CALS 183 Communication Methods Lecture THREE Outline, Tuesday Feb 2, Thursday Feb 4

CALS 183: Students go to one lecture and one lab per week
Lecture A (CRN 11516) Tuesdays 2:50-4:05pm Flemming 101
Lecture B (CRN 91368) Thursdays 2:50-4:05pm Lafayette 108

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

Attendance Introductions (30 Seconds): Your Name, say something about your parents or grand parents.


  1. Bookmark Syllabus URL:
  2. Read Syllabus carefully!
  3. Practice your dramatic reading or informational presentation in front of others and get feedback.
  4. Read Present Yourself, Chapters 7 & 8.  Quiz on Present Yourself will be Feb 16, 18 in lecture (TWO Weeks Away!).
  5. Get Flash Drive (2+ Gigs) and bring to lab when you present.
  6. Check Syllabus speaking schedule for when you are presenting and your lab role.
  7. Outside Speech Critique assignment.  UVM lecture calendar site.  Due in Three Weeks (in lab).


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

Informational Presentation Critique sheet

Critique "Tsunami" informational speech

Critique "Eating with your Hands" speech

Danger of the single story, TED Talk by  Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie