Reinforcing Documentation and Presentation Skills with SkillsUSA

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Reinforcing Documentation and
Presentation Skills with SkillsUSA
and the Mobile Robotics
Competition
155605
Engineering Notebook and Presentation tips for the
engineering classroom teacher
Presented by Jalinda Hogan and Richelle Krumsiek
Tulsa Tech pre-engineering instructors
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.
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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 upto-date
• No loose papers
Presentations
Always introduce yourself
 Firm handshake
 Eye contact
 Time management
 Keep text on slide to a minimum
 Strong close
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Students get feedback about their
presentation EVERY time.
REINFORCING NOTEBOOK
AND PRESENTATION
SKILLS WITH THE MOBILE
ROBOTICS COMPETITION
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National SkillsUSA website
www.skillsusa.org
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Oklahoma State SkillsUSA website
http://www.okcareertech.org/students/studen
t-organizations/skillsusa/state-conference
RULES & UPDATES on WEBSITE
SkillsUSA
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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
Comparison
VEX
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Any VEX part is allowed
Notebook is nice, but
not mandatory
Teams of Robots
compete in an alliance
Informal interview with
judges
Questions? Comments…
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