Conference-Style Presentation (10% course grade)

  • revised/shortened from research paper, no more than 15 minutes.
  • supported with ppt or handout
  • demonstrates research
  • presents a position or argument about basic writing
  • may use primary as well as secondary research
  • uses SAE and disciplinary expecations re: conference presentations
    • thesis should be obvious
    • points/evidence should be supported with evidence based on experience and/or academic resources
    • speaking should be relatively rehearsed, organized by notes, and/or relatively coherent
    • ppt or handout should provide relevant info to audience to help them follow your arguments and/or walk away with valuable information & be written in SAE, meet conventions of citation.