Learning Goal: I’m working on a communications writing question and need support

Learning Goal: I’m working on a communications writing question and need support to help me learn.For this speech you will select a topic you are passionate about and convince us we should care too. You are welcome to choose any topic you want but if it is a “hot button” topic you should meet with or message me for tips on dealing with difficult subjects. The expectations are as follows.1. Have a clear structureIntroduction and conclusion (INTRO/DONE)
2-3 distinct points
Clear transitions
2. Develop and utilize effective speaking notesProfessional in appearance
Avoid distraction
Navigate efficiently
3. Demonstrate a basic level of competence in public speakingSufficient eye contact
Use of appropriate nonverbal delivery
Mostly avoid vocal fillers and fidgets
Utilize some vocal dynamics
Time Expectations: 3-4 MinutesTips for SuccessPractice your speech more than once
Practice to a pretend audience or a real audience you trust
Be confident, this is a “low stakes” speech so there should be little pressure
Submission is online: Either record it directly on webcourses or set up a youtube channel (mark as “unlisted”) and submit the link.RubricThis I Believe RubricThis I Believe RubricCriteriaRatingsPtsThis criterion is linked to a learning outcomeIntro/ConclusionAll the parts of an effective intro and conclusion included. To receive outstanding it must be fully developed and impactful.8 PtsOutstanding7.2 PtsExceeds expectations6.4 PtsMeets expectations5.6 PtsDoes not meet expectations4.8 PtsWell short of expectations4 PtsCriteria not attempted8 ptsThis criterion is linked to a learning outcomeSpeech BodyInclusion of clear and distinct points. Utilization of transitions. To receive outstanding points must be well developed internally and transitions demonstrate creativity.8 PtsOutstanding7.2 PtsExceeds expectations6.4 PtsMeets expectations5.6 PtsDoes not meet expectations4.8 PtsWell short of expectations2 PtsCriteria not attempted8 ptsThis criterion is linked to a learning outcomeDeliveryUtilization of vocal and nonverbal strategies to engage audience including but not limited to gestures, vocal dynamics, eye contact and movement. To receive outstanding must demonstrate a strong command of voice and movement.4 PtsOutstanding3.6 PtsExceeds expectations3.2 PtsMeets expectations2.8 PtsDoes not meet expectations2.4 PtsWell short of expectations2 PtsCriteria not attempted0 PtsNo Marks4 ptsTotal points: 20
Requirements: no words count needed

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