Student presentations have many benefits for students, including:
- developing leadership skills
- increased self-confidence and ability to articulate their ideas
- practice in planning, preparation and performance
- gaining technology skills required in the workplace
This guide aims to provide Instructors and students with the guidance and tools they'll need to organize, plan, deliver and assess presentations.
Presentation Rubric from U. of N. Carolina - Five categories of criteria rated from outstanding to poor.
Oral Presentation Rubric, College of Science, Purdue U. - Downloadable PDF form with 5 scale rating
Presentation and Teamwork Rubrics from U. of Wisconsin
Software & Websites for Creating Presentations
Canva.com - easy
Canva allows you to select from over 20 free presentation layouts, upload your own images,
give editing capability to others, and share the link or download the finished presentation
as a PDF or a series of images.
Google slides -easy
PowerPoint - moderate difficulty
Foter.com - over 220 million free downloadable stock photos
Pixabay - pictures, illustrations, and vector graphics, with a Creative Commons “No Rights Required” license (CCO)
Pikwizard - More photos carrying a “CC0” license
Freepik - Free vector art, illustrations, icons, and photos
POWERPOINT PRESENTATION TEMPLATES
Mediasite Desktop Recorder - free download for all faculty & students. Recordings are stored on the Mediasite server and shared by link. They can also be downloaded to your computer.
Zoom is the CSUSM video conferencing solution that allows you to record the video and audio as well. With Zoom you don't need to be in the same location to record a presentation with your team members. You'll find instructions in the Student Guides>Media Tools section.
For assistance contact firstname.lastname@example.org
This work by Susan Wilson builds on the efforts of Jennie Goforth and Suchi Mohanty at U. of N.C., guides. https://guides.lib.unc.edu/presentations and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.