CALS 183 Lab 9 outline Wednesday 24 October, 2012, 3-4pm 207 Morrill

For Persuasive Presentation Labs Monday Oct 29 - Friday Nov 2!

Announcements / Reminders / New stuff

How's everything going?   How were labs?  Cameras work?   

What parts of presenting do students need to work on most?

Outside Speech Critiques   If late (last week) -10%.  If still late one week (this week) later -20%.  If still missing more than two weeks: ZERO!   Please grade these and return them within two weeks to your students.

Mid-Term Warning time:  Any student performing at a C level or lower, please email me their names.  Thanks.

Persuasive Speech Critiques sheets.

Next Semester!  Would you like to TA for CALS 002/085?  Registration begins November 14, You get first pick!
Advantages of TAing:
-Strong reference letter from Dr. L option for future!
-Continue to work with your students: Tell your current students they can sign up for your lab next semester!
-Looks great on your resume!
-Earn three credits!
-Practice skills all jobs require: Communication, Information Technology, Team work, & Leadership.
-Review the Information Technology skills you learned in CALS 002/085.
-Next semester's schedule is here.

 BEFORE your next LAB:

-Update the Speaking and Lab Roles Schedules for the semester: generally 8-9 speakers max per lab and Post on web.

-Use Grading Templates:

-Email your students remind them to be prepared for the Persuasive Presentations.


Bring to lab:

-Your laptop!

-Cameras from BH-Library Media center.  Get Camera pack (two flip cameras, & inside battery pack)  bring your UVM ID when you pick up the camera from the Media Center in BH Library.

-Four extra AA batteries as backup for the cameras.

-Persuasive Critique Sheets and pencil with eraser

-Graded Informational Critiques, (CALS 001 Graded library workbooks) Graded Reflection Folders

-Timing Sheets

-Stop watch or something to keep time.

-"Master of Ceremonies Checklist"

-Lab Roles sheet with who is doing what when (print from web)

-Speech schedule sheets of who is speaking when (print from web)

-Attendance sheet for attendance taker
-Extra Student "Critique of Presentation" Templates 


Go to lab early:
-Leave enough time to get cameras, & set up. 


The Lab itself:


Return Graded Informational Presentation Critique sheets and Reflection Papers/Folders.

Collect Reflection Folders from students who gave their Informational Presentations last week.


Display and go over Speaking Schedule and Lab Roles Schedule.  


Assign: MC, Attendance Taker, Critique Forms Mananger, Timer, &  Camera person.  Save presentations to computer,  If any exceptionally good: send to Dr. L.

HAVE any TEAMS PRESENT, Remind them there is no reflection paper due.  

Collect Self & Group Peer Evaluations from everyone (bring extras so students can fill them out).

Have Persuasive presentations next.

Remind students who are speaking next week, and who is doing what lab role next week. 


Answer any questions.


After lab:

-Immediately Return Cameras to BH Library

-Meet with lab partner and reach consensus on the grade for each Presentation & Reflection Folders & Group Presentations.  

-Upload the video files from the lab that day from the laptop to your public_html directory on zoo.  

-Let Dr. L know if there are any videos he should watch/save.

-Erase videos from your laptop

-Record attendance and grades on excel template and save it in at least three different places (HD, flash thumb drive, Zoo).

-Email your students who will be giving a Persuasive presentation the following week (8-9 students per lab) to remind them to be prepared.

-Update the Speaking and Role Schedules on the web: 8-9 speakers max per lab.  Upload edited schedules and replace old files in your public_html. 

-Read examples of Poor/Good/Excellent Reflection Papers, and Excellent Outside Speech Critique: .

-Grade the Outside Speech Critiques.

-Have Fun!