Utilizing the information you compiled for your literature review paper, and the feedback you received from your instructor about the literature review, prepare a 10-15 minute Power Point presentation on your topic, summarizing the key points and conclusions. Be sure to direct this presentation to an audience in the community. For example, if your paper pertained to a topic in developmental psychology, direct your presentation toward parents, or a parenting center. If your topic pertained to substance abuse, direct it toward a community service agency which may use this information for educating teens or parents about preventing drug use, or current clients about treatments and facilities available. Please state in your presentation the specific audience toward whom your presentation is aimed. Include a reference page in APA format, as well as speaker notes and an audio file with your presentation.
Your slides should provide answers to the following questions:
Your presentation should also follow these guidelines:
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Assignment 1 Grading Criteria Maximum Points
Describes topic and explains the practical implications of the conclusions of the literature review with clarity and detail.
Describes the audience to which the presentation is directed.20
Revises the literature review based on feedback from the instructor.
Presentation of information is clearly focused on the specific audience.
Explains the prevailing argument(s), including their strengths and weaknesses, supported by findings from relevant articles.
Synthesizes key points established in and through the literature review.40
Elaborates on multicultural factors relevant to the topic and to the studies reviewed.
Discusses how the findings can be extended to a more diverse population or additional multicultural factors that should be included in future studies.40
Discusses relevant ethical issues related to the topic and to the studies reviewed.
Describes how they were or could be addressed in the research.20
Relates the conclusions of the literature review to at least two specialization areas in psychology.
Applies the conclusions from the literature review to specific populations or issues.
Provides well-reasoned conclusions, and pointed towards areas for future research.
Provides suggestions for future work that are appropriate and have an applied focus.36
Introduction has an opening, provides come background information, and states the topic.
Transitions between slides are present.
Design of presentation (i.e. background, pictures, text etc.) is clear, appropriate for the assignment, balanced and compliments both the writing and speaking throughout the presentation.
Any written portion (including writing on the slides and in notes) follows conventions of spelling and grammar throughout. Errors are infrequent and do not interfere with comprehension.
Using APA format, accurately paraphrased, quoted, and cited in many spots throughout when appropriate or called for. Errors present are somewhat minor.
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