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Presentation Topics

Dear students,The presentation topics for this semeser (in order) are 1) media, 2) globalization, 3) human rights, 4) gender, 5) language, and 6) design / fashion. There will probably not be time to do all 6 topics.
The grading and assessment criteria are organization, content, accuracy, fluency, delivery, critical thinking, and research.
Kind regards, Chris Elvin

Welcome to Chris Elvin's Rikkyo University Presentation blog.

Dear Students,Here is your syllabus for the semester: Course DescriptionThe goal of this course is to improve presentation skills as well as reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.Course Assessment and Grading Criteria30%Attendance and participation40% Class activities30%Final PresentationAttendance and participation 30 points: You are expected to attend ALL classes. Each absence will be penalized by a deduction of 3% from your final grade. If you are late, will be penalized by a deduction of 1% from your final grade. If you are very late, you will be considered absent. Rikkyo University policy is that you must attend 80% of the classes in order to be eligible for a passing grade. Students who are ever-present, positive, cooperative, friendly, and cheerful are likely to score maximum points for this criterion.Class activities 40 points: You will have several class activities that will help you to improve your presentation skills. Some of these activities will be assessed as pa…