Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Week Twelve

Discuss Strengths and Weaknesses of Presentations

Introduce Presentation 3: Group Argumentative Presentation

Principles of Presenting as a Group

  • How to Present as a Group
  • Preparing and Delivering the Group Presentation
  • The Preparation Stage
  • The Question and Answer Session
  • Guidelines for an Effective Q&A
For next week:
Submit Topic for Group Presentation (Dec. 5)

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Week Eleven

Presentation 2: Argumentative Speaking

For next week:
Read pgs. 310-326
Write 2-pg chapter summary

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Week Ten

Presentation Aids
  • Functions of Presentation Aids
  • Types of Presentation Aids
  • Creating Multimedia Presentations
  • Tips for Designing Presentation Aids
  • Tips for Using Presentation Aids

For next week:
Presentation 2 Due

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Week Nine

Honing Presentation Delivery
  • Characteristics of Effective Delivery
  • Methods of Delivery
  • Vocal Delivery
  • Physical Delivery
For next week:
  • Read pgs. 286-308
  • Write 2-page chapter summary
  • Prepare Formal Outline for Presentation 2 (Oct. 24)

Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Week Eight

Developing More Elaborate Outlines
  • The Importance of Detailed Outlines
  • The Incorporation of Every Element
  • Ensuring Structural Logic
The Speaking Outline
  • Differences from Written Outline
  • Use of Notes
For next week:
  • Read pgs. 279-284
  • Write 2-page chapter summary