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This is the beginning of your journeyto becoming aneffectivespeaker!Strong oralcommunication skillswill be valuable to you throughoutyour academic journeyand areinhighdemand bymany employers. In this
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your academic journey
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Your first assignment is to prepare and deliver a short, introductory speech. Don’t worry
first speech doesn’t have to be perfect. Assignment 1 is your first opportunity to complete the
process of outlining, delivering, and
recording a speech with the Webcam
will also review and provide f
eedback on your own speech and tw
In order to obtain full credit for this assignment, please complete all six steps
You may want to print this assignment and check off each step as you complete it.
Listening. This chapter covers listening skills that will
help you complete
Giving Your First Speech
. This chapter
covers the steps you’ll complete to
prepare and deliver your speech.
Deliver an elevator pitch t
a potential employer
g a job interview.
and describe how
Discuss your dream career
business you intend to start following
Select an object that represents
who you are
escribe why you
and explain how
Create an outline or speaking notes in Microsoft Word.
A sample template is available in
the “Assignment 1
Outline” section located in Week 2 of your course.
Focus your speech on 2
3 main points so you'll stay within the
, Record, and Upload Your Speech
Refer to your
o not read your notes
word for word.
Make sure you record
computer, phone, or
Watch your recording
Do you want to submit it
do you want to record another
Week 2 Assignment
1: Introductory Speech
and upload your speech
recording and uploading your speech
, go to
Kaltura Media and
Webcam Recorder Help
link located in the Help/Resources
navigation bar in Blackboard)
Proceed directly to Step 5
to upload your speech for review. NOTE: This step MUST
be completed by the end of Week 2 to avoid losing points on the “Self and Peer Review:
Assignment 1” assessment. If you do not submit your speech for review by the
Submission Dates deadline, you will
not be eligible to receive points for the “Self and
Peer Review: Assignment 1” assessment.
Go to Week 3 “Self and Peer Review: Assignment 1” and Create Link to Your
Submitted Speech Video
[Complete immediately after Step 4 above]
in Blackboard. Scroll and select “View/Complete Assessment” link
under the “Self and Peer Review: Assignment 1” section.
To share a link to your recording of Assignment 1: Introductory Speech, click on the
"Question 1" link.
Choose "Mashups" in the
toolbar and click the button.
(If the "Mashups" option is
visible, click the double arrows icon on the far right of the
that says "Show
Select "Kaltura Media" from the list.
Find the name of the video you wish to share and click "Select
" on the right
Your video link should appear. Click on “Submit” to complete. Success!
: Assignment 1
Self and Peer Review:
Scroll and select “View/Complete Assessment”
You will see three student speeches listed (one is your own). Click on the individual
name of the student you wish to review, watch the embedded speech recording, and
then complete the assessment for each. As you
answer each question, click the
and Next Criteria” button. After the final question, click the “Save and Submit” button.
You can edit your answers any time before the Evaluation End Date shown (after this
date, your answers are locked and cannot be edited).
As you complete each review,
the status will change from “Not Started” to “Complete.”
Continue the process for all three submissions. Each submission is worth 18 points total.