CALS 183 Communication Methods Lecture Outline,
Tuesday/Thursday, 13/15 September 2011, Kalkin 001 1:00-2:15pm
Please put away all
electronic devices (lap tops, cell phones, Blackberrys, I-Pods, etc.) and take
out something to write with and paper.
Today's attendance speech (15-30 seconds, line
up, concentrate on your posture): Your Name, tell us if you could play a new musical instrument, what would it be and why?
- Practice your dramatic reading and/or
informational presentation in front of
others and get feedback (Dramatic Readings begin this week!).
- Finish Reading Present Yourself,
Chapters 6-10. Quiz on Present Yourself will be next week, Sept
20/22 in lecture. Be on time or lose points.
- Get Flash Memory stick (2+ Gigs) and bring
to lab when you present your Informational Presentation.
Syllabus speaking schedule for when you are reading and your lab role.
Outside Speech Critique
assignment. UVM lecture
- Class Attendance Policy from syllabus: "You
are expected to come to all lecture and lab classes and be in your seat a
few minutes early, participate, and stay the entire class time. Unexcused
lateness or absences of either lecture or lab will lead to a 1% reduction in
your final course grade for each absence or lateness.
No students have earned
an A in this course who have had more than two
absences. Athletes are excused only
for Varsity Games (and work is expected to be made up within one week). If
you are late, you will be marked absent. Absences are excused only in cases
of extreme sickness, death in your immediate family, or other extreme
documented circumstances. In such circumstances, notify the CALS Deans
office (Rose Laba, email@example.com,
656-0289 who will contact Prof. Leonard with an official excuse), Dr.
Leonard, and your lab TA within 24 hours of missing class."
The single most important thing to do in
preparing to speak: Practice in front of others and get
Informational Presentation Critique sheet, Informational presentations begin
in lab Monday September 27. Discussion of Reflection Folder instructions from Syllabus.
Critique "Elephant Seals" informational presentation
Critique "Can You See Me Now"
Critique "Eric Whitacre's TED Talk on the Virtual Choir"