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Week 5 Assignment: Slide Analysis and Outline

Required Resources
Read/review the following resources for this activity:

  • Textbook: review Chapter 3, 6, 7
  • Lesson
  • Link (Word doc): Week 5 Assignment TemplatePreview the document (Use this template to complete the assignment.)
  • Minimum of 4 scholarly sources (in addition to the textbook lesson)

EBOOK: McLean Scott, (2018). Exploring Interpersonal Communication (2nd ed.) Boston, MA: Flatworld

Week 5 Assignment Template

  

Week 5 Assignment Template: Slide Analysis and Outline

Title Page

Part A: Slide Analysis

Slide 1: What Works Well

(Paragraph response)

Slide 1: What Needs to be Improved

(Paragraph response)

Slide 2: What Works Well

(Paragraph response)

Slide 2: What Needs to be Improved

(Paragraph response)

Slide 3: What Works Well

(Paragraph response)

Slide 3: What Needs to be Improved

(Paragraph response)

Part B: Outline Rough Draft

General Topic: 

Specific Topic:

Thesis Statement: (one sentence)

Main Point #1: (using words and phrases)

Main Point #2: 

Main Point #3

References

(4 outside, scholarly sources in APA format on new page)

Introduction
This week you continue the individual assignment, working toward completing your Week 7 PowerPoint presentation.

PowerPoint Project Timeline

Week

Description

# 5 PowerPoint Outline Rough Draft

Instructions

Part A: Slide Analysis

Analyze the following three slides for what works well and what should be changed to improve each slide. Write a two-paragraph summary for each image using the following headings:

  • Slide # What Works Well
    • (paragraph response)
  • Slide # What Needs to be Improved
    • (paragraph response)

You will provide a two-paragraph analysis for each of the following three images, with a total analysis of six paragraphs.

Click on the arrow to see each slide.

The 3 slides are attached below

Part B: Outline Rough Draft

As you continue to develop the outline for your PowerPoint presentation, you will be confirming your thesis, main ideas, and adding a fourth source to your list of sources to be used.

Include and submit the following components:

  • Title page (title of speech, name of presenter, audience prepared for – school or institution, date)
    • You can use this information to create your first slide in PowerPoint.
  • General topic, specific topic, and thesis statement
  • Three main points with at least two working sub points that will make up the body of the speech
  • Reference section with a minimum of four authoritative, outside scholarly sources
    • These sources can include the source titles referenced during Week 4.
    • Anonymous authors or web pages are not acceptable.
    • References must be written in APA format with hanging indents, in alphabetical order, and with everything double spaced.

Writing Requirements (APA format)

  • Length: 2-3 pages (not including title page or references page)
  • 1-inch margins
  • Double spaced
  • 12-point Times New Roman font
  • Title page
  • References page (minimum of 4 scholarly sources)

Criteria

Part A: Slide Analysis: What Works Well: Paper provides a detailed analysis of what works well.

Part A: Slide Analysis: What Needs to Be Improved: Paper provides a detailed analysis of what needs to be improved.

Part B: Thesis: Thesis statement is one sentence and indicates the focus of the paper.

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomePart B: Outline Structure: Outline contains 3 clear main points with at least 2 subpoints.

Part B: Outline Organization: Points are logically organized and sequenced.

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomePart B: Resources: Submission includes 3 scholarly sources that would be suitable for each main point.

APA: Citation and Reference Formatting: All references include complete bibliographic information for sources using APA style.