Critical Friends

Group Presentation Protocol

Protocol for Presenter

Facing the group:

  • 2 minutes: share/show presentation- flip through slides, share your basic speech


Turned away from the group:

  • 1 minute: listen (no talking) as audience shares what they liked about your presentation
  • 1 minute: listen (no talking) as audience shares what they wonder about the project or questions they have about the topic
  • 1 minute: listen (no talking) as audience shares the ideas they have for you to improve


Facing the group again:

  • 1 minute: ask audience any clarifying questions you have, collect their written feedback and make sure you understand what they believe you need to add to your speech or presentation

Protocol for Audience

  • 2 minutes: listen (no talking) to the presentation; take notes on what you like, wonder, and have ideas for
  • 1 minute: share what you liked about the presentation
  • 1 minute: share what you wonder about the project or questions you have about the topic
  • 1 minute: share the ideas that you have for the speaker to improve
  • 1 minute: answer any clarifying questions the presenter has; give your written feedback to the presenter