In paragraph form, answer the following questions that may affect how you think about presentations, your topics, and your audience:
What is your “story”? How would you summarize your life’s experiences?
How have those experiences, overall, shaped you as a professional? How have they shaped you as a university student?
What have you learned from your previous experiences in making formal or informal presentations to others?
For this part of the assignment, you will be preparing or updating your resume. Upon reflection of your answers in Part A, rethink your resume, and update it as appropriate to incorporate your experiences and goals. In addition, review your resume format. If you already have a template for your resume that works, that’s great.
If you would like to refresh your resume presentation, click here for a sample template.
Please submit your assignment as a single Word document, with your Part-A responses preceding your resume from Part B.
Purpose of Assignment and Content Development
Demonstrates an outstanding use of appropriate, relevant, and compelling content with excellent expression of topic, main idea, and purpose.
Demonstrates exemplary knowledge or analysis of human perspectives appropriate to the assignment’s purpose and context.
Where applicable, graphics accurately reflect the assignment requirements.
Organization, Grammar, and Presentation
Organization is clear.
Language clearly and effectively communicates ideas and content relevant to the assignment.
Presentation and delivery are confident and persuasive (where applicable).
Audience, style, tone, and perspective are consistent and appropriate to the assignment.
Few, if any, errors in grammar, spelling, and sentence structure.
Information Literacy and Research
Demonstrates outstanding selection and use of high-quality, credible, and relevant sources to develop ideas that are appropriate to the assignment.
Sources are consistently cited.
Demonstrates outstanding or exemplary ability to analyze assumptions and evaluate evidence, complexities of issues, and alternatives.
Where required, demonstrates outstanding or exemplary ability to use creativity and originality in problem solving.