Assignment 4: COM 114 Fundamentals of Speech Communication

Assignment 4: COM 114 Fundamentals of Speech Communication

ACTIVITY 1 (25 POINTS): 

Visit   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJyNoJCAuzA and watch the following Talk “ Empathy ” by Simon Sinek. After watching the Talk, write a 150-200-word paragraph on the following prompts based on what you have learned in this course:

 

1)    Evaluate the attention getter.

2)    Indicate the central idea of the speech.

3)    Comment on the organization of the speech.

4)    Analyze the speaker’s nonverbal communication skills.

 

Note 1: No direct quotations are permitted from this Talk.

 

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ACTIVITY 2 (25 POINTS): 

Reflect on your three individual presentations (Book Reading, Informative, and Persuasive) and answer the prompts below: 

1.     How do you evaluate your first performance? What did you do well and what did you decide to improve in your next speech? Write a 100-word paragraph, giving specific examples and instances from your speech.

2.     How do you evaluate your second speech? What did you do well and what did you decide to improve in your third and last presentation in this course? Write a 100-word paragraph, providing specific examples and instances from your speech.

3.     In what area did you improve the most in your final speech? List three ways you think you have developed or grown as a result of this course.  How will you use what you’ve learned in the future? Write a 150-word paragraph, providing specific examples and experiences.

 

 

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ACTIVITY 3 (50 POINTS): 

Using the speech that you prepared for Assignment 2 (Informative Speech) OR Assignment 3 (Persuasive Speech), prepare six Power Point slides – one slide for each part. Follow either of the following formats:

Persuasive:

a.     Title slide (slide with your name, ID, and title of your speech)

b.     Attention

c.     Need

d.     Satisfaction

e.     Visualization

f.      Action 

OR

Informative:

a.     Title slide (slide with your name, ID, and title of your speech)

b.     Introduction slide

c.     Body 1

d.     Body 2

e.     Body 3

f.      Conclusion

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GRADING RUBRIC | ASSIGNMENT 4 | INDIVIDUAL| 20%

 

NAME: __________________________    ID: __________                                 SECTION: ______

 

Criteria

Unsatisfactory

 

Poor

Average

Good

Very Good

ACTIVITY 1 (25 POINTS): information is relevant and accurate; all parts of the question are answered; meaning is clear;  content knowledge is evident; use of language is appropriate

0-10

 

 

 

11-15

16-19

20-22

23-25

ACTIVITY 2 (25 POINTS): 

information is relevant and accurate; all parts of the question are answered; meaning is clear;  content knowledge is evident; use of language is appropriate

0-10

 

 

 

11-15

16-19

20-22

23-25

ACTIVITY 3 (50 POINTS):

clear content; effective use of images; content is well spread out in the slides; the background and colors enhance the content. Grammar is appropriate to communicate meaning clearly; Spelling and punctuation accurate; carefully checked.

0-10

 

 

 

 

11-20

21-30

31-40

41-50

 

TOTAL POINTS                                                                                                                             __________%

NOTES