Nutrition Services Program
This is a Signature Assignment for Oral Communication
Please read Chapter 10: Developing Business Presentations from Business Communication for Success ebook and the accompanying background resources.
Create a PowerPoint slideshow as described here. Add audio to your presentation by using the “Record Narration” option under the Slide Show tab in PowerPoint. You will need a microphone, which should be built in on most computers. (There is no need to have a real audience, unless you want to.)
If you have difficulty recording audio, please contact your professor ASAP.
The presentation must have at least 9 slides, including the opening and ending slides which should not be blank. Include the appropriate recorded narration for these slides.
You are acting as a nutrition consultant to the restaurant. Address your presentation to Mr. Adrian Hammersmith, owner, and his staff at Adrian’s Steak House, 974 South Cobb Drive, Marietta, GA 30060. You will explain information about the Healthy Dining program which can be found at the Healthy Diet Finder (2015) home page (The home page is primarily for diners. A link at the bottom of the page, labeled “Nutrition Services,” takes dietitians and restaurateurs to information about nutrition and other services. Your presentation should provide the audience with an overview of the program, including information about the services provided by and benefits of Healthy Dining. Additionally, you should have at least one slide that describes the impact on the staff that adopting the Healthy Dining practices will have.
Save your PowerPoint presentation with recorded narration as a slideshow. Submit it by the module’s due date.
The PowerPoint slideshow must be professionally prepared and include narration. (PowerPoint presentations should not be larger than 10MB.) Record the presentation as a slideshow and submit it.
Your slideshow will be graded according to the Trident Oral Communication Rubric (TUI, 2015).
No citations and formal bibliography are necessary for Case 4.
Signature Assignment for Oral Communication
Oral Communication (OComm)
Oral communication is a prepared, purposeful presentation designed to increase knowledge, to foster understanding, or to promote change in the listeners’ attitudes, values, beliefs, or behaviors. At Trident, students present oral assignments in the form of Power Points with voice over in selected signature Case assignments and Session Long Projects. Signature assignments that assess oral communication in particular assess the organization, content, adaptation to audience, and delivery. Please refer to the distinct Oral Communication rubric that will be used for assessing your assignment.