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CLAS210 Ancient Literature: Love Poetry

1st Semester 1999-2000, Department of Classics, Monmouth College

Group Presentations

Working in groups of three, students will choose one of their own individualized projects for a ten-minute presentation to the entire class. The first step in the preparation of this presentation is a written c.600-word statement in which each group member evaluates all the projects in the group (due on Wednesday, December 8th). Consider the quality of the presentation and its appropriateness for presentation to the class. These statements will be shared with other members of the group and with the instructor. (This evaluation will count as a personal statement. See #II.) The group will decide which project is best suited for presentation and decide how to make this oral presentation. The presentation will be graded on oral technique, originality, and content. Appropriate use of the personae of ancient Greeks and Romans in these presentations will automatically insure a higher grade. Once the presentation is finished each participant will submit at least a 300-word statement which summarizes their own individual contributions to the planning and the actual presentation. This statement must not be submitted prior to the actual presentation but no later than 24-hours after the presentation. All of these presentations will take place at the final meeting during the examination period on Wednesday, December 15, 1999 at 6 P.M.. Students will receive a group grade for the presentation and an individual grade based upon the information in the statement. The average of the group and individual grades will be 10% of the final score.

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