CALS 001&183 Lab 6 notes Thursday 6 October, 2016

Prepare for Group Critical Analysis Presentation labs Tuesday Oct 11 - Friday Oct 14

Evaluate Harry Potter vs Religous Right Group Talk

How's everything going?   Questions?  Issues?


MID-TERM WARNING: Any student who currently is at a C or lower - please send name and a summary of their grades and attendance to Dr. L

Email your students - have them bring their laptops to the group meeting next week so they can find ARTICLES.


Please Update Speaking and Lab Role schedules!

Next week most labs finishing any straggler Informational Presentations, Have Groups meet for at least 30 minutes and:
-Exchange Contact information of all group members
-Decide on a controversial topic & find TWO articles - one for, one against.
-Decide who will be moderator, and who will do what analysis
-Decide on when to practice
Some labs who have done this already may give their students the option of beginning Group Presentations next week.


    -Critique Sheets for Groups
    -Self and Group Evaluations Sheets

Discuss Persuasive Presentations (bring Critique Sheets)


BEFORE your next LAB:

-Update the Speaking and Lab Roles Schedules for the semester if necessary. Use SAME FILENAME over write the old files.

-Email your students (Blackboard) who will be delivering their Informational Presentation the week of Oct 7-11 and remind them to be prepared.

-Check your lab Forum discussions on Blackboard.  Answer students so they know you are reading their entries.


Bring to lab:

-Your laptop!

-Cameras from BH-Library Media center.  

-Informational & Group Presentation Critique Sheets, and colored pens & pencil with eraser.

-Name Tents (you may dispense with these once you know everyone).

-Timing Sheets.

-"Master of Ceremonies Checklist"

-"hat" with all students names on slips of paper

-Lab Roles sheet with who is doing what when (view or print from web)

-Speech schedule sheets of who is speaking when (view or print from web)

-Attendance sheet for attendance taker
-Student "Critique of Presentation" Templates (one per student)

-Facsimile of the "Reflection Paper Folder"

-Graded Informational Presentations

-Peer Evaluation sheets (one for each student to evaluate their group members)

Go to lab early:
-Leave enough time to get cameras, & set up laptop, name tents, critique sheets, checklists, etc.


The Lab itself:


Set up Alternate MC, Speakers' aide, timer

Return graded critique sheets and reflection papers

Display and go over Speaking Schedule and Lab Roles Schedule. 

Finish Critiquing any Informational Presentations.

GROUP PRESENTATIONS: use different symbols for each person.  Have everyone fill out a Peer Evaluation Sheet for their group, and collect.


Remind students who are speaking next week, and who is doing what lab role next week.



After lab:

-Erase any files from Camera

-Immediately Return Camera Pack to BH Library,  Have them RECHARGE the battery pack!

-Meet with lab partner and reach consensus on the grade for each presentation. 

-Erase videos from your laptop when done with them - you can show questionable/great/bad ones to Dr. L.

-Record attendance (DATE of absences) and grades on excel template and save it in at least three different places.

-Email your students who will be giving a presentation the following week  to remind them to be prepared.

-Update the Speaking Schedule and Roles for the semester. 

-Read examples of Poor/Good/Excellent Reflection Papers, and Excellent Outside Speech Critique:

Which Labs are doing presentations next week?