History of Medicine presentation

History of Medicine presentation

 

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Assessment Task 5
History of medicines group oral presentation
Weighting
15%
Due Date
Monday 14 May
Rationale
Effective verbal communication skills are an important part of your studies in the Bachelor of Pharmacy
program and also in your future career in pharmacy.
Description
For this assessment task, you will be asked to research and deliver an oral presentation about a topic
relevant to the history of pharmacy and/or medicines(Aspirin), however they will generally relate to a
key discovery in the history of pharmacy and/or medicines.
Task instructions
You will present a 10 minute presentation about your allocated topic. Your presentation should include:
• An overview of how the discovery was made and by who/whom.
• Information about the significance of the discovery at the time it was made. How was it used and
what impact did it have on the medical/pharmacy profession and the target population?
• Information about any harms associated with the discovery. Were there any associated side effects
or controversies at the time of the discovery?
• Details regarding any current controversies associated with this discovery.
• Two pre-prepared multiple choice questions for the class to answer.
Your presentation should be supported with Power Point slides
Marks will be awarded for how engaging your presentation is, so you are encouraged to use relevant
images and/or short videos to support your presentation and to let your creativity shine!
Referencing
It is expected that you will use a combination of internet-based and hard copy resources to find information
about your allocated topic. The content of your presentation should be referenced appropriately using the
APA referencing style and include a final reference list.
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Grading criteria and weighting
You will be awarded a grade out of a maximum of 20 for this presentation, which will be scaled down to a
mark out of 15 as per the weighting of this assessment task. You will be marked according to three main
criteria, in line with the instructions for this task.
Further detail about these criteria and their respective weighting is provided below.
Grading
criteria
High Distinction
(HD)
Distinction
(DI)
Credit
(CR)
Pass
(PA)
Fail
(NN)
Content and
structure
(50%)
Demonstrates
comprehensive
coverage and
understanding.
Addresses all
aspects as outlined
in the task
instructions.
Presentation has
clear and logical
structure and
organisation.
Demonstrates very
good coverage and
understanding.
Addresses most
aspects as outlined
in the task
instructions.
Presentation has
appropriate
structure and
organisation.
Demonstrates
good coverage and
understanding.
Addresses some
aspects as outlined
in the task
instructions.
Presentation has
generally
appropriate
structure and
organisation.
Demonstrates
basic coverage and
understanding.
Addresses some
aspects as outlined
in the task
instructions.
Presentation has
generally
appropriate
structure and
organisation.
Demonstrates poor
coverage and
understanding.
Minimal aspects as
outlined in the task
instructions are
addressed.
Structure and
organisation of the
presentation is not
appropriatedifficult
to follow.

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Delivery and
engagement
(40%)
Excellent teamwork
during
presentation.
Confident and
enthusiastic
delivery.
Slides/notes used
well. Clear, easy to
hear and
understand;
appropriate
expression. Eye
contact consistent.
Visual aids
enhanced the
presentation.
Very good
teamwork during
presentation.
Confident delivery.
Slides/notes used
well. Clear, easy to
hear and
understand;
appropriate
expression. Very
good eye contact
with audience.
Relevant visual
aids.
Good teamwork
during
presentation.
Confident delivery.
Slides/notes used
more than
necessary. Clear
and
understandable
with appropriate
expression. Good
eye contact with
audience. Relevant
visual aidsoccasionally

distracting.
Some teamwork
during
presentation.
Appropriate
delivery. Heavy
use of slides/notes.
Mostly clear and
understandable
with appropriate
expression- some
errors detract from
meaning. Some
eye contact with
audience. Relevant
visual aidsoccasionally

distracting.
Poor teamwork
during
presentation.
Hesitant delivery.
Overuse of
slides/notes.
Difficult to
understand,
inappropriate
words and
expression for an
oral presentation.
Little eye contact
with audience.
Visual aids not
relevantdistracting.

References
(10%)
Electronic and
printed materials
have been
accessed. All
references have
been correctly
formatted in APA
style.
Electronic and
printed materials
have been
accessed. Greater
than 70% of the
references have
been correctly
formatted
according to APA
style.
Electronic and
printed materials
have been
accessed. Greater
than 60% but less
than 69% of the
references have
been formatted
correctly in APA
style.
Electronic and
printed materials
have been
accessed. Greater
than 50% but less
than 59% of the
references have
been correctly
formatted in APA
style.
Only electronic
resources have
been accessed.
Less than 50% of
the references
have been
correctly formatted
in APA style.

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