How to Give an Effective Presentation
RESEARCH OUTLINE INSTRUCTIONS
You will individually research a topic on some aspect of professional communication. You will then prepare a 1–2 page outline using the standard outline format (shown
below) that would be used in a training session. At the end of your outline you must include a complete reference list, properly formatted according to current APA
format. You must use at least 5 appropriate sources to support the points you make in your outline. See below for clarification on appropriate sources for this
• The sample outlines available below should be referred to for proper formatting.
• Arial or Times New Roman are the only acceptable fonts.
• Any information paraphrased or directly quoted from a source – whether a statement or idea – must be followed with a complete and properly formatted in-text
citation (according to APA guidelines) directly following the statement/idea. In-text citations will show how and where your sources were used.
• Reference List
o Follow APA formatting guidelines
o In addition to current APA format for formatting your reference list, you are also required to include the perma link (also known as the URL or web address)
for all full-text articles.
o A minimum of 5 different sources must be used.
Two of the 5 sources must be full-text, peer-reviewed articles retrieved from Liberty University’s online journal database and must be from within the past 7
The remaining sources must be full-text articles obtained from professional journals found on Liberty University’s online journal database.
No general Internet searching is acceptable. Therefore, no blogs, education sites, commercial sites, Wikipedia, About.com, editorials, abstracts, online books,
or book reviews are acceptable you can go to Jerry Falwell library and pull up the articles if any trouble getting let me know.