Do not just write a paper and copy chunks of it into each slide. Treat this as if you were going to give this presentation live.

Required Resources
Read/review the following resources for this activity:

Extra resources:

Instructions
You are attending an international journalist event and have been chosen to give a presentation of the roles of the media in influencing government and its citizens. Identify and describe the possible roles of the media in influencing government and its citizens using specific descriptive examples. Please create a PowerPoint presentation to assist you in your presentation.

As you complete your presentation, be sure to:

  • Use speaker’s notes to expand upon the bullet point main ideas on your slides, making references to research and theory with citation.
  • Proof your work
  • Use visuals (pictures, video, narration, graphs, etc.) to compliment the text in your presentation and to reinforce your content.
  • Do not just write a paper and copy chunks of it into each slide. Treat this as if you were going to give this presentation live.

Presentation Requirements (APA format)

  • Length: 8-10 substantive slides (excluding cover and references slides)
  • Font should not be smaller than size 16-point
  • Parenthetical in-text citations included and formatted in APA style
  • References slide (a minimum of 2 outside scholarly sources plus the textbook and/or the weekly lesson for each course outcome)
  • Title and introduction slide required

Grading
This activity will be graded using the Assignment Grading Rubric.

Course Outcomes (CO): 2, 4

Due Date: By 11:59 p.m. MT on Sunday

Rubric

POLI330 Week 2 Media Slides Grading Rubric (100 pts)POLI330 Week 2 Media Slides Grading Rubric (100 pts)CriteriaRatingsPtsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIdentify and describe the roles of the media in influencing government and its citizens40.0 ptsThe student identifies and describes the four roles of media.34.0 ptsThe student identifies and describes three roles of media.30.0 ptsThe student identifies and describes two roles of media..24.0 ptsThe student identifies and describes one role of media.0.0 ptsNo effort40.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeProvide an example for each role10.0 ptsThe student provides an example for each of the four roles.8.0 ptsThe student provides an example for each of the three roles.7.0 ptsThe student provides an example for each of the two roles.6.0 ptsThe student provides an example for one of the four roles.0.0 ptsNo effort10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeSpeaker notes15.0 ptsThe student’s speakers notes add details and expand upon bullet points.12.0 ptsThe student’s speaker notes expand upon bullet points, but more detail could be added.11.0 ptsThe student’s speaker notes are neither thorough nor compelling.9.0 ptsThe student’s speaker notes are sparse and add little to the main bullet points.0.0 ptsNo effort15.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeLength: 8-10 substantive slides (excluding cover and references slides)10.0 ptsThe student provides 8-10 substantive slides plus title and reference slide.8.0 ptsThe student provides 8-10 slides plus title and reference slides, but they lack substance in places.7.0 ptsThe student provides 6-7 substantive slides plus title and reference slide.6.0 ptsThe student provides less than 6 substantive slides or is missing a title and/or reference slidde.0.0 ptsNo effort10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeUse of Visuals10.0 ptsThe student masterfully uses visuals (pictures, video, narration, graphs, etc.) to compliment the text in presentation and to reinforce content.8.0 ptsThe student somewhat skillfully uses visuals (pictures, video, narration, graphs, etc.) to compliment the text in presentation and to reinforce content.7.0 ptsThe student uses visuals (pictures, video, narration, graphs, etc.) to compliment the text in presentation and to reinforce content.6.0 ptsThe student fails to use visuals skillfully (pictures, video, narration, graphs, etc.) to compliment the text in presentation and to reinforce content.0.0 ptsNo effort10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAPA/Source Integration10.0 ptsSources are referenced according to APA standards and two sources in addition to the text are provided.8.0 ptsSources are referenced according to APA standards and two sources are provided.7.0 ptsThe majority of the sources are erroneously referenced according to APA standards.6.0 ptsSources are referenced according to APA standards, but only one source is provided.0.0 ptsNo effort10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWriting5.0 ptsThe student presents information using clear and concise language in an organized manner (minimal errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).4.0 ptsThe student presents information using understandable language, but is somewhat disorganized (some errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).3.0 ptsThe student presents information using understandable language but is very disorganized (many errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).2.0 ptsThe student presents information that is not clear, logical, professional or organized to the point that the reader has difficulty understanding the message (numerous errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and/or punctuation).0.0 ptsNo effort5.0 pts