CALS 183 Lab 4 notes Wednesday 17 FEB 2016

Dramatic Reading labs Monday Feb 22 - Friday Feb 26.

How's everything going?   Questions?

Use cameras from the library (as well as students' smart phones - so you have a copy of the presentations)



Outside Speech Critique Due in Lab.  If late -10% first week, -20% the second week, 0 credit after that. 
Read examples of Poor/Good/Excellent Reflection Papers, and Excellent Outside Speech Critique:  in a couple weeks we will be grading these.


Tell student the Informational Presentation Schedule is on the Syllabus "Speech date and lab roles" link on syllabus (CALS 183).

Updated Rosters - compare with Blackboard - email Dr. L any changes.

Email your students via Blackboard - who's schedule to speak next week.

Informational Presentation Critique Sheets.

Week of February 15 (Mon) - 19 (Fri) NO LABS - Presidents' day on Monday.

Week of Feb 29-March 4: LABS MEET (Tuesday March 1 is town meeting day - no lectures this week)

Week of Feb 29-March 4 or before, please set aside time (30 minutes minimum) for Group Presentation teams to meet together.  Please adjust the online speaking schedules.

Week of March 7 (Mon) - 11 (Fri) NO LABS - Spring Break.

Student Critiques of Informational Presentations go to the SPEAKERS.

The Lab itself:


Hand Back Graded Dramatic Reading Critique Forms.


-Have Master of Ceremonies write the speakers on the board
-Go over the Master of Ceremonies tasks with them (make sure they get up in front of the lab, timer ready, introduce each speaker, facilitate questions at the end, have speaker
choose next person from hat or ask who would like to go next, wait until all critique forms are back to speaker
before introducing next speaker).

-Give Timer the timing sheets.

-Give Attendance taker the attendance sheet & have them take attendance.

-Make sure the critique forms manager is ready and knows what to do.

-Make sure the camera operators are ready.

-Make sure the students' have given their flash drive to the TA with the laptop.


Critique the Informational Presentations (TAs should sit apart from each other and use pencil).

Use cameras from the Library.

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


Collect name tents.


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 dramatic reading. 

-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 dramatic reading 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:  in a couple weeks we will be grading these.

CRITIQUE:  (use Informational Critique Sheets - 7-9 minutes target time)

Visit: Hannah, Lizzy, Sophie's lab (Wed Feb 24 , 2:20pm, Perkins 300)