CALS 183 Communication Methods, Lecture Outline
Week of Sept 9-13, 2013.
Lecture A (90167) Tuesdays 1:00-2:15pm, Hills 122
Lecture B (91633) Thursdays 1:00-2:15pm, Hills 122
CALS 001(also option for lecture):
Lecture A (90152) Mondays 1:55 –
2:45 pm, Kalkin 001
B (90153) Wednesdays 1:55 – 2:45 pm, Kalkin 001
Lecture C (94275) Fridays 1:55
- 2:45 pm, Kalkin 001
(94276) Tuesdays 2:30 - 3:45 pm, Kalkin 001
away all electronic devices (laptops, smart phones, Ipods,
etc.) and take out something to write with and paper.
Please read and sign
the Attendance Policy from the syllabus.
your dramatic reading and informational presentation in front of others
and get feedback (Dramatic Readings are happening in lab this week!).
- Read Present
Yourself, Chapters 6-8. Quiz on Present
Yourself will be in TWO WEEKS: Sept 23-27 in lecture.
- Bring Flash
Drive (2+ Gigs) to lab when you present your
Syllabus speaking schedule for when you are reading and your
- Select a
topic for your Informational Presentation.
Speech Critique assignment. UVM lecture calendar
Attendance Policy from syllabus: "Unexcused absences from
lecture or lab result in 1% reduction of your
final course grade for each unexcused absence. Attendance
taken each lecture and lab. If you are late, you will be
marked absent. This is not
a class to cut and get notes from someone else. This
is a class where you must come to lecture and lab a few minutes early
and be ready to participate for the entire lecture or
lab. Athletes are excused only for Varsity Games
is expected to be made up within one week). No
students have earned an A in this course who have had more than two
absences. If you can not make a class, you must notify your
instructor before the class. Notification after the class
result in a zero for that class and assignment. If you miss a
speaking assignment without notifying your instructor before the class
or if you miss a speaking assignment because you
were not prepared, you will earn a zero for that
extreme legitimate prior-notification absences (death in the family,
serious illness, or accident) will be made up. For an excuse
be legitimate you must contact your college's Deans office (for CALS
Deans Office Rose Laba,
will notify Dr. Leonard. This should be a very rare
TAs and Dr.
Leonard need to hear from the Deans Office for an excuse to be
Please sign the form.
most important thing to do in preparing to speak: Practice in front of others and get feedback!
Reading Critique sheet, Questions?
Presentation Critique sheet, Informational presentations
begin in lab Monday September 23.
Critique "The Best Way to Eat" speech
Discussion of Reflection
Folder instructions from Syllabus.
Whitacre's TED Talk on the Virtual Choir"