Lecture Four CALS 001 Foundations: Communication Methods, Lecture Outline
Week of Sept 16-20, 2013.

CALS 001:
Lecture 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                Go to Any Lecture, Stick to your lab!

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.

Attendance speech:  (30 seconds) "Your Name, If I could play any musical instrument, I would play the _____"


Assignments & Announcements:
  1. Practice your dramatic reading or informational presentation in front of others and get feedback.
  2. Finish Present Yourself, Chapters 6-8.  Quiz on Present Yourself will be NEXT WEEK in lecture.  Be on time or lose points!
  3. Bring Flash Drive (2+ Gigs) to lab when you present.
  4. Check Syllabus speaking schedule for when you are reading and your lab role.
  5. Outside Speech Critique assignment.  UVM lecture calendar site.
  6. Post to BlackBoard once a week (need at least 14 postings by the last day of classes).
  7. Visit with your academic advisor twice this semester and have them sign the Advisor Meeting Form.
  8. Join a club/sport or community organization.


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

 Informational Presentation Critique sheet, Informational presentations begin in lab NEXT WEEK: Monday September 23.

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 four 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.

Critique "Elephant Seals"

Critque "Can you see me now?"

Critique "Gramar: The Dark Side of the Subjunctive."

Critique "How to tie your shoes."