CALS 183 Communication Methods Lecture Eleven Outline, Tuesday 24 March, Thursday 26 March

Lecture A (CRN 11763) Tuesdays 2:30-3:45pm,  Flemming 101
Lecture B (CRN 91497) Thursdays 2:30-3:45pm, Harris 115


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

Assignments & Announcements:
  1. Practice your Persuasive Presentation and your Choice Presentation.
  2. Bring Flash Drive (2+ Gigs) to lab when you present.
  3. Check Syllabus speaking schedule for when you are presenting and your lab role.
  4. Next week - finish Formal Introductions (Assignment #1 in Syllabus

Tips From TAs:

  1. Follow the Critique Sheets!
  2. Practice in front of others and get feedback!
  3. Restate must knows must be specific (not categorical), and the conclusion should be separate from the restate must knows.
  4. Use creative hooks - show of hands is getting old...
  5. Don't apologize if you slip up - keep going.
  6. Cite images, and use blank black slides between images.

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

Persuasive and Choice Presentation suggested order of things to do:
   1. Mind Map first draft
   2. Research your topic
Detailed outline
Mind Map second draft
   5. Presentation outline (big font, one sheet)
   6. Practice at least three times in front of friends and get feedback
   8. View your presentation, read peer evaluations, reflect
   9. Write your reflection paper
  10. Assemble your reflection folder: Reflection Folder Checklist folder is due at the beginning of lab the following week.  Here's an example of the Contents of the Reflection Folder.