Module 1
Ask Good Questions
Module 2
Finding Information
Module 3
Selecting the Best
Module 4
Putting it Together
Module 5
Your Presentation
Module 6
Making the Grade

Presenting either on your own or with a group is part of life as an adult. All walks of life include presentations.  For instance:

  • If you cook, the food you prepare is a presentation. 
  • If you are an auto mechanic, the repaired car is your presentation.
  • If you are an engineer, your invention is your presentation.
  • If you are a researcher, your published research is your presentation.

The Internet allows you to take your presentations to a wide audience.  You can create a personal brand and excellent reputation. All it takes is a good product and a little hard work.

Directions: Begin with #1 and work through #6 below.

#1

Prepare your final project keeping in mind the assignment and your audience. Decide if your project should be published.  If you are publishing, where will you publish?

#2 Watch the videos Taking the Mystery Out of Copyright to learn about how you can secure copyright for your own project.
#3 Watch this video Get Creative! to learn about Creative Commons licenses. Then, Choose a License and learn about the different types of Creative Commons licenses and public domain. Decide if you want to allow modification of your project, and if you want to allow commercial use.  Learn how you can acquire Creative Commons license for your work.
#4 Know how to create a positive online profile.  Check out the Manage Your Online Presence and learn how to create a positive online profile and a personal brand before you publish your work online..
#5 Discuss. In your online or class discussion, share your thoughts about copyright vs Creative Commons licenses and how they apply to your research project and presentation.
#6 Check your learning with this quiz.

 

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