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Assignment #3: Final Presentation
Course Project Assignment #3: Final Presentation
For this assignment, you will use the ″Medical Disease/Condition″ you chose for the Week 1 Mini-Presentation.
Objective: Develop an audio-narrated PowerPoint presentation based on the research you have conducted about your chosen medical condition or disease.
Schematic of Course Project Steps
Before You Start:
To prepare for this assignment, I recommend that you do the following:
Read these directions carefully.
Review the BIOL181 Final Presentation Grading Rubric.
The grading rubric is a detailed evaluation that I will use to assess your performance. It also will help you understand what is expected of you as you prepare your assignment.
Use your own words (paraphrase). For help with paraphrasing, please review the ′Quoting and Paraphrasing′ service in the Trefry Library Writing@APUS Center.
Note that your Turnitin report similarity score should be under 20% (not including references) and free of paraphrasing issues. Review the color-flagged text on your report, fix any issues, and resubmit again before the deadline (this assignment is set to unlimited submissions).
Note that less than 10% of your work should contain direct quotes.
Email me with any questions!
Assignment Instructions: Putting it all together, you will develop your presentation based on the work you submitted for all of the steps to date as well as the instructor feedback you were given.
Final Presentation requirements:
Your presentation will be submitted as an audio-narrated PowerPoint, narrated by you, the student. You cannot use ″text-to-speech″ programs or technologies that do the narration for you unless noted as an approved accommodation in a current DSA letter you have furnished to me. For instructions on how to create audio narration in PowerPoint, see the following link: Record a Slide Show With Narration. Audio narration is a requirement!
There must be visual elements (e.g., photos, videos, graphs, figures).
Your presentation must contain 10-15 slides (excluding reference and title slides) and run 5-10 minutes.
Be sure to add your name, date, class name, instructor name, and project topic to the TITLE SLIDE.
The required topics/subtopics: Your presentation should contain the following in the order listed below.
I. Introduction Slide(s) – this section must contain the following:
A. Topic selection and reason for selecting
B. Definition of medical disease/condition
C. History of medical disease/condition
II. Content Slides – this section must contain the following four required main topics with their associated subtopics:
1. Statistical prevalence (e.g., overall, gender, age)
2. Types of determinants (e.g., risk factors)
1. Costs to the individual/family (e.g., mental, physical, emotional)
2. Financial Costs (dollar figures)
3. Loss of productivity in the workforce
C. Anatomy & Physiology/Etiology
1. Which parts of the body are affected [e.g., tissue(s), organ(s), and/or organ system(s)]
2. Desсrіption of the normal structure and function of affected body parts
3. How the disease/condition changes the normal structure and function of affected body parts
4. Cause(s) of the disease/condition
1. How this disease/condition is diagnosed (e.g., history, exam, diagnostic imaging, labs)
2. How the condition/disease is treated (e.g., traditional medical treatments, alternative methods of treatment)
3. The prediction (prognosis) of this disease/condition′s outcome (e.g., life expectancy, if treated, vs. untreated)
III. Conclusion Slide – this section must contain four to six bulleted points that sum up all main topics/subtopics (statistics/epidemiology, costs, anatomy & physiology/etiology, diagnosis/treatments/prognosis) from the body of your presentation.
IV. Reference Slides
Include a final ″References″ slide listing a minimum of five (and no more than 10) academically and scientifically credible sources used for facts shared in your Final Presentation. (Not including images or other media.)
Include a final ″Media References″ slide of all images, videos, graphs, audio elements, etc., used within your presentation.
All references included in the reference lists should be cited internally within the Final Presentation and vice versa.
For guidance on how to format your references properly in APA style, please see here: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/05/
If you are using an electronic source, see here: https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/apa_style/apa_formatting_and_style_guide/reference_list_electronic_sources.html
V. Internal Citations
These are not listed on a separate slide but instead placed throughout the Final Presentation via in-text citations anytime you paraphrase, use direct quotes, or want to use visual/audio components from other sources. Therefore, all source material should be cited.
All internal citations listed within the Final Presentation should be included in the reference lists and vice versa.
If you are not sure what in-text citations are and how to format them, please visit this link from the Trefry Library. Click to open the section labeled ‘IN-TEXT CITATIONS | FORMAT′. https://www.apus.edu/apus-library/resources-services/Writing/writing-center/apa-style-guide-info.html
The reference slides and your title slide are not included in the slide count for your presentation.
Do not include the summary/evaluation sections from Assignment 1: Annotated Bibliography; simply list the references utilized in your presentation in APA format on the reference slides.
Work that is improperly cited and referenced or lacking either in-text citations or references may not be accepted for credit. Ask me questions!
Writing and Narration Expectations: Apply scientific concepts and use scientific terminology correctly. Utilize proper spelling, grammar, and punctuation. For help with pronunciation, see this link: Merriam-Webster Medical Dictionary.
Presentation Tips and Guidelines
Evaluation: Review the Final Presentation Grading Rubric that describes how your Presentation will be graded. NOTE: Regarding the scoring of the rubric, ALL criteria in a box must be met to earn the points assigned to that box.