Lect 7 oral presentation

Lect 7 oral presentation - Preparing a PBL Case...

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Preparing a PBL Case Presentation Tracy Volz, Ph.D. Brown School of Engineering [email protected]
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Novice Presenters Fail to motivate Provide no structure Miscalculate correct level of detail Appear anxious Lose credibility in the Q&A
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High Impact Presenters Size up the situation Organize an argument Convey confidence Integrate visuals Handle questions
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Size up the Situation: Audience Who is your audience? Why are they interested? How much do they know? What do they value? What criteria do they use to make decisions?
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Size up the Situation: Purpose What is the purpose of your talk? Inform Persuade Establish credibility
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What are your key points?
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Chronological narratives Inductive organization Typical but Difficult
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Design Strategy Device had a deadline of 3 weeks for complete construction  Device had a deadline of 3 weeks for complete construction  and documentation and documentation Materials consisted of two Lego Mindstorms Kits Materials consisted of two Lego Mindstorms Kits We split the arm into components and tried to develop our  We split the arm into components and tried to develop our  ideas for each ideas for each After the developing we restructured the frame work to allow  After the developing we restructured the frame work to allow  adequate space. adequate space. We approached our design mainly from what we wanted it to  We approached our design mainly from what we wanted it to  be able to perform be able to perform We allotted time based on the priority of the component and  We allotted time based on the priority of the component and  the criteria it exemplified the criteria it exemplified We planned for a trail and error editing system to continually  We planned for a trail and error editing system to continually  make the design better. make the design better.
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