Historical and Cultural Significance of Beauty Practices
The goal of your presentation is to inform your colleagues about the history and cultural significance of a beauty/cosmetic practice. You will use library resources and websites to develop your presentation. See below for suggested library resources. You should use images in your presentation.
You'll deliver a 5 minute presentation to the class. You will produce a presentations slide set and script that must include: The beauty practice [Example topics below] (1-2 slides) Discussion of the practice (1-2 slides) Discussion of the cultural / social significance of the practice (1-2 slides) Any other interesting information that you find out (1 or more slides) A bibliography (1 slide) All images should have a reference. (See example) You will hand in your presentation slides and your script to your instructor.
Feel free to choose your own topic. IMPORTANT: Check with your instructor before you begin working on a topic. Here are some examples: Ingesting Arsenic Lead-based cosmetics Skin Bleaching Hair dying "Good Hair" Lip coloring (Lipstick)
Three sources total (or more if you like!) One source must be a book. Your website selections must be credible. See COD Library's Evaluating Sources Guide.
How to Create a Bibliography
We will use the "simplified citation style" for this assignment. Please refer to the Simplified Citationspage to learn how to create your Bibliography.
A very brief example of this assignment (without script).
Your presentation will be graded using the following criteria. Your instructor will give you specific details about the number of points/grades.
Accuracy: The student followed the directions for the assignment.
Completeness: All elements of the project are complete.
Resource Quality: The web resources chosen for the project are of sufficient quality. The web resources utilized in the project are appropriate for College-level work.