Lecture Three CALS 001 Foundations: Communication Methods, Lecture Outline
Week of Sept 20-24, 2010.

Lecture A (90220) Mondays 1:55 – 2:45 pm,  Fleming 101
Lecture B (90221) Wednesdays 1:55 – 2:45 pm, Dewey 314
Lecture C (93409) Fridays 1:55 - 2:45 pm, Kalkin 004
Lecture D (94310) Tuesdays 2:30 - 3:20 pm, Stafford 101

Please put away all electronic devices (lap tops, cell phones, Blackberrys, I-Pods, etc.).



Assignments & Announcements:

  1. Practice your dramatic reading or informational presentation in front of others and get feedback.
  2. Get Flash Memory stick (2+ Gigs) and bring to lab if you are presenting your Dramatic Reading or informational presentation.
  3. Check Syllabus speaking schedule for when you are reading/presenting and your lab role.
  4. Your completed Library Workbook is due in lab the day you give your informational presentation! 
  5. Outside Speech Critique assignment.  UVM lecture calendar site.
  6. Class Make-Up Policy from the syllabus: "If you miss a speaking assignment without notifying your instructor before the class or if you miss a speaking assignment because you weren’t prepared, you will earn a zero for that assignment. Only legitimate prior-notification absences (death in the family, serious illness, or accident) will be made up.  This should be a rare occurrence.  In such circumstances, notify the CALS Deans office (Rose Laba, rlaba@uvm.edu, 656-0289 who will contact Prof. Leonard with an official excuse)."  
  7. Post to BlackBoard once a week (need at least 14 postings by the last day of classes).
  8. Visit with your academic advisor and have them sign the Advisor Meeting Form.


Informational Presentation suggested order of things to do:
   1. Mind Map first draft
   2. Research your topic
   3. Mind Map second draft
   4. Detailed outline
   5. Presentation outline (big font, one sheet)
   6. Practice at least three times in front of friends and get feedback
   7. GIVE YOUR PRESENTATION (Library Workbook Due in lab)
   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.

Quiz on Present Yourself is TODAY!