Lecture Six CALS 001 Foundations:
Communication Methods, Lecture Outline
Lecture A (CRN 90137)
Mondays 1:55 - 2:45pm 001 Kalkin
Week of Sept 29 - Oct 3,
Lecture B (CRN 90138) Wednesdays 1:55 -
2:45pm 001 Kalkin
C (CRN 92994) Fridays 1:55 - 2:45pm 004 Kalkin
D (CRN 92995) Tuesdays 2:30-3:45pm 314 Dewey
(Also option for lecture) CALS 183 Lectures:
Lecture A (CRN 90152) Tuesdays 1:00-2:15pm L/L Commons 315
Lecture B (CRN 91497) Thursdays 1:00-2:15pm L/L Commons 315
Please put away all electronic
devices (laptops, smart phones, iPods, etc.) and take out
something to write with and paper.
Present Yourself Quiz Return: Individual,
- Contact your group members for the
Group Critical Analysis presentation and practice!.
- Bring Flash Drive (2+
Gigs) to lab when you present (informational /
persuasive / choice).
Syllabus speaking schedule for when you are presenting
and your lab role.
Speech Critique assignment. UVM lecture calendar
site. Due week of Oct 21!
- Post to BlackBoard
once a week (need at least 14 postings by the last day of
- Visit with
your academic advisor twice this semester and have them sign
Advisor Meeting Form.
- Join a
club/sport or community organization - give your TAs evidence
that you have joined.
Tips From TAs:
- Follow the
- Don't Apologize if
you make a mistake - just keep going!
- Objectives must
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.
- Restate must knows
must be SPECIFIC (not "I've gone over apples to use, oven
temperature, and how to serve." Instead it should be
"Remember use only Granny Smith Apples, Bake at 350
degrees F, and serve with a slice of Sharp Ceddar
- Have a STRONG
ENDING separate from the restate must knows.
- PAUSE FOR EFFECT!
- DRESS -
conservative & more formal than usual.
- It is YOUR
responsibility to set up the technology - not the TAs.
Set up BEFORE lab starts.
- Lab Roles
- Everyone is
expected to arrive early and stay the whole time - go to
the bathroom before lab.
- Source any facts
that are not common knowledge.
- Repeat questions
asked at the end of your presentation.
The single most important thing to do in
preparing to speak: Practice in front of
others and get feedback!
Group Critical Analysis Presentation
-Know the contact information for your group members
-Decide on a topic to find two ARTICLES on either sides of the
-Decide who in the group will do what
-Practice in front of others & get feedback
-Be ready next week
View: Raw Milk (beginning), Banning
The power of a personal story: Abigail
Washburn's TED talk
to tie your shoes."