NACA® Educational Sessions - Presentation Formats

Overview of Presentation Formats:

App Chat – Learning lab on cutting-edge apps and technology.
Session Length Options (minutes): 30, 60

Give & Take – Format engaging participants in discussion about a particular topic of common interest to participants
Session Length Options (minutes): 60

 

Symposium – Format featuring moderated discussion among a small group of subject-matter experts with facilitated audience Q&A.
Session Length Options (minutes): 60

 

Deep Dive – Format providing in-depth discussion on a topic relevant to campus activities typically in a lecture format with some form of audience interaction, such as Q&A session throughout or after presentation, small-group discussions, audience polls, etc.
Session Length Options (minutes): 30, 60, 120

 
 

Light Bulb – Format providing participants with information about a best practice or latest trend in some aspect of campus activities or student affairs
Session Length Options (minutes): 20 (National Convention only), 30

 

Master Class – Format providing information about how to develop a particular skill and interactive exercises that allow participants to practice or further develop the skill.
Session Length Options (minutes): 20 (National Convention only), 30, 60, 120

 
 

PechaKucha – A simple presentation format, developed by Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham, in which presenters show 20 images/slides, each lasting for 20 seconds, and talk along with those slides as the images advance automatically
Session Length Options (minutes): 6 (Central Regional Conference and National Convention Only)

 

Poster Session – Format for sharing original research or assessment project through a visual display that will be accessible to National Convention delegates. Click Here for more information about this option.
(Note: This format requires a separate submission.)

 
 

Webinar – Format providing in-depth discussion on a topic relevant to campus activities, typically in a lecture format with some form of audience interaction, such as live or text Q&A session throughout or after presentation, audience polls, etc.
Session Length Options (minutes): 30, 60

 

Flipped Webinar – 20-minute format providing participants with information about a best practice or latest trend in some aspect of campus activities or student affairs that participants can view anytime on-demand, followed by a 60-minute moderated webinar-style panel discussion with panelists who discuss how they have implemented or plan to implement the best practice on their respective campuses allowing time for Q&A from webinar participants.

 

Learning Levels

1. Introductory – Designed for those with limited exposure to or experience with the subject or those seeking to gain a better understanding of the subject’s foundation.

2. Functional – Designed for those with some experience that they are seeking to build on, apply, or enhance or those who want to learn more about the subject’s practical applications.

3. Advanced – Designed for those with substantial knowledge of the subject seeking to keep up with trends, technical details and high-impact practices to increase their level of expertise.

4. Expert – Designed by skilled, trained, experienced presenters to engage seasoned professionals in idea sharing, problem solving, and strategy.


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