In your presentations you will make a prediction about a development that will apply to or take place in a digital phenomenon of your choice. Presentations for this course will be following a Twitter thread style:

  • Slide1/Tweet1: “I predict that [development X] will happen to [digital phenomenon Y] in [about Z time].”
  • Slide2/Tweet2: Explain digital phenomenon Y:
    • in 280 characters or less plus one image
  • Slide3/Tweet3: Current status of Development X (in digital phenomenon Y)
    • in 280 characters or less plus one image
  • Slide4/Tweet4: Reason why you believe Development X will happen (in Z years):
    • in 280 characters or less plus one image
  • Slide 5/Tweet5: Whether you think it is a good or bad thing that Development X will happen to phenomenon Y (and why).
    • in 280 characters or less plus one image
  • Slide6/Tweet6: “If you would like to know more about this, I suggest following/reading/watching [online resource/person]

Download Powerpoint Format for the Presentation

Further Details

Don’t forget that you can use #s and @s. Also follow Twitter character count for links (always 23 characters)!

Only one image/tweet!

Presentations will be short! 5 minutes: 3 minutes talking and 2 minutes for short comments/questions and handover.

Make sure you have a rocksteady connection, working mic and (preferably) webcam as you’re presentations will take place online via Microsoft Teams.

Hand in the presentation as a Powerpoint or PDF via Brightspace at the latest on Tuesday December 1 (2020)

Other formats?

Twitter not your style? Think you can do a presentation in the form of Instagram posts or Tiktok clips? I’m all for the idea, so let’s discuss what that would look like!