Lecture Nine CALS 001 Foundations: Communication Methods, Lecture Outline
Week of Oct 20-24, 2014.

Lecture A (CRN 90137) Mondays 1:55 - 2:45pm 001 Kalkin
Lecture B (CRN 90138) Wednesdays 1:55 - 2:45pm 001 Kalkin
Lecture C (CRN 92994) Fridays 1:55 - 2:45pm 004 Kalkin
Lecture 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.


Attendance speech: "Your Name, My most frightening experience was _______"

Assignments & Announcements:
  1. Practice your Persuasive presentation.
  2. Bring Flash Drive (2+ Gigs) to lab when you present (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 in THIS WEEK IN LAB!  If late -10% the first week, -20% the next week, No credit - zero, after.
  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.
  8. Mid Term Exam November 3-7: Two Weeks away.

Tips From TAs:
   1. Follow the Critique Sheets!
   2. Proof Read Reflection Papers
   3. Persuasive Presentation AUDIENCE ACTION needs to be clear "After my presentation you will (insert action here)"
   4. Credibility needs to be solid for Persuasive Presentations
   5. Check the Syllabus for everything you need to have in the Reflection folders
   6. Pause for Effect must be obvious (3 seconds of silence!).


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

Prepare for the Formal Introduction in Lecture.  See Syllabus, Number 1.  We will begin NEXT WEEK - be ready, Dr. L will call students at random.  If called and student is unexcused absent: zero.

Choice Presentation, See Syllabus, Number 10.

View & Critique: Jill Bolte Taylor's My Stroke of Insight

View & Critique:  Dan Pink's Motivation TED Talk