Presentation on theme: "Reinforcing Documentation and Presentation Skills with SkillsUSA and the Mobile Robotics Competition Engineering Notebook and Presentation tips for the."— Presentation transcript:
Reinforcing Documentation and Presentation Skills with SkillsUSA and the Mobile Robotics Competition Engineering Notebook and Presentation tips for the engineering classroom teacher Presented by Jalinda Hogan and Richelle Krumsiek Tulsa Tech pre-engineering instructors 155605
Engineering Notebooks A legal document detailing the design and development of a product or an idea. Used to document intellectual property when requesting a patent. Should show the iterations of the design process.
Engineering Notebook Best Practices Sample IED notebook page Notebook is bound and pages numbered Sign inserts Mark out and sign extra white space Each page is signed, witnessed and dated Table of Contents up- to-date No loose papers
Presentations Always introduce yourself Firm handshake Eye contact Time management Keep text on slide to a minimum Strong close Students get feedback about their presentation EVERY time.
REINFORCING NOTEBOOK AND PRESENTATION SKILLS WITH THE MOBILE ROBOTICS COMPETITION National SkillsUSA website www.skillsusa.org www.skillsusa.org Oklahoma State SkillsUSA website http://www.okcareertech.org/students/studen t-organizations/skillsusa/state-conference http://www.okcareertech.org/students/studen t-organizations/skillsusa/state-conference
Comparison Comparison SkillsUSAVEX Bill of Materials –only parts allowed Engineering Notebook is major part of the score Single robot Presentation is based on a problem Don’t forget the resumé Any VEX part is allowed Notebook is nice, but not mandatory Teams of Robots compete in an alliance Informal interview with judges