CALS 183 Communication Methods
Lecture Four Outline, Tuesday February 9,
Thursday February 11
CALS 183: Students go to
one lecture and one lab per week
A (CRN 11516) Tuesdays 2:50-4:05pm Flemming 101
Lecture B (CRN 91368) Thursdays
2:50-4:05pm Lafayette 108
Introductions. Please put away
all electronic devices (lap tops, smart phones, iPods, iPads
etc.) and take out something to write with and paper.
Attendance speech: (30 seconds)
Your Name, If you could
magically play any musical instrument, it would
be the ....
- Practice your dramatic reading or
informational presentation in front of others and get
- Finish Reading Present
Yourself. Quiz on Present Yourself will be NEXT WEEK (Feb 16,
18) in lecture. Be on time or lose points!
LABS next week (because Monday is Presidents Day, Feb 15)
- LECTURES will meet next week (Tuesday and
Thursday) for QUIZ
- Bring Flash Drive (2+
Gigs) to lab when you present.
- Check Syllabus
speaking schedule for when you are reading and your lab role.
Critique assignment Due in Lab the week of Feb 22-26
(edited & final draft). See UVM lecture calendar
The single most important thing to do
in preparing to speak: Practice in front
of others and get feedback!
Critique sheet, Informational presentations begin in lab
Monday February 22.
suggested order of things to do:
1. Mind Map first draft
2. Research your topic
4. Mind Map
5. Presentation outline
(big font, one sheet)
6. Practice at least three times in front of friends
and get feedback
7. GIVE YOUR PRESENTATION
8. View your presentation, read peer evaluations,
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.
"Duck Calls" informational presentation
The Dark Side of the Subjunctive."
The Power of a personal story: Abigail
Washburn TED talk