You will construct an INFORMATIVE speech of your choosing (excluding procedural speeches). Your goal should be to provide your audience with a clear picture of your subject. Remember, you are passing on knowledge! Your presentation should be audience-centered, creative, organized, and extemporaneous. Complete details are found in the document below.
Scholarly articles are not the place to start your research. First, you need to get familiar enough with your topic that you can start to narrow it down, and for that you need more general information. This will help you develop context for your topic as well as get to know the specialized terms used by experts.