Look for a presentation on YouTube. The presentation should include a speaker/presenter (that you can see and hear) delivering a message. Please do not select a video with just a voiceover. Make a wise choice with the video you select! Keep in mind that

Look for a presentation on YouTube. The presentation should include a speaker/presenter (that you can see and hear) delivering a message. Please do not select a video with just a voiceover.

Make a wise choice with the video you select! Keep in mind that youll need to offer constructive feedback for the presenter – discussing both the strengths and areas for improvement for the presentation. If you select professional presentations such as TEDx and TEDTalk, youre still required to find areas for improvement and be able to discuss those on the discussion board.

Here are a few of the categories your instructor will use for evaluating your speech this week. See if you can use these categories to assess the speech you find online. You are not required to provide feedback in all of these areas for the speech you select for this discussion board. It is helpful and useful for you to see these categories and its a great starting point for constructive feedback for the presenter youre evaluating from YouTube.

Delivery

Dressed appropriately for a formal presentation
Eye Contact
Gestures/Nonverbal
Volume
Rate/Speed
Tone – Conversational
Tone/Energy/Enthusiasm for topic
Knew topic well/freedom from notes
Visual Aid
Content

Started with an attention getter
Introduced topic and previewed the key ideas
Key ideas were well organized/used transition statements between key ideas
Wording of Presentation
Conclusion – Summarize Key Ideas
Cited two sources within the presentation
Background Elements
In your original post, post the link to the speech and respond to each of the following in complete sentences with supporting information:

What type of speech is this (informative, persuasive, or special occasion)?
What’s the main difference between an informative and persuasive speech?
Using some of the evaluation areas listed above, provide at least 3 pieces of constructive feedback for the presenter.

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