CALS (AGRI) 183 Communication Methods Lecture Outline

Tuesday, 28 August 2007

Welcome to the Course!

Attendance Introductions (30 seconds): Name, major, where you grew up, favorite music


  1. Bookmark Syllabus URL:
  2. Read Syllabus carefully!
  3. Work on your posture: Tai chi wall exercise.
  4. Think about what you will do for a dramatic reading in lab.
  5. Get Videotape, the textbooks, and read The Art of Public Speaking: Chpts. 1, 3, 6, 7;  Present Yourself: Chpts. 1-3
  6. Next Week Monday students go to a different lab just for next week: Wed. morning 9:05-11am 005 Morrill, or Wed, afternoon 2:30-4:30 Morrill 005

Speaking Posture, Must knows: your subject, your audience.

Formal Introduction Critique sheet, introductions begin Tuesday September 11 (in two weeks) in lecture.

Dramatic Reading Critique sheet, dramatic readings begin in lab Monday September 10.

Informational Presentation Critique sheet, Informational presentations begin in lab Monday September 24.

Critique Tsunami informational speech

Critique Elephant Seal informational speech