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Presenting at SOURCE

Students in all disciplines and on all campuses - including online - can present at SOURCE. The type of presentation you choose to make is based on the type of work you have done and your goals for your presentation. Read more about:

Talk with your mentor about which format is most appropriate for you.


Types of presentations at SOURCE


Oral presentation

Oral presentation

In an oral presentation, you have 10 minutes to present your work, usually with slides, in front of an audience, with 2 minutes for questions. usually, 3-4 oral presentations that share a theme are scheduled together in a session. An oral presentation is a great choice for a completed project where you aren't looking for as much feedback; an oral presentation at SOURCE is also excellent practice for an oral presentation at a regional or national meeting.

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Creative expression / performance

Creative performance

Performances include musical performances, theatre, film and video, and spoken word. Typically, performances also are 10 minutes with 2 minutes for questions, but it may be possible for different time lengths to be accommodated.

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In a panel presentation, three or more oral presentations that share a theme are scheduled together, with a longer time scheduled at the end for a discussion that integrates all of the presentations. In addition to the presenters, a panel has a moderator who facilitates the discussion and prepares questions in advance.

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