Designing Your Speech Assignment

Although incorporating a speech assignment into your course schedule is a wise idea, to do so effectively is difficult.  In fact, as with all assignments, the design of your oral assignment can mean the difference between a beneficial or a confusing student experience.  Review the material below to help you learn from past mistakes:

Using debate assignments (.pdf)

Designing and grading oral assignments (.pdf)

Grading oral presentations (.pdf)

Incorporating oral assignments in large classes (.pdf)

Teaching with pecha kucha (.pdf)

Contemporary standards for Power Point (link)

Critical thinking (.pdf) 

Fear not, you CAN create an effective speech assignment.