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Unformatted text preview: 7-Minute Extemporaneous Prepared Talk APS 112 Engineering Strategies and Practice Literacy is power. - Augusto Boal Plan for you're talk:- plan - practise - perform with purpose in mind 7-Minute Extemporaneous Prepared Talk
- all points thought out and planned in detail. - delivery based on written outline - establishes a more natural, closer contact with audience than if talk is read speaker - it does not help to memorize the talk 1 Content
Purpose Opening Strategy Intro: Main Statement Keyword Summary Explanation & Evidence Total Evidence Conclusion Take-Away Statement Visual support Just to get through = 0 None or silly = 0 Generic = 0 Original = 1 Original = 1 Engaging = 2 Clear = 1 Clear = 1 Thoughtful = 1 Thoughtful = 1 Totals /2 /3 /3 Generic = 0 Original = 1 Clear = 1 Thoughtful = 1 All meaningful = 3 Thoughtful = 1 Well-designed and thoughtful = 1 /3 /3 /1 /3 /2 None meaningful = Some meaningful = 0 1 Just repetition = 0 None (That's it) = 0 None = 0 Original = 1 Clear = 1 Thoughtful synthesis of talk= 1 Handout or flipchart page = 1 Purpose statement
- how you want the audience to feel at the end of the talk - helps determine approach of the talk - helps determine Main(credible) Statement - helps determine Take-Away Statement - DO NOT tell the audience the purpose Opening Strategy
- Grabber - Focuses audience attention - Helps audience understanding and retention - May or may not be directly relevant to topic - MUST BE appropriate to speaking situation - May be impromptu - referencing other, previous talks 2 Main (Credible) Statement
- NOT the same as topic - NOT the purpose statement - Main point you want to make in talk - MUST be, in some way, unique to this talk Explanation/Context
- As much of the Problem statement as audience needs to understand evidence supporting Main Statement Evidence
- can be any number of points - must be organized Sequential -chronological -spatial Cause - effect Advantages - Disadvantages Order of importance 3 "Therefore Statement"
- signal conclusion - not a repetition of everything that has gone before Take-away statement How much practice?
Excitement conveyed Number of rehearsals 4 Practice
- relaxation - articulate - out loud - at the pace you will deliver the presentation - with a timer Performance:- Performance
Speaker's name 1. Team fills in speakers' names prior to talk Too quiet = 0 Mumbled = 0 Clear = 1 /1 /1 - heightened conversation not memorized speech - remember purpose, create rapport - use the "magic if" Did not seem well-prepared (many extraneous vocal fumbles - ums, uhs, like) =0 Poor body language (sloppy posture, hands in pockets) = 0 Fidgeted = 0 Little or no eye contact = 0 Seemed wellprepared (few extraneous vocal fumbles = 1 Good body language (standing straight, hands relaxed) = 1 Did not fidget = 1 Good eye contact = 1 /1 /1 /1 David L. Adamy's 7 Steps to Success
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Set goals Identify key points Decide scope Make an outline Make visual aids clear Rehearse Relax 5 ...
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- Spring '08