Lecture Six CALS 001 Foundations: Communication Methods, Lecture Outline
Week of Sept 30 - Oct 4, 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.

Questions?

Present Yourself Quiz Return.  Individual  Group  Average

Assignments & Announcements:
  1. Contact your group members for the Group Critical Analysis presentation and practice!.
  2. Bring Flash Drive (2+ Gigs) to lab when you present (informational / persuasive / choice).
  3. Check Syllabus speaking schedule for when you are presenting and your lab role.
  4. Outside Speech Critique assignment.  UVM lecture calendar site.  Due week of Oct 21!
  5. Post to BlackBoard once a week (need at least 14 postings by the last day of classes).
  6. Visit with your academic advisor twice this semester and have them sign the Advisor Meeting Form.
  7. Join a club/sport or community organization - give your TAs evidence that you have joined.

Tips From TAs:

  1. Follow the Critique Sheets!
  2. Objectives much say how the audience will be changed: "I'm going to talk to you about rock climbing" is NOT an objective.  "After my presentation you will know the basics of rock climbing" is an objective.
  3. Restate must knows must be SPECIFIC.
  4. Have a STRONG ENDING separate from the restate must knows.
  5. PAUSE FOR EFFECT!
  6. DRESS - conservative & more formal than usual.
  7. It is YOUR responsibility to set up the technology - not the TAs.  Set up BEFORE lab starts.
  8. Lab Roles
  9. Everyone is expected to arrive early and stay the whole time - go to the bathroom before lab.
  10. Source any facts that are not common knowledge.
  11. Repeat questions asked at the end of your presentation.

LECTURE:

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

Group Critical Analysis Presentation Details: Symposium Format.
-Know the contact information for your group members
-Decide on a topic to find two ARTICLES on either sides of the issue
-Decide who in the group will do what
-Practice in front of others & get feedback
-Be ready next week

View: Raw Milk (beginning),   Banning Harry Potter

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