Develop a PowerPoint presentation answering the “Thinking Critically” questions listed at the end of the reading from McDonaldization: The Reader that you chose in Module 1. Instructions to create an effective and attractive PowerPoint presentation are available the Course Presentation handout. Your presentation is worth 10% of your final grade.
(the topic of my presentation is “A Sociology of Rib Joints, chapter 5” from text book “Third Edition, McDonaldization, The Reader by George Ritzer
Submit your assignment via the Dropbox no later than Saturday 08/13/2016 @8 PM EST/EDT.
TIPS FOR COURSE POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS
At the beginning of class, you will choose a chapter from McDonaldization: The Reader and then develop
a PowerPoint presentation in which you will answer the “Thinking Critically” questions listed at the end
of the reading. The presentation is due in Module 7. It is worth 10% of your final grade. Your grade will
be based on how well you followed the guidelines below.
Your presentation should include the following elements:
Title slide (including title of your article, your name, and the course number)
Summary of the content of the article (1 slide)
o PLEASE NOTE: The summary should NOT be a condensed version of Ritzer’s introduction
to the text. Using his text will be considered plagiarism, and result in a 0 for the
assignment and be reported to the Academic Standards Committee.
At least one slide and no more than three slides for each “Thinking Critically” question at the
end of the reading
o PLEASE NOTE: It is recommended that you use your textbook and other valid outside
sources, properly cited in ASA, APA, or MLA format, to support your answers. The
McDonaldization LibGuide contains an extensive list of books, websites, journal articles,
and other articles from newspapers and magazines that you can use. Please do NOT
References slide (list all the outside sources you used in your presentation, including the
reference for your article, in proper ASA, APA, or MLA format)
How to design a good PowerPoint presentation
PowerPoint is a visual tool, you should make the most of it. Minimize the amount of text on the
slides, and combine it with pictures, photos, tables, charts, or diagrams as relevant.
Pay attention to your choice of slide design. You want something that links well to your
presentation and is visually appealing, but you do not want a background that competes against
your content. Your instructor has to be able to read your slides.
Additionally, to enhance visual appeal, think about using some features in SmartArt (under the
Insert tab of the PowerPoint menu) to organize your content.
When you use text, do not include too much information on one slide. Instead of writing
paragraphs, use phrases arranged in bullet points. As a rule, you should not use a font size
smaller than 20 for your text. Think about using colors to make important phrases or words
stand out. Think of PowerPoint as a detailed outline of what you are going to say. Summarize
the key information on your slides, not everything you will say.
Do NOT include direct quotes from any source. Paraphrase and summarize ideas instead. This