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Quiz 5 Study Guide Updated

Hi all:

Letting you know I updated the Quiz 5 Study Guide on the Week 13 Blog. It should only have chapters 16 and 17 for the new book edition this semester. I also attach the new version here for your added convenience. Best wishes! KBA

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PC Movie Maker Tutorial

For those of you wanting to make your 3 minute self-evaluation video on a PC, here is a Movie Maker Tutorial made by your peers Kristen and Blake. Remember to start on it early so you have no major last-minute glitches formatting or uploading it. YOu may use thumbdrives, Youtube, or other storage methods that are accessible by our room computer, so practice beforehand on that computer if possible.
Make sure you have fun and bring refreshments that day!
https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6ba5sNA775fSXZGaVpCN2w3Q2M/edit?pli=1

First Draft Fall 2014 Syllabus

Hi!

I’m Kenton Anderson and I’m your guide for this semester’s Oral Communication course here at Buffalo State.  I look forward to meeting each of you and finding out your goals and dreams as they pertain to communication of all kinds. This semester, we’ll focus on Performing Public Speaking, but we’ll also touch on Theory, Self-Talk (Intrapersonal Communication), Dyadic and Small Group Interaction (Interpersonal Communication), Interviewing and Research skills. We’ll even work on increasing your comfort levels in each of these areas, reducing or “transmuting” apprehension into accomplishment. I wish each of you the joy of accomplishing your finest work and getting closer to your life’s richest potential. See you in class!

Here are some class materials you should read and/or printout. Printing them out is not required this semester, but reading them is.

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This is the direct link to the Robert McCroskey Communication Apprehension Survey. Please go the the link, fill out the survey and have the site send me your results today. To send the results, at the end of the survey, a window will appear asking for your name & email and my name & email: (Prof Anderson; kba2@buffalo.edu).
Thank you!
KBA
http://www.wadsworth.com/communication_d/templates/student_resources/053456223X_hamilton/survey/prca/main_frame.htm

Please send me an email letting me know when you have completed all four parts of the survey. Thanks!

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You may find this website with an extensive list of “How To” topics useful to show you a range of topics.
http://www.sanjuan.edu/webpages/mikeberry/speech.cfm?subpage=66000

Several students have asked me for some exercises to develop the diaphragmatic action of your breathing and voice for relaxation and volume. I found some sites on youtube that are rather nice. I include them below. Try them out at home in private and we’ll try some in class when you’ve had a chance to see them.

1. Eric Arceneaux, Voice Coach and Performer:

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2.  Some head and neck exercises for relaxing before your speech, from a variety of performance coaches.

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Who are your favorite speakers? Send me your links (or post them here) and, whenever possible and appropriate, we’ll post them for our class to respond to and critique. (Note: If posted, speeches will be viewable by all my classes.)