Presentation

Purpose

During the second half of the semester, you will each be responsible for one slideshare presentation (no longer than 5 minutes & no fewer than 10 slides) in which you make analyze Treme through one of the following lenses slow violence, climate refuges, preservation (Noah’s Ark), drowning, land reclamation, civilization, or shorelines.  For full credit, your presentation must refer to at least one text we read in class. After you present in class, you embed your presentation onto a static webpage with a short head note and a works cited.


Instructions

  • Analyze Treme through one of the following lenses slow violence, climate refuges, preservation (Noah’s Ark), drowning, land reclamation, civilization, or shorelines.
  • Compose a slideshow with at least 10 slides, set to scroll automatically. Slides should have minimal copy, clearly convey your analysis and critical point of view, and spark conversation. When you present be sure your spoken portion is in synch with the slide scroll.
  • Perform your slideshow for the class
  • Publication TBA
  • INTRODUCTION/HEADER: Please write a short paragraph in which you provide an abstract of the form and content of your presentation. Remember an abstract should provide a few sentences that give a general overview of the argument and goals of the presentation. Follow the overview with a quick description of the evidence used and the form in which it is delivered. Conclude with a sentence or two on the presentation’s success a persuasive document with in environmental discourse
  • Include a list of “Sources Cited” beneath the movie on the dedicated page.

Audience

As always your peers and I are your primary audience, yet please also keep an ever expanding, global Internet audience in mind for this paper. What style, tone, and vocabulary choices will you have to make to suit both the audience, and the subject matter for each project? Explain quotations and images do so as if your audience has never read the texts you discuss; determine the most effect ration between audio, verbal, and visual text; and make best choice for overall ease of use.

Assessment
  • Does the presentation analyze Treme through one of the following lenses slow violence, climate refuges, preservation (Noah’s Ark), drowning, land reclamation, civilization, or shorelines.?
  • Did presenters refer to and/or cite primary and secondary sources?
  • Is visual/audio synched?
  • Did presentation provoke discussion?
  • Did presenters publish the presentation, header, and works cited on or before the due date?

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