CALS 183 Communication Methods
Lecture Seven Outline, Tuesday March 15, Thursday March 17
CALS 183: Students go to
one lecture and one lab per week
Attendance speech (30 seconds): Your Name, tell us something that happened
to you over spring break.
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.
Assignments & Announcements:
- Contact your group members for the
Group Critical Analysis presentation and Practice, Prepare
your Persuasive Presentation.
- Bring Flash Drive (2+
Gigs) to lab when you present.
- Check Syllabus
speaking schedule for when you are presenting and your lab
- Starting next week in lecture:
Formal Introductions (Assignment #1 in Syllabus)
Tips From TAs:
- Follow the
- Objectives must
say how the audience will be changed: "I'm going to talk
to you about rock climbing" is NOT an objective.
"After my presentation you will know the basics of
rock climbing" is an objective.
- Restate must knows
must be SPECIFIC.
- Have a STRONG
ENDING separate from the restate must knows.
- PAUSE FOR EFFECT!
- DRESS -
conservative & more formal than usual.
- It is YOUR
responsibility to set up the technology - not the TAs.
Set up BEFORE lab starts.
- Lab Roles
- Everyone is
expected to arrive early and stay the whole time - go to
the bathroom before lab.
- Source any facts
that are not common knowledge.
- Repeat questions
asked at the end of your presentation.
Group Critical Analysis
Presentation Details: Symposium
-Know the contact information for your group members
-Decide on a topic to find two ARTICLES on either sides of the
-Decide who in the group will do what
Persuasive Presentation 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.
Analysis of the Martin
Luther King speech: Nancy
Your Hands, Dan
Motivation TED Talk, How
Tie Your Shoes, How
use paper towels