Section of the presentation Content to cover the presentation Some suggested verbal starters

Section of the presentation Content to cover the presentation Some suggested verbal starters
(you can type your own notes over these)
An introduction:
(1 minute)
Introduce yourself by your name and what degree you are studying
Kia ora/ Hello/ Good morning/ Good afternoon my name is …. And I am studying …
State the topic (a list of topics is available under the Assessments tab in Blackboard).
The topic that I chose for this presentation was…
Briefly describe two (2) techniques or steps used to narrow the topic to an open-ended enquiry question I
narrowed the topic into an enquiry question by first brainstorming/mindmapping/listing all my ideas…
Then I had a discussion with my peers to select the enquiry question that I was most interested in…
The ideas/areas that were most important to me/that interested me the most were….
Then I started looking for information on the topic and further developed an enquiry question based on the
information that I found…
State the enquiry question My chosen enquiry question is What/How…
Explain how your presentation will be structured
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In the rest of this presentation I will firstly…, then I will…, and finally I will…
Analysis of the popular source of information and primary peer-reviewed journal article:
(2.5 – 3 minutes)
Introduce the popular source (newspaper, magazine, television, radio, social media post, blog, website, etc.)
and journal article by their author/s or publisher and year of publication
The author/creator/director/publisher (if no author identified) of the popular source is …….. and the year of
publication is…….
The primary journal article I have chosen is written by ……(surnames of authors; check APA7th citation
format) and published in ….(year)
Use the TRAAP test to comparatively analyse both sources (a TRAAP test guide is available in the Week 3
tab in Blackboard).
Include some details or specific examples from the sources to support your analysis.
Use the APA 7th author-year format to cite the two sources. For sources with one or two authors, state their
surnames. For sources with three or more authors, state the first author’s surname followed by et al. For
[One author] Smith (2019)
[Two authors] Smith and Henare (2019)
[Three or more authors] Smith et al. (2019)
After you have cited your sources using the author-year format at least once, you may then use terms like
“the popular source” or “the journal article”, as long as it is clear which of the two sources you are referring
The analysis in your presentation can be made more interesting and concise by using comparative language.
For example, when both your sources have similarities, you can use:
Both sources….
For differences between your sources, you can use:
Both sources differ in ….
In contrast ….
X (year) showed ….., while Y (year) showed …. I will now use the TRAAP test to analyse the two sources.
In terms of Timeliness, both the popular source published by authorX (year) and the journal article written by
authorY (year) are current because….
OR In terms of Currency, X (year) is current because; however, Y (year) is…
In terms of Relevance, both sources are relevant to my enquiry question. Firstly, authorX (year)
Similarly, authorY (year) identifies/outlines/examines/explains/investigates
In relation to Authority, X (year) are…
In contrast, Y (year) are…
In terms of Authority, the authors of my popular source are ……….
In contrast, the authors of my primary journal article are…..
Both X(year) and Y (year) are…
In terms of Accuracy, X(year) does/does not include…
In the same way, Y(year)…
In contrast, Y(year) has…
Both sources differ in terms of their Purpose. The purpose of X(year) is to……….
On the other hand, Y (year) purpose is to…
Both sources have a similar purpose
X (year) purpose is to…
Likewise, Y (year) purpose is to…
Reflection/ conclusion:
(1 minute)
Conclude with a reflection on what you have learnt about information sources, using Borton’s (1970) model.
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Refer to specific examples from your two sources of information.
What? Describe one main difference you have discovered between popular and journal articles as sources of
information. As sources of information, one main difference that I have discovered between popular sources
and journal articles is…… (this could be one main difference you have found in your TRAAP test).
So what? Analyse what this difference means in terms of using popular sources or journal articles for
communicating knowledge. This difference means that when people engage with a popular source, they
This difference means that I need to …… when selecting information sources.
Now what? Explain the significance of this learning experience in shaping your future actions, such as the
types of information sources you will use to address your enquiry question, or your recommendations to the
audience about analysing the appropriateness of different information sources I am now more aware
In future, when I am addressing my enquiry question, I will need to ………………… because …………………….
My recommendations for the general public/whanau/friends/target audience when looking at information
sources is ………….
because ……………………
A very brief close
(5 seconds) Very briefly thank your audience to end Thank you for watching my presentation.