CALS 183 Lab 7 notes Thursday 13 March 2014
Prepare for Group Critical Analysis labs
Monday March 17 - Friday March 21.
How's everything going? Questions?
Any Student performing at a C or lower - please send their name, and what they are missing and the assignment grades that they have done poorly on.
FALL 2014 TAs needed: schedule.
Tell student the Group Presentation Schedule is on the Syllabus "Speech date and lab roles" link on syllabus (CALS 183).
BEFORE your next LAB:
Bring to lab:
-Graded Informational Presentation sheets to hand back.
-Cameras from BH-Library Media center. Go about 15 minutes early to get Camera pack (flip camera, battery pack, two AA backups, charger) bring your UVM ID when you pick up the camera from the Media Center in BH Library.
-Names Tents and materials for new ones: cards, pens
-Group CRITIQUE Sheets and pencil with eraser
-Something to keep time.
-"Master of Ceremonies Checklist"
-"hat" with all students names on slips of paper
-Lab Roles sheet with who is doing what when (view or print from web)
-Speech schedule sheets of who is speaking when (view or print from web) and lab roles
sheet for attendance taker
-Student "Critique of Presentation" Templates (one per student)
to lab early:
-Leave enough time to get cameras, & set up laptop, name tents, critique sheets, checklists, etc.
The Lab itself:
Hand out Student Name Tents, make new ones if necessary.
Hand Back Graded Inromational Critique Forms.
Collect Informational Presentation Reflection Folders from those who spoke last week.
Display and go over Speaking Schedule and Lab Roles Schedule (use document camera or computer projected) READ NAMES OUTLOUD of who is speaking and who has what lab role. Have students check to make sure they do not have a lab role when they are scheduled to speak, and that they are not speaking two weeks in a row.
GROUP PRESENTATIONS: Student critiques go to TAs
-Have Master of Ceremonies write the speakers on the board, along with their reading choice, and choose first speaker from the “hat” or ask "Who would like to go first?".
-Go over the Master of Ceremonies tasks with them (make sure timer ready, introduce each speaker, facilitate questions at the end, have speaker
choose next person from hat or ask who would like to go next, wait until all critique forms are back to speaker before introducing next speaker).
-Give Timer the timing sheets.
-Give Attendance taker the attendance sheet & have them take attendance.
-Make sure the critique forms manager is ready and knows what to do.
-Make sure the camera operators are ready.
-Make sure the students' have given their flash drive to the TA with the laptop.
Remind students who are speaking next week, and who is doing what lab role next week.
Collect name tents.
-Erase any files from Camera
-Immediately Return Camera Pack to BH Library, Have them RECHARGE the battery pack!
-Meet with lab partner and reach consensus on the grade for each dramatic reading.-Erase videos from your laptop when done with them - you can show questionable/great/bad ones to Dr. L.
-Record attendance (DATE of absences) and grades on excel template and save it in at least three different places.
-Email your students who will be giving a dramatic reading the following week to remind them to be prepared.
-Update the Speaking Schedule and Roles for the semester.
-Read examples of Poor/Good/Excellent Reflection Papers, and Excellent Outside Speech Critique: http://www.uvm.edu/~cals001/fall2010/ExampleReflectionAndOutsideCritique.pdf in a couple weeks we will be grading these.