You will present a 7-minute informative identity speech. Your goal for this speech is to inform (teach) the class about an aspect of your identity (heritage, ethnicity, social class, race, gender, religion, sexuality, and/or talents (musician, singer, artist, etc.). As you consider a topic, keep in mind that you need at least 1 academic peer-reviewed source to support your discussion.
Gather supporting information and use at least 1 academic peer-reviewed source in your actual presentation. For this assignment, a credible source is defined as a peer-reviewed journal article, book, and/or book chapter of an academic edited book. Internet sources such as Wikipedia are non-academic sources and cannot be used in the place of an academic peer-reviewed source.
The purpose of a persuasive speech is to convince or motivate your audience to action. This is a 10-minute presentation. Choose a campus, community, or societal topic of interest. Topics can include sexual assault on campuses, recycling in the Upstate, Black Lives Matter, etc.
You will be assigned to a group to collectively gather and present research on a national (cultural) or global topic of interest.
Examples of organizational topics include
All group members will receive the same grade for the group outline and group presentation. The presentation must be presented within a 35-45-minute time frame.