Reflective Journal

6th Week Reflective Journal

The topic discussed today, the 08th of December was, again, “Presentation, Approaching and Assessment.”
This week too, we were asked to group into teams of two and make Power Point Presentations to present in front of the whole class. Except this time, we were only given forty minutes to prepare slides and rehearse what we were going to say. We were given around six topics to choose from and our team chose to do a presentation on “Conspiracy theory”. The conspiracy theory we chose to speak about was the 9/11 incident. Having only forty minutes to prepare proved to be quite a challenge since we had to do quite a bit of research on it as neither of us was familiar with what actually happened that day and what this conspiracy theory was. Anyhow after preparing and rehearsing, each team gave their presentations to the class. We were graded on research and content and presentation skills. This week my team mate and I performed better than last week. I was more confident when speaking and our research was well done and to the point, unlike last week, when we went off track.
The skill learnt today was, again, presentation skills, team building skills and time management skills. “Presentation is the practice of showing and explaining the content of a topic to an audience or learner.” (Retrieved December 2011 from This skill is used in Organizations, for employees to communicate with clients, to attract customers and is important to one and one’s success. This is an important skill for us to possess as it will be very useful in the future in our work life.
The skills we focused more on, today, was time management skills and team building skills. “Time management is the act or process of planning and exercising conscious control over the amount of time spent on specific activities.” (Retrieved December 2011 from Today, we were given less time than last...