INT 113 Milestone One: Country Background Guidelines and Rubric

 
Prepare a presentation describing your interest in and background information on the country that you have chosen for your final project. Your presentation for Milestone One should include background information supported with images or photos.
1. Location and Culture:
 Where is the country located?
 What is the geography/climate?
 What is the total population? What are the major cities and their populations?
 What is the official internet domain for the country?
 What are the major languages spoken in the country?
 What are the main cultural activities?
2. Quality-of-Life Indicators:
 What is the life expectancy?
 What is the literacy rate?
3. Rationale for Your Choice of Country:
 Why did you choose this specific country? Include information from the Module Two discussion.
4. General Economic Conditions:
 What is the current GDP (Gross Domestic Product)?
 What are the imports and exports as percentage of GDP?
 What is the largest field of employment in the country and which sector (e.g., agriculture, resource extraction or other primary sectors,
manufacturing, services, government)?
 What is the unemployment rate?
 What is the inflation rate?

Rubric
Guidelines for Submission: Use one of the following presentation formats: PowerPoint (PPT), Prezi, Pixxa Perspective, or Haiku Deck. Use discipline-appropriate
citations for all information, including pictures. Presentation length requirements: 4–6 slides.
Instructor Feedback: This activity uses an integrated rubric in Blackboard. Students can view instructor feedback in the Grade Center. For more information, review these instructions.

Critical Elements
Exemplary (100%)

Proficient (85%)

Needs Improvement (55%)
Not Evident (0%)
Value

25
Country – Quality-of- Life Indicators
Meets “Proficient” criteria, and description is supported by additional research

Details key indicators of the quality of life in the selected country including life expectancy and literacy rate and other indicators
Describes some indicators of quality of life in the selected country
Does not describe indicators of the quality of life in the selected country
10
Country – Rationale for Choice
Meets “Proficient” criteria, and rationale is supported by examples

Provides a rationale for the choice of country

Describes a limited or disjointed rationale for the choice of country
Does not provide a rationale for the choice of country
20
Country – Economic Conditions
Meets “Proficient” criteria, and supports description with examples
Provides information on the general economic conditions, including GDP, imports and exports, employment, and inflation
Provides limited information on the general economic conditions, including GDP, imports and exports, employment, and inflation
Does not provide information on the general economic conditions, including GDP, imports and exports, employment, and inflation
25
Presentation (Mechanics)
Submission has no errors related to grammar or organization

Submission has no major errors related to grammar or organization
Submission has major errors related to grammar or organization that negatively affect understanding of the country’s main features
Submission has critical errors related to grammar or organization that prevent understanding of the country’s main features
20
Earned Total
100%

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