Lecture Eight CALS 183  Communication Methods, Lecture Outline
Week of Oct 13-17, 2013.

CALS 183 Lecture A (CRN 90152) Tuesdays 1:00-2:15pm L/L Commons 315     
CALS 183 Lecture B (CRN 91497) Thursdays 1:00-2:15pm L/L Commons 315     

Other Lecture options (CALS 001):
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     

Please put away all electronic devices (laptops, smart phones, iPods, etc.) and take out a something to write with and paper.


Attendance speech: "Your Name, a goal I have is to ______"

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 lab NEXT WEEK.
  5. Mid-Term Exam November 4, 6: Three weeks away.
Tips From TAs:

    1. Follow the Critique Sheets and checklists!
    2. Reflection Papers: Include the Headings "The Speech I Prepared For" (bold & centered)
    3. Reflection Papers: Number the pages
    4. Reflection Papers: Proof Read (out loud) before printing
    5. Reflection Folder: Label the outside cover: Your name, Speech Title, Date Delivered, Lab Section (Day & Time)
    6. Reflection Folder: POCKET folder (not a clear acetate cover for papers)
    7. Reflection Folder: Label each item "First Draft Mind Map"  "Presentation Objectives" etc.
    8. PRACTICE your presentation at least three times in front of others and get feedback.
    9. If using computer or projector - try out ahead, and arrive to lab early and pre-load to minimize time needed futzing
    10. If engaging the entire audience with a task - anticipate how much time it will take


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

View & Critique:  Dan Pink's Motivation TED Talk

Most Famous Speech of the Twentieth Century: Martin Luther King's, I Have A Dream.  Stylistic languages devices used.

Analysis of the Martin Luther King speech: Nancy Duarte