COM 510 Presentations

You will give two formal presentations in this course: (1) a lecture on the textbook principles for one kind of technical writing and (2) a summary and critique of a research article on technical writing.

 

Presentation 1: Textbook Principles

When you present your textbook's principles for one kind of technical writing, your task is to teach the class how to write in the assigned genre. Your mode of delivery should be extemporaneous. Allow about 10 minutes for your presentation and 10 minutes for responses. Use the following suggestions to structure your talk:

 

Presentation 2: Summary of a Research Article

When you present your summary, your task is to offer your understanding of the assigned reading and to relate it to the current interests of the class. Your mode of delivery should be extemporaneous. Allow about 10 minutes for your presentation and 10 minutes for responses. Use the following suggestions to structure your talk: