AGRI 183 Communication Methods Lecture Five Outline,Tuesday, 27 September 2005


Four to Six page paper critiquing a formal speech given outside of class (due: Oct 28, 4pm) peer edited


  1. Practice your informational presentation, prepare your persuasive presentation.
  2. Think about what you will do for your persuasive presentation.
  3. READING ASSIGNMENT: The Art of Public Speaking: Chapters. 15 & 16

Be sure you know your Speech date and lab role assignment, these have been updated!

Hand in your reflection paper in a POCKET FOLDER with your name, speech title, and date delivered on the front cover.  Inside the folder, in the pockets should be: 1. Your reflection paper (speech I prepared for, speech I gave, improvements for next time), 2. Any note cards you used, 3. Research materials (articles, photocopies you made, and copies of visual aids, images, overheads, etc.).   4. Student critiques from those who watched your presentation.  Your Pocket Folder is due in lab the week after you present (if late -10% the first week, -20% the second week, No credit afterwards).

Quiz on Present Yourself.

Best Speech of the Twentieth century: Martin Luther King's, I Have A Dream.  Stylistic languages devices used.

Persuasive speaking: How it is different than Informational.  Handout.  Example.

Formal Class Introductions (graded, 5%).  Don't End with "That's about it", no hats, hands out of pockets.