# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Computer Information Systems, Advanced Task 1967260438

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Critique the clarity and effectiveness of advanced multimedia presentations.

Definition

Critique should be made in accordance with the components of effective presentations, including

  • achieving the purpose of the presentation in relation to the intended audience
  • determining the type of output—on-screen slide show, LCD projector, Web site, tablet
  • considering time restraints and computer hardware availability
  • determining the best design for a presentation that will communicate the message
  • providing a meaningful title and storyboard based on a focused message to be communicated
  • keeping the layout simple, easy to read, and appropriate for the content
  • choosing attractive colors, backgrounds, and themes that make the slide easy to read
  • keeping the text concise
  • choosing fonts and styles that are easy to read and emphasize important text
  • using visuals to help communicate the message of the presentation
  • determining additional advanced features that would enhance the presentation and principles of effective communications:
    • incorporating appropriate written and oral skills
    • maintaining clarity of content
    • wearing professional attire
    • maintaining good posture
    • practicing effective elocution
    • using presentation software and tools (e.g., laser pointer, presentation remote) while continuing to engage the audience
    • keeping presentation within the allotted amount of time.

Related Standards of Learning

English

10.1

The student will make planned multimodal, interactive presentations collaboratively and individually.
  1. Make strategic use of multimodal tools.
  2. Credit information sources.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to work effectively with diverse teams including setting rules and goals for group work such as coming to informal consensus, taking votes on key issues, and presenting alternate views.
  4. Assume responsibility for specific group tasks.
  5. Include all group members and value individual contributions made by each group member.
  6. Use a variety of strategies to listen actively and speak using appropriate discussion rules with awareness of verbal and nonverbal cues.
  7. Respond thoughtfully and tactfully to diverse perspectives, summarizing points of agreement and disagreement.
  8. Choose vocabulary, language, and tone appropriate to the topic, audience, and purpose.
  9. Access, critically evaluate, and use information accurately to solve problems.
  10. Use reflection to evaluate one’s own role and the group process in small-group activities.
  11. Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning, use of evidence, rhetoric, and identify any faulty reasoning.

10.2

The student will examine, analyze, and produce media messages.
  1. Create media messages for diverse audiences.
  2. Credit information sources.
  3. Evaluate sources for relationships between intent, factual content, and opinion.
  4. Analyze the impact of selected media formats on meaning.
  5. Analyze the purpose of information and persuasive techniques used in diverse media formats.
  6. Evaluate the motives (e.g., social, commercial, political) behind media presentation(s).
  7. Describe possible cause and effect relationships between mass media coverage and public opinion trends.
  8. Monitor, analyze, and use multiple streams of simultaneous information.
  9. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet when evaluating or producing creative or informational media messages.

11.1

The student will make planned informative and persuasive multimodal, interactive presentations collaboratively and individually.
  1. Select and effectively use multimodal tools to design and develop presentation content.
  2. Credit information sources.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams.
  4. Respond thoughtfully and tactfully to diverse perspectives, summarizing points of agreement and disagreement.
  5. Use a variety of strategies to listen actively and speak using appropriate discussion rules with awareness of verbal and nonverbal cues.
  6. Anticipate and address alternative or opposing perspectives and counterclaims.
  7. Evaluate the various techniques used to construct arguments in multimodal presentations.
  8. Use vocabulary appropriate to the topic, audience, and purpose.
  9. Evaluate effectiveness of multimodal presentations.

11.2

The student will examine how values and points of view are included or excluded and how media influences beliefs and behaviors.
  1. Describe possible cause and effect relationships between mass media coverage and public opinion trends.
  2. Create media messages with a specific point of view.
  3. Evaluate media sources for relationships between intent and content.
  4. Analyze the impact of selected media formats on meaning.
  5. Determine the author’s purpose and intended effect on the audience for media messages.
  6. Manage, analyze, and synthesize multiple streams of simultaneous information.
  7. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet when evaluating or producing creative or informational media messages.

12.1

The student will make planned persuasive/argumentative, multimodal, interactive presentations collaboratively and individually.
  1. Select and effectively use multimodal tools to design and develop presentation content.
  2. Credit information sources.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams.
  4. Anticipate and address alternative or opposing perspectives and counterclaims.
  5. Evaluate the various techniques used to construct arguments in multimodal presentations.
  6. Use a variety of strategies to listen actively and speak using appropriate discussion rules with awareness of verbal and nonverbal cues.
  7. Critique effectiveness of multimodal presentations.

12.2

The student will examine how values and points of view are included or excluded and how media influences beliefs and behaviors.
  1. Describe possible cause and effect relationships between mass media coverage and public opinion trends.
  2. Evaluate media sources for relationships between intent and factual content.
  3. Evaluate the motives (e.g., social, commercial, political) behind media presentation(s).
  4. Examine how values and viewpoints are included or excluded and how the media can influence beliefs, behaviors, and interpretations.
  5. Evaluate sources including advertisements, editorials, political cartoons, and feature stories for relationships between intent and factual content.
  6. Manage, analyze, and synthesize multiple streams of simultaneous information.
  7. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet when evaluating or producing creative or informational media messages.

Other Related Standards

FBLA Competitive Events and Activities Areas

3D Animation

 

American Enterprise Project

 

Business Financial Plan

 

Business Plan

 

Community Service Project

 

Computer Game & Simulation Programming

 

Digital Video Production

 

E-Business

 

Electronic Career Portfolio

 

Mobile Application Development

 

Partnership with Business Project

 

Public Service Announcement

 

Sales Presentation

 

Website Design

The topic for this event changes from year to year. The annual topic may or may not correlate with this particular course. Please refer to the current Virginia FBLA State Handbook.