First, review the module resources you have encountered so far and create a presentation draft (PowerPoint with speaker notes) that analyzes the issue or
event under study, the one you selected in Module Two.
Specifically, the following critical elements (which align to the critical elements required of the final presentation) must be addressed:
I. Issue/Event: For this section of your presentation, you will introduce the issue/event and how it relates to issues of technology and any of the topics
that have been discussed in the course.
A. Using appropriate research strategies, describe a social or global issue/event that is related to issues of technology.
i. What is the origin of the issue?
ii. What is the issue about?
B. Using appropriate research strategies, describe the impact of the issue or event on society.
i. Whom is impacted by the issue?
ii. What is important to know about them?
C. Using relevant research or diverse perspectives, assess how society impacts the chosen issue.
II. Yourself: This section of your presentation explores how studying technology influences your individual framework of perception with respect to your
discipline of study or profession.
A. How has critically analyzing your issue/event in technology informed your individual framework of perception? Consider how it has altered the
way you perceive the world.
B. How can critically analyzing technology influence your field of study or profession? How can studying technology inform your understanding of
the next big topic of study in your field or profession in the next five to ten years?
III. Society: This section of your presentation explores how studying technology enhances your ability to engage constructively in society.
A. How does critically analyzing technology add value to how you interact with people and understand social or global issues or events?
Supplement your reasoning with examples.
B. Recommend strategies for using this kind of critical analysis for meeting your personal and professional goals. What might this look like in your
everyday life? Consider how technology can be used to address the day-to-day responsibilities or questions faced by practitioners in your field or
A. Using relevant research or diverse perspectives, assess the benefits and challenges of addressing issues in technology.
B. Explain how critically analyzing technology adds value to interactions with people in personal and professional contexts.
V. Presentation: Throughout your presentation, you will be assessed on your ability to use effective communication skills to deliver your message to your
A. Construct your presentation in a way that ensures the audio and visual elements are logically organized in order to convey your message to your
B. Provide supporting evidence in your presentation that supports the importance of the chosen issue or event and its impact within technology.
C. Develop the audio narration to logically flow with the presentation to articulate the importance of critically analyzing the chosen issue or event
and its impact within technology.