Should student’s textbooks be replaced by notebook computers or tablets?

Primary Task Response: In this assignment, you will be delivering a persuasive oral presentation. Please use the Persuasive Oral Presentation Template to assist you with completing this assignment. Please select one of the topics below and chose which side of this topic you fall on. The goal of this assignment is persuade your fellow classmates that they feel similar to you on your chosen topic.

  1. Should the driving age be raised to twenty-one?
  2. Should student’s textbooks be replaced by notebook computers or tablets?
  3. Should teens be able to buy violent video games?
  4. Should professional athletes have to take drug tests?
  5. Should children who commit violent crimes be tried as adults?
  6. Should the government censor internet content deemed inappropriate?
  7. Should vaccinations be required for all children attending a daycare or a school?

Your Persuasive Oral Presentation slide presentation should include:

  1. Title slide- Include your name, and title of the presentation- speaker notes not needed for this slide
    • Slides 2-6 should include a minimum of 50-75 words in the speaker notes that expand your thoughts beyond what is on your slides
  2. Introduction slide- Introduce your presentation
    • Include your opener
    • Include your thesis
  3. A slide for your first main point- Include supporting points
  4. A slide for your second main point- Include supporting points
  5. A slide for your third main point- Include supporting points
  6. (Optional) A slide for your fourth main point- Include supporting points
  7. (Optional) A slide for your fifth main point- Include supporting points
  8. Conclusion slide- Restates the thesis, summarize key points of the presentation, and be sure to leave your audience with a final thought (50-75 words for notes)
  9. Reference slide- Include sources used for your presentation in APA format-notes not needed for this slide
  10. Images on slides- Make your presentation engaging with images, make sure the images don’t detract or distract from the words on your slides.
  11. 3-5 minute speech/audio file covering your entire presentation (please see below for directions on adding audio recording to your PPT).
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