last update = 4/5/10
dates & pages to be updated for this semester. FAQ info is already accurate.
--- Convince me ---
THIS WILL BE YOUR LAST PREPARED SPEECH OF THIS SEMESTER,
SO YOU WILL WANT TO "PULL-IT-ALL-TOGETHER".
LENGTH OF PRESENTATION:
LIST OF CURRENTLY RESERVED TOPICS
SUBMISSIONS: Preliminary [including PPSP] / Final [including 2 changes for this presentation only]
_4/28/10 , 5/3/10 , 5/5/10__In
the next week or so, each person will receive a specific presentation
date. Volunteering is strongly encouraged.
You can include a preferred date when you email your
LENGTH OF PRESENTATION: TA = 6 to 8 minutes- TOTAL! [to be used strategically"] [you will be stopped if you go overtime.] | LS = only 6 to 8 minutes| XB= 7 to 9 minutes
You should not
use this extra time to:
The extra time should be used for
employing well rounded & strategically structured persuasive principles
(from your notes, chapter 17 & the online
slide shows/tutorials)-- which means you'll need to use
a variety of communication techniques and supporting materials to reinforce the 3-5 supporting points of your
thesis statement-- which is called your
"proposition" in Persuasive speaking--with evidence and
vTOPICS: As always, specific topics are up to the individual, but you should make an effort to satisfy both the audience's needs as well as the enthusiasm of the speaker. It is recommended that your topic be currently relevant.
A topics sign -up sheet
MIGHT be circulated in class for you to reserve your desired topic,
it's faster if you just email your desired topic to me a.s.a.p. Topics are
first-come-first-served. Some topics are on the
"inappropriate-for-this-context list" and will not be usable.
REQUIREMENTS OF PRESENTATION:
1. All presentations should demonstrate your comprehension of the following course concepts:
& speech structure will be major factors of consideration and grading.
3. The presentation delivery must be EXTEMPORANEOUS.
Points will be deducted if you deliver from a word-for-word manuscript
HINT: This also means that your preparation needs to be extemporaneous, as well. Remember, an extemporaneous speech is NOT simply an essay being said out loud.
4. All presentations must be Persuasive & should indicate an understanding
and mastery of the elements/principles of persuasion. [You will
definitely need to make use of class notes, the text [esp.
Chap 17(12e)] ,
the online slide show and appropriate outside
5. Visual aids are strongly recommended (as long as they don't disrupt timing). In fact, some of you still may need to fulfill your Presentation Graphics requirement.
HINT: When they are well integrated into the oral message, visual/audio presentation aids greatly assist the ETHOS & PATHOS components of persuasion .
Use your text's Persuasive
Speech Evaluation Checklist
[Fig. 17.4: P.464]
[Fig. 18.4: P.483(11e)]
in order to evaluate yourself as
you practice your presentation.
|NOTE: You always have the option of scheduling an appointment with your instructor in order to go over your topic & outline in person---or you can e-mail me with your questions.|