CALS 183 Communication Methods Lecture THREE Outline, Tuesday January 31, Thursday February 2 , 2017

CALS 183: Students go to one lecture and one lab per week

Lecture A (CRN 11224) Tuesdays 2:50-4:05pm Lafayette L108
Lecture B (CRN 11614) Thursdays 2:50-4:05pm Lafayette L108

Wild Child

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


Sign the Attendance Contract.


  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 14, 16 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