ASSESSING ORAL CLASSROOM PRESENTATIONS DAVID W. KALE, PH.D. PROFESSOR OF COMMUNICATION, MVNU WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES That you will have a fuller understanding of effective communication principles; That you will have a rubric to use in assessing oral presentations in your classes.
DAVID W. KALE, PH.D.
PROFESSOR OF COMMUNICATION, MVNU
4. Two days after an oral presentation, listeners remember at most 25% of what was in the presentation.
5. The good news is that the speaker can have some control over the content of that 25%.
There are three general purposes for an introduction.
1. To introduce the topic to the audience;
2. To stimulate the audience’s interest in the topic;
3. To let the audience know how the speaker intends to develop the topic.