Lecture Two CALS 001 Foundations: Communication Methods, Lecture Outline
Week of Sept 3-6, 2013.
A (90152) Mondays 1:55 – 2:45 pm, Kalkin 001
Lecture B (90153)
Wednesdays 1:55 – 2:45 pm, Kalkin 001
Lecture C (94275) Fridays 1:55 - 2:45 pm, Kalkin 001
Lecture D (94276) Tuesdays 2:30 - 3:45 pm, Kalkin 001
CALS 183 (also option for lecture):
Lecture A (90167) Tuesdays 1:00-2:15pm, Hills 122
Lecture B (91633) Thursdays 1:00-2:15pm, Hills 122
Please put away all
electronic devices (laptops, smart phones, Ipods, etc.) and take
out something to write with and paper.
Introductions (30 seconds): Name (slowly), my most memorable moment this summer was when...
Assignments & Announcements:
- No Labs this week, Lectures meet. Monday lecture students go to a different 001 or 183 lecture this week.
- Practice your dramatic reading or
informational presentation in front of
others and get feedback (Dramatic Readings beginning next week. EVERYONE SHOULD BE READY NEXT WEEK!).
- Read Present Yourself,
Chapters 4-6. Quiz on Present Yourself will be Sept 23-27 in lecture.
- Get Flash Drive (2+ Gigs) and bring
to lab when you present your Dramatic Reading.
Syllabus speaking schedule for when you are presenting and your lab role.
- Select a topic for your Informational
Presentation, construct your presentation, and practice.
Outside Speech Critique
assignment. UVM lecture
- Class 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
- Post to
BlackBoard once or twice
a week (need at least 14 postings by the last day of classes).
- Visit with your
academic advisor and have them sign the
Advisor Meeting Form.
The single most important thing to do in
preparing to speak: Practice in front of others and get
Dramatic Reading Critique sheet,
dramatic readings begin in lab Monday September 9. Questions?
Informational Presentation Critique sheet, Informational presentations begin
in lab Monday September 23.
Revisit TED Talk by Ric Elias
Critique "Eating with your Hands" speech