Previous Lecture: Ethics Coach on the final (see ethics game / simulation). Read “Baird”
Extra Credit points: JAM meeting/participate and in lecture volunteer
JAM works: Random topic, prepare in 30 sec, speak for 60 sec
JAM what else they do: Debates, picture JAM, interview, workshops
JAM points: incorporating drawings on board behind to encourage listening, Cinci. Vs Cleveland references,
Meeting time: Tue. 7:30 Schoenbaum 215
(on slide: 6:15-7:15 pm, central classroom)
Poptarts example of how JAMs works
Eye contact – first row, last row rule, keep your eye in between (?). Pick 3 people, keep in the triangle, look at each
person and take turns, keep eye contact on them
Volunteer: exploration to an undiscovered part of earth, 30 sec to think, and 60 sec delivery. Dora the explorer or
Fillers/Repetition – repeat yourself over and over again, kills the conversation. Fillers: um, like, etc, signs that you are
thinking. Better to take a pause and collect yourself.
Volunteer: Godfather (me)
Speed/Volume – Don’t yell, don’t whisper. Careful with spacing, speak with control, it will help you stay calm.
get lost in mid-thought.
Volunteer: George the monkey should be admitted to Fisher. Feedback: she didn’t look in the center of the room
Body Language – keep your hands in the strike box, keep it from distracting.
V: achieve balanced diet while eating only Halloween candy.
Content/Structure – logical flow from beginning to the end. Think of 3 main things you can say about the topic, will
help organize thoughts.
V: Year is 1870, support reasoning for the buckeye to become the OSU mascot. If you don’t have a 3
point, use it
to recap. Elaborating on the points is good.
Strong Start/Strong Finish – use an instant attention getter, audience will be all ears after that.
V: Walmart, how to compete
Relate to Experience – your interest in the story will make the audience want to listen to it more, reliability: more
V: how would you go about finding Waldo? Explain. – Mentioned a previous JAM point (Halloween candy),
shows you were listening
Know Your Audience – it is an attention grabber, relates to your/their experience, keeps things from being boring.
Explain Jersey Shore to your grandparents –
Listening – Ask a follow up question when you ask questions…shows you were listening to the first answer.
V: Debate, 2 V’s. Topic: Change shape of stop sign to a hand. – eye contact can get tricky with debate syles.
K.I.S.S.: Keep It Simple Stupid – easiest method. V: convince board to have beef hostess.