You are allotted 20 minutes for your presentation:
5 minutes for your set-up
10 minutes for your speech (8 minutes minimum, 12 minutes maximum)
8-10 minutes in length to graduate
5 minutes for you to answer any questions from your committee
Your speech consists of four distinct parts:
Present (information on your project)
Future (future impact)
Introduce yourself by greeting your committee and telling them your name and some information about yourself.
Explain how you became involved in this project. Explain PROJECT GOALS.
Present/Information about Your Senior Project:
Why/How did you choose this Project?
What are the steps that you went through to accomplish this task?
What did you learn from doing this project? How did it stretch your learning?
How has it caused you to grow as a person?
How did you stay motivated?
What habits of mind did you use?
Will any of the above apply to your future job or career? hobbies? travel? family?
Will you pursue this area of interest in the future?
Prepare 3 x 5 note cards for your speech. Consider using four – one for each of the four parts of your speech. Write a few notes on each to remind you what you’re going to say.
Your committee will evaluate your portfolio on its completeness and the quality of the work that you have included.
Your committee will give you a rating of Exceptional, Exceeds Expectation, Meets Expectation, or Does not Meet Expectation