivery or organization of material
8 Speaker communicates poorly
Presentation Preparedness (Group)
5 Group has all displays ready and tested prior to presentation and demonstrates familiarity with selected presentation medium
3 Group members awkward in use of display or minor delays due to equipment
1 Significant delays; clear lack of preparation of equipment/materials
Timeliness (Group)
10 Group does not exceed time limit; finishes within 10% margin from maximum; does not habitually look at watch
lose 1 point for each minute over time limit
lose 1 point for being under time by 10% or more or for excessive ``watch looking''
no point minimum!
Group Dynamics (Group)
10 Each group member participated meaningfully; transitions between presenters was smooth; appeared to be a single presentation rather than back-to-back individual presentations
8 Speaker communicates effectively but there is room for improvement in delivery or organization of material
4 Speaker communicates poorly
Total

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