Category Archives: Public Speaking, Fall 2009

  • Your Presentation (Midterm Exam)

    Posted on October 28, 2009 by mrgord in Public Speaking, Fall 2009.

    Hi everyone! Your Public Speaking Midterm Exam is happening this Thursday, Oct. 29th at 7pm. The room in N405, according to the message I got from the office. You should have received the same message, too, by text message on your phone. In class, please have the name of your business ready — I will […]

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  • Powerpoint Handout

    Posted on December 10, 2009 by mrgord in Public Speaking, Fall 2009.

    Here’s the handout I’ve prepared for our class on working with Visuals (15 May 2006). It’s really just a repackaging of this post at Kathy Sierra’s excellent Creating Passionate Users blog, and she recommends another great article at the Wired archive, here. Guys, I’m not an expert in this area — I haven’t made many […]

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  • Videos Coming

    Posted on December 12, 2009 by mrgord in Public Speaking, Fall 2009.

    The videos are coming, folks… the files are a bit big so I had to find a different service to host the files. Check back sometime late Saturday or early Sunday… For now, I was very, very impressed by your final exam speeches. Good job, everyone! You did well and I’m proud of you. I […]

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  • The Videos

    Posted on December 13, 2009 by mrgord in Public Speaking, Fall 2009.

    Here are the videos:   Jin & Jinju Gunsheek & Hyunju Go Eun & Hyungjoo Hyunjung & Sunhwa Jueun & Hyelim (this file is huge, over 200 MB because of the Q&A period, so it is currently being uploaded on another site — coming very soon!) Euychul & Boryung Seungchul & Eunsuk Narae & Jinhwa […]

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  • Grades, the Curve, and Questions

    Posted on December 28, 2009 by mrgord in Journalistic Writing, Fall 2009, Listening & Speaking 2, Fall 2009, Multicultural Literature, Fall 2009, Public Speaking, Fall 2009.

    Folks, If you’re wondering why you got the grade you did, there are a few things to consider: It’s possible that I was forced by the University Administration to give you  lower grade than you really earned. This unfortunate requirement by our university is, sadly, common across Korea in Universities. It is, in my opinion, […]

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