CALS 183 Communication Methods Lecture Twelve Outline, Tuesday 15 April, Thursday 17 April

Lecture A (CRN 12028) Tuesdays 2:30-3:45pm Flemming 101
Lecture B (CRN 91633) Thursdays 2:30-3:45pm Given E 131 (Carpenter Auditorium)


Please put away all electronic devices (lap tops, smart phones, iPods, iPads etc.) and take out something to write with and paper.

Assignments & Announcements:
  1. Practice your Choice Presentation.
  2. Bring Flash Drive (2+ Gigs) to lab when you present.
  3. Check Syllabus speaking schedule for when you are presenting and your lab role.
  1. Work on Conclusions: End Powerfully!
  2. You are expected to be in lab on time.  Being late = -1% off final course grade each time late.
  3. Work on Creative Hooks.

Return exams: Exam Scores.

The single most important thing to do in preparing to speak: Practice in front of others and get feedback!

Choice Presentations suggested order of things to do:
   1. Mind Map first draft
   2. Research your topic
Detailed outline
Mind Map second draft
   5. Presentation outline (big font, one sheet)
   6. Practice at least three times in front of friends and get feedback
   8. View your presentation, read peer evaluations, reflect
   9. Write your reflection paper
  10. Assemble your reflection folder: Reflection Folder Checklist folder is due at the beginning of lab the following week.  Here's an example of the Contents of the Reflection Folder.

Reflection folders may be handed in to the IN box outside of Dr. L's office (208 D Morrill) or Dr. L's mailbox (second floor Morrill along north wall adjacent to staircase)

Finish Formal Introductions

Class Evaluations

Dr. Beck Weathers's Talk