Instructions: Utilizing your open resource textbook or other sources answer the following questions. When answering using information you obtained, make sure to cite the source in-text and create a Works Cited or Reference page at the end of your quiz. Remember supporting your view with evidence is important to creating a good defense of your response.
1. What is audience analysis? Why is it critical in creating, planning and giving a presentation?
2. Explain each of the different types of organizational patterns a speaker could follow in planning a presentation. Which pattern(s) do you think it would be critical to have very effective visual aids for an audience? Give examples to support your view. Next, discuss the four delivery style options speakers have to deliver a presentation. Include the benefits and the drawbacks of each for both the speaker and the audience.
3. What is plagiarism? Explain the BASE model in reference to a speaker dealing with sources/evidence during a presentation. How many sources will you need to use in your informative presentation?
4. After viewing the sample presentations in this unit, which speaker do you think gave a better informative presentation? Utilize the information you have learned to defend your response. Next, locate an informative presentation on YouTube that uses visual aids. Watch it and critique the organization, delivery, and usage of visual aids. ***Please include the link to the YouTube video you watched in the response.
5. What is the purpose of the opening and a closing of a presentation? Give examples of the types of attention devices a speaker could utilize. Explain what each speaker did for an attention device in the sample videos you watched on Blackboard or the personal one you selected. Lasts, why do transitions help an audience during a presentation?
Criteria Grading TESTS
All work must be typed, 12 point font utilizing either MLA or APA style format.
9-10 EXCELLENT: Information presented is well organized and developed without grammar or punctuation errors. It reflects a thoughtful, detailed analysis of the individual’s position and the specified required elements listed for the assignment. Answer reflects readings and research.
8-7 GOOD: Information presented is organized but may lack developed areas of the specified required elements listed for the assignment. The information is clearly organized but contains a few grammar and punctuation errors. Answer reflects readings and research.
6-5 AVERAGE: Information presented is average in organization and development with frequent grammar and punctuation errors. It reflects an average analysis of the individual’s position and the specified required elements listed for the assignment. The writer simply lists information or even misses some of the required elements while barely summarizing their viewpoint. Answer reflects little support from readings and research.
4-3 FAIR: Information presented is poorly organized and lacks adequate development. It is difficult to process with frequent grammar and punctuation errors. It reflects little attention to the analysis of the individual’s position and the specified required elements listed for the assignment. Reflection and research is not addressed.
2-0 POOR: Information presented is not organized, developed, or presented in any kind of acceptable format. It contains lack of attention to grammar, punctuation, analysis, and all of the required elements for the assignment. There is no reflection of readings and research.
CALCULATING THE FINAL GRADE
Each response will be graded on a scale from 10-0. These responses will then be multiplied by 2 for the final grade out of 100. (For example, 48 points x 2 = 96. 32 points x 2= 64)