AGRI 183 Communication Methods Lecture Eight Outline,Tuesday,
17 October 2006
ANNOUNCEMENTS & REMINDERS:
Attendance speech: 30 seconds or less, State your first and last names slowly,
talk about anything you would like.
Suggestions from grading presentations and
Objectives focus on the audience: What you
want the audience to do and/or know because of your presentation.
"Today I will talk to you about the macrobiotic diet" is NOT an objective.
"After my presentation you will know the health benefits of the macrobiotic
diet and I hope you will be inspired to try it" IS an objective.
Practice in front of your friends: Explain
the critique sheet to them before you practice, go over each category, have
them use it to do the critique. Get their feedback and put this in
your reflection paper.
OK to move around during a presentation, but
return to the neutral standing position periodically. Don't be rigid.
Know how the Audio Visual equip. works in
your lab room before you give your presentation. You should not have
to ask right before you give your talk.
Don't apologize for slip ups.
Arrange furniture in room so audience can see all of your body. Do not
stand behind a desk or lectern if possible.
outline next to you on a desk is better than note cards in the hand.
Outlines can be large font so you only need to glance down at it to remember
what to talk about next. You could put note cards on the desk as well.