Saturday, November 9, 2019
Criteria Questions to Ask Yourself Comments How important is the subject to the speaker? The speaker seems to be very committed to the information she has learned about van Gogh. She seems that she has done her research and is passionate about his life and art. Appropriateness for Audience and Occasion Is the topic and delivery relevant and useful to the audience? It seems the audience was into the speech. I still could not tell who she was speaking to. Was it an art class? Random group of people who want to know more about van Gogh? Clear Purpose Can you identify the goal(s) the speaker has for delivering the speech?The speaker anted to get across the tragedy and triumphs of Van Go's life. All of which lead him to killing himself. Fresh Point of View Does the speech challenge the audience to think about something in a new way? I think this speech did. The Speaker obviously found information that was plenty interesting and not something you would Just know based on school taught info rmation. Ethics Does the speaker tell the truth and have the best interest of the audience at heart? She seems to have sited all information she found. I would take it as all true and she also looks to have lured the audience in with her facts and excitement about the topic.Substance Does the speech content provide new information supported by facts, statistics, and so-on? Yes, A lot of the facts she had were sited. I had no idea that he went through all of that. Structure Is the flow of information given in the speech well organized so the speech flows from one topic to the next? Yes. By starting with his early years, going to middle age years and ending with him committing suicide. Step 5: Watch the speech, pausing as necessary, and enter any initial thoughts that may be useful in writing your critique of the speech.Step 6: Review the information in Module 2 that covers strategies for giving effective dieback. The recommendations given in the lesson include the following: Begin th e critique by making a positive statement. Focus on select areas for improvement. Make your comments in an organized fashion. Provide specific feedback about what needs to be improved. Be honest, but respectful and tactful, in your comments. Personalized comments by indicating how you were influenced by the content or behavior, using Ã¢â¬Å"lÃ¢â¬ instead of Ã¢â¬Å"you. Ã¢â¬ Stress the positive aspects of the speech.Offer specific suggestions on how to correct a problem. Provide a plan of action for how to improve the next speech with examples. End the critique with a positive statement. Step 7: Use your speech evaluation table and guidelines for giving effective speech feedback to write a critique of the speech you selected. Enjoyed learning new information about a famous person in history, I found it hard not to look at the speaker moving her hands continuously. I was also unable to tell who this speech was designed for. Was this speech designed for an art class? Mental patie nts?Suicide prevention? It is unclear who should be the recipient of this speech. I was a bit confused but I still enjoyed the speech. Learning new things, seeing money very passionate about the message they are relaying and it was given in perfect sequence. Step 8: Review the information in the lesson that provides guidelines for handling feedback you receive from others. These guidelines include the following: Be sure to focus on what is being said about your speech and your presentation Ã¢â¬â not how it is being conveyed to you. Avoid taking the feedback personally or emotionally.When feedback is general or vague, seek out specific problems and suggestions from the feedback source. Evaluate the feedback provided using your critical thinking abilities. Prepare a plan of action for improving your speech and presentation skills prior to delivering the next speech. Step 9: Put yourself in the shoes of the presenter whose speech you watched and critiqued. Imagine that you are the s peaker who received the critique that you wrote. For each guideline you reviewed in Step 8, write a sentence or more that documents your thoughts about the critique comments and observations.How would you use the information, observations, and suggestions in the critique to deliver your speech more effectively? If I were the presenter and saw the feedback I Just wrote, I would say that I do understand, clarify whom the speech is supposed to be for and accept the hand gestures being Just a little too much. I would be happy to hear that someone gained a bit of knowledge from my presentation. I thinking back it would have been nice to see more visuals in the presentation but that is something that different people pick up information easier with. Step 10: Save and submit your document. Remember to use proper PAP Style.