In PowerPoint presentation discuss the initiative and referendum process in Arizona
Assessment Description The initiative and the referendum are at the heart of direct democracy in Arizona. In a 5-7-minute Zoom presentation (I will then create the video), discuss the initiative and referendum process in Arizona. In the presentation (7 slides), you should do the following:
Provide the basic definitions of an initiative and a referendum. Explain how initiatives and referendums are created Compare and contrast an initiative and a referendum Discuss the pros and cons of each Explain how initiatives and referendums support the idea of direct democracy as outlined in the Arizona Constitution Make sure to provide your instructor with the link to your Zoom presentation. This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
Rubric Criteria Expand All Rubric Criteria Expand All Definitions 10 points Creation 15 points Compare and Contrast 20 points Pros and Cons 20 points Initiatives, Referendums, and Direct Democracy 20 points Presentation of Content 10 points Video Presentation Mechanics 5 points
Title slide with the topic of the presentation: Initiative and Referendum Process in Arizona.
Brief overview of the purpose of the presentation.
Slide 2: Definitions
Provide a clear definition of an initiative.
Provide a clear definition of a referendum.
Slide 3: Creation
Explain how an initiative is created in Arizona.
Explain how a referendum is created in Arizona.
Slide 4: Compare and Contrast
Compare and contrast the initiative and referendum process in Arizona.
Highlight the similarities and differences between the two processes.
Slide 5: Pros and Cons
Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the initiative process in Arizona.
Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the referendum process in Arizona.
Slide 6: Initiatives, Referendums, and Direct Democracy
Explain how initiatives and referendums support the idea of direct democracy in Arizona.
Discuss how these processes allow citizens to have a more direct say in the laws and policies that affect their daily lives.
Slide 7: Conclusion
Summarize the main points of the presentation.
Emphasize the importance of the initiative and referendum processes in Arizona.
Video Presentation Mechanics:
Clear and audible audio.
Good lighting and framing.
Clear and readable slides with relevant visuals.
Professional demeanor and tone.
Cite any sources used in the presentation.
Include a slide with references at the end of the presentation.