Question NSC2500 – pharmacological and pathophysiological Video Presentation

Que NSC2500 – pharmacological & pathophysiological Video Presentation

  • Task:To createan educational pharmacological and pathophysiological Video Presentation.
  • Topics: Your video presentation will be on one of the case topics that we use in the tutorials (ref to your course timetable).
  • Target audience: The target audience is the general public so the science must be easily (but fully)
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  • Format of video:Videos can be staged as a presentation, short play, commercial, news broadcast, talk show, documentary, music video, or cartoon.
  • The video MUST be submitted as an MP4. There is no exceptions to this rule.
  • Duration of video: 6-7 minutes.
  • Recording and editing your video: You can use any type video camera to record your video. You can also use any type of video editing software.

Submitting your assignment: Upload the video to Video Presentation S/P Assessment in your study desk.  Please be advised that your video should be no more than 500MB in size.

How can you make your video appropriate for the general public?

  1. Introduce yourself.
  2. Minimise the use of jargon, scientific and technical terms and acronyms.
  3. If this is unavoidable, provide explanations.
  4. Use analogies to explain difficult concepts.
  5. Provide context. Give concrete everyday examples.
  6. Use diagrams, pictures, props or demonstrations where appropriate.
  7. Make it funny, make it dramatic, make it jaw-dropping or eye-opening.
  8. Conclude the video.
  9. Remember to include your references – the style should be an author, date and formatting MUST be consistent.

 Technical quality

  1. Make sure the video is the correct duration. The duration of the video should be 6-7 minutes.
  2. The audio should be clear and at a constant level.
  3. The video should be steady.
  4. The video should be focused clearly.
  5. The video should show good organisation of the scientific content.
  6. The video edits should clean.

 Creative quality

  1. The video should be eye catching.
  2. The video can be something different from a normal presentation.
  3. Different camera angles, sound effects and a variety in the video images.
  4. Interesting use of visual aids (pictures and diagrams, demonstrations).