Persuasive Presentation – Social Problem in our Society
The goal of this assignment is to identify a particular social problem in our society and research what resources are available to address this particular problem. Please be sure to state why you consider this issue a social problem and the reason why you believe that people should get involved and find solutions to this problem. You are to identify federal, state and local resources that have attempted to deal with the issue. For example, you can identify various laws, organizations, and/or grassroots efforts. You should describe agencies, their mission and any activities designed to solve this social problem. Please be sure to contact these agencies to gather the necessary information. How are these organizations and efforts funded? Do they rely on taxpayer dollars? Have these resources been effective in dealing with the issue? Why or why not? What do you identify as the greatest challenge in addressing this social problem?
The ultimate goal of persuasive presentation is to convince the audience that they should become involved in solving this particular problem. What can the audience do to help with this social problem?
You will create a PowerPoint presentation (10 minutes) describing the above mentioned information, videotape it and upload it. This is a formal presentation and both you and the PowerPoint should be visible to the viewer.
Audience: an academic audience and all others interested in the topic
Purpose: explain, inform and persuade
Length: 10 minutes
Format: APA Style
- Minimum of 3 sources cited in the speech
- Complete bibliography
- Script for the Power Point Presentation