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Final Career Interest Project Directions
PROJECT GOAL: Create a multimedia presentation in which you
will present information about a career-interest area or field of study
interest. In addition, write a reflective paragraph about the product and
There are two (2) parts to this assignment.
Part 1: For the final presentation, include the following:
· Select and
use a presentation tool such as PowerPoint, Prezi, or another choice discussed
during this term.
· For your
content, choose a career interest that you might pursue after completing your
degree program or a field of study interest that you might pursue within your
degree program. If you have not selected a degree yet and do not know what
career field you might pursue, review the degree programs listed on the AMU/APU
website and select one that piques your interest for additional consideration.
(How to Locate the Gainful Employment Information for Your Discipline)
presentation should include the following:
o A title slide
that includes your name as author, the date, and your course name/section
o An introduction
slide that introduces your topic, why you chose it, and your thesis statement.
o A slide
describing your career interest or field of study that connects how this topic
relates to your degree plan or career interest.
o Then, use your
concept map to create slides that address each of your critical thinking
questions using details from your research; cited, in-text, and referenced.
This should include cited facts about potential salary, work conditions, type
of activities included, or other details you have selected, using four (4) or
more different sources (book, journal article, website, video, etc) of which 2
are scholarly sources. Bullet the key points on your slides.
o Use, cite
in-text, and reference at least four (4) source citations and at least two (2)
of the sources must be scholarly sources from the APUS library. Do not include
generic web sources such as Wikipedia or About.com
o Reference all
sources, graphics, and videos in a chosen format style (APA, MLA, or Chicago)
at the end of your presentation.
· Create a
script, rehearse, record, and properly embed narration for your entire
· Include a
minimum of two (2) different media forms to enhance your presentation that
include video, images, graphics, animation, or additional audio.
· Use at least
one (1) advance feature of your presentation tool. This may include slide transitions, animation, or
automatically playing videos or narration.
Part 2: In addition to your presentation, in the text box of
the assignment, write a 5-8 sentence paragraph reflection on the finished
presentation and the overall process of completing your presentation. This
should address how you used the Big 6 Model in its creation.
Presentation examples from other APUS students (used with
Rich Hutnik: https://youtu.be/B9oBeuFZPxs
Ryan Toyer used Adobe Voice:
Malachy Moran used Knovio: