CALS 183 Communication Methods Lecture THREE Outline, Tuesday January 28, Thursday January 30

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)

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

Please read and sign the Attendance Policy from the syllabus.

Attendance Introductions (30 seconds): Name (slowly), If I could magically be good on any musical instrument, I would play the ......


  1. Bookmark Syllabus URL:
  2. Read Syllabus carefully!
  3. Practice your dramatic reading or informational presentation in front of others and get feedback.
  4. Read Present Yourself, Chapters 7 & 8.  Quiz on Present Yourself will be Feb 11,13 in lecture (TWO Weeks Away!).
  5. Get Flash Drive (2+ Gigs) and bring to lab when you present.
  6. Check Syllabus speaking schedule for when you are presenting and your lab role.
  7. Outside Speech Critique assignment.  UVM lecture calendar site.


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

Informational Presentation Critique sheet

Critique "Tsunami" informational speech

Critique "Eating with your Hands" speech

Danger of the single story, TED Talk by  Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie