Category Archives: Public Speaking, Spring 2007

  • Weeks 1 & 2: Introductions and, Well, Introductions

    Posted on March 13, 2007 by mrgord in Public Speaking, Spring 2007.

    Welcome to Public Speaking. I’m teaching two units of this class, one in the daytime (Wednesday 4:00-4:50pm, Friday 1:00-2:50pm) and one in the evening, (Wednesday 6:00-7:45pm, Friday 6:55-7:45pm). I’m going to differentiate these classes on this site in the following way: the earlier class will be called DAY, and the later class will be called […]

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  • Week 2 Homework

    Posted on March 15, 2007 by mrgord in Public Speaking, Spring 2007.

    Here’s the homework for week 2: students should prepare by thinking about a subject about which they have strong feelings. It can be love, hate, fear, anger… any strong feeling or emotion is okay. Students in both DAY and NIGHT classes will be presenting on this subject next Friday, March 23rd. Until then, we will […]

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  • Fallen Behind! (Weeks 3-5)

    Posted on April 1, 2007 by mrgord in Public Speaking, Spring 2007.

    Hi everyone! Well, I can’t believe it, but I’ve fallen behind on updating this course page, and it’s still close to the beginning of semester. During week 3, we talked about Presence, Projection, and Eye Contact. Then, at the end of Week 3 for Day students, and at the beginning of week 4 for Night […]

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  • Your Speeches

    Posted on April 14, 2007 by mrgord in Public Speaking, Spring 2007.

    Here are your speeches about Childhood Memories, folks! I had to amplify the tracks, so I used the same amplification for all students. (So some people are still louder and some are softer.) For the day class, I used 15.0 decibels of amplification, and for the night class, because I was farther away, I used […]

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  • Your Midterm Speeches

    Posted on April 28, 2007 by mrgord in Public Speaking, Spring 2007.

    Here are the speeches (and Q&As that followed each) for your midterm exam speeches: DAY CLASS: Remember, you are responsible to give some feedback, and a challenge, to each of the classmates on the same MP3 track that your speech is on. Also (and I forgot to mention this in class!) please submit to me […]

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  • One Good Thing About You Guys

    Posted on April 30, 2007 by mrgord in Public Speaking, Spring 2007.

    Hey, I am pretty sure all of you can give better speeches than these government guys. Congratulations!

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