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Project Presentation Guidelines

part of Teaching by Philip Greenspun

These guidelines are for students presenting their work on a project in 6.916 (see

A presentation should be 10 minutes long, plus time for questions and discussion afterwards. Remember that very few people can effectively use more than four slides in 10 minutes.

Show both the functional and technical aspects of your project.

By "functional", we mean the Big Picture:

Here's some possible technical topics to cover: The purpose of this exercise is two-fold: to educate your classmates about what you're building and to get constructive feedback (a sort of peer review).
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