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Self Critique - speech introduction—how effective was...

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Self Critique Guidelines Due one week after you receive your video Spend some time reflecting on the videotape of your demonstration speech (and then later, in your second self-evaluation, on your experiences with the second speech in comparison with this first speech), and then write a 2-3 page paper (typed, double-spaced, 10 or 12 point font) evaluation of your presentation. What were the specific strengths you believe you demonstrated? What were specific areas of weakness that you believe diminished the effectiveness of the presentation? Remember, it is NOT sufficient to focus your evaluation entirely on the negatives or solely on delivery. If you get stuck, you might find it useful to consider the following questions: * preparation—what did you do to prepare for this speech? What might you have done (or will you try to do for the next speech) differently in order for a more effective
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Unformatted text preview: speech? * introduction—how effective was your attention-getting strategy? How effective were you at establishing credibility? * body/content—although you were familiar with the content of your speech, your audience was only exposed to it for five to eight minutes or so. Were you clear in your theme? How would you revise your speech so that you could improve it? What can you say about the organization of your speech? Were your ideas developed thoroughly? You might even consider looking at your strongest (or your weakest) transition and stating why you think it was effective (or ineffective). * conclusion—did you clearly summarize key points from your speech? Did you leave your audience with a lasting impression? * delivery—what were your strengths? What do you need to improve?...
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