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ELEMENTS OF EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION


Introduction:

An effective presentation requires careful preparation. In this task, you’ll complete a plan for an informative or persuasive presentation. Your presentation should address an academically oriented research topic. Your preparation should include researching your chosen topic, planning for your intended audience, and creating an outline or other plan for your presentation.

Requirements:

A. Write a rationale (suggested length of 1 page) for the presentation in which you do the following:

1.  Identify an appropriate purpose for the presentation.

2.  Describe your intended audience for the presentation (suggested length of 1–2 sentences).

3.  Explain the significance of the chosen topic.

 

B.  Create a presentation plan (e.g., outline) for a five- to seven-minute presentation on your chosen topic by including the following parts:

1.  an effective introduction that includes the following parts:

•   an attention-getting opening

•   a thesis statement

•   a preview of the main points of the presentation

2.  support for each of the main points from part B1.

3.  an effective conclusion that includes a summary of the main points and closing comments

4.  three to five credible sources

a.  Provide acknowledgement of source information within the presentation plan for any content that is quoted, paraphrased, or summarized.

b.  Provide a corresponding reference list for the three to five credible sources that includes the author, date of publication, title, and location of information (e.g., publisher, journal, or website URL) for each of the sources. APA citation style is the standard at WGU and is strongly encouraged.

 

C.  Attach one appropriate visual element (e.g., chart, graph, picture, model) that supports one of the main points with acknowledgement of any source information used.

 

D.  Identify three potential questions your audience may ask about your topic.

1.  Write an appropriate response for each of the three questions identified in part D.

 

 

 

Attachments:

value: 0.00 value: 1.00 value: 2.00 Score/Level
Articulation of Response (clarity, organization, mechanics) The candidate provides unsatisfactory articulation of response. The candidate provides weak articulation of response. The candidate provides adequate articulation of response.  
A1. Purpose The candidate does not identify an appropriate purpose for the presentation. Not applicable. The candidate identifies an appropriate purpose for the presentation.  
A2. Audience The candidate does not provide an appropriate description of the intended audience for the presentation. Not applicable. The candidate identifies an appropriate description of the intended audience for the presentation.  
A3. Significance of the Chosen Topic The candidate does not provide a logical explanation of the significance of the chosen topic. The candidate provides a logical explanation of the significance of the chosen topic, with insufficient detail. The candidate provides a logical explanation of the significance of the chosen topic, with sufficient detail.  
B1. Introduction The candidate does not provide an effective introduction that includes the given parts. The candidate provides an effective introduction that includes 1–2 of the given parts. The candidate provides an effective introduction that includes all of the given parts.  
B2. Support for Main Points The candidate does not provide adequate support for any of the main points from part B1. The candidate provides adequate support for 1 of the main points from part B1. The candidate provides adequate support for each of the 2–3 main points from part B1.  
B3. Conclusion The candidate does not provide an effective conclusion that includes a summary of the main points and closing comments. The candidate provides an effective conclusion, with insufficient detail, that includes a summary of the main points and closing comments. The candidate provides an effective conclusion, with sufficient detail, that includes a summary of the main points and closing comments.  
B4. Credible Sources The candidate does not provide any credible sources. The candidate provides 1–2 credible sources. The candidate provides 3–5 credible sources.  
B4a. Source Information Acknowledgement The candidate does not provide acknowledgement of source information within the presentation plan for any content that is quoted, paraphrased, or summarized. The candidate provides incomplete acknowledgment of source information within the presentation plan for any content that is quoted, paraphrased, or summarized. The candidate provides acknowledgement of source information within the presentation plan for any content that is quoted, paraphrased, or summarized.  
B4b. Reference List The candidate does not provide a corresponding reference list for the 3–5 credible sources that includes the author, date of publication, title, and location of information for each of the sources. The candidate provides an incomplete corresponding reference list for the 3–5 credible sources that includes the author, date of publication, titles, and location of information for each of the sources. The candidate provides a corresponding reference list for the 3–5 credible sources that includes the author, date of publication, title, and location of information for each of the sources.  
C. Visual Element The candidate does not provide 1 appropriate visual element that supports one of the main points. The candidate provides 1 incomplete visual element that supports one of the main points. The candidate provides 1 appropriate visual element that supports one of the main points.  
D. Potential Questions The candidate does not identify any appropriate potential questions that the audience may ask about the topic. The candidate identifies 1–2 appropriate potential questions that the audience may ask about the topic. The candidate identifies 3 appropriate potential questions that the audience may ask about the topic.  
D1. Responses to Questions The candidate does not provide an appropriate response for any of the three questions identified in part D. The candidate provides an appropriate response for 1–2 of the three questions identified in part D. The candidate provides an appropriate response for each of the three questions identified in part D.