1. What is oral presentation?
This is a form of alternative assessment.
Oral Presentation is a verbal presentation of information that is shared with the other class members. Opportunity for students to show what they can do and what was learnt.
2. Various types (descriptions)
a. Speeches can be accompanied by graphics, charts, videos or power points. This can be done individually or in groups
3. how they are assessed. (define and explain using examples,
a. Using rubrics mainly, A rubric is a specimen tool used by teachers to assess students work as well as an unbias scoring guide.
b. There are certain criteria that the teacher should look for in a presentation such as
b.i. If there is an introduction
b.ii. Body of the presentation
b.iii. A conclusion
b.iv. There should be supporting material
b.v. Language – Grammer, Speech
b.vi. Finally , Delivery
4. Clear examples of how it can be used in the classroom/ tasks that you would give
a. Social Studies – History of Trinidad and Tobago before independence
b. Physics – Dynamics of how a suspension bridge works
c. Economics - Financial Reports
d. Science – Life cycle of a mosquito
5. Advantages and disadvantages of each type,
Unrepeatable Miscommunication of information Audience needs to be active listeners Difficult to find words to correctly convey meaning in a short period of time Easier to organise information THRO’ WRITING. Time consuming for a teacher to assess students Parents maybe the ones who do the child’s presentation
Verbal and non verbal cues are combined adding more dimension to the communication experience Instant and immediate in its conveying and receiving of information Builds self esteem Instant feedback Eradicate boredom
Similarities to exhibition and journals Alternative forms of assessment Rubrics can be used to assess these forms of assessment
6. Implications for students