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  • JudgingCommunications 2013
  • Educational Presentations
  •  To make sure the youth has a positive experience To help them develop their communication skills To educate the audience on a given topicGoals
  •  Introduce yourself.  Put the youth at ease.  Explain the conference judging procedure if superintendent does not.Before
  •  SMILE!!!! Make notes Be ready to pose a question at the end. Evaluate content, visual aids, and delivery Audience response?During
  •  Ask about what they learned or how they came up with their topic What skills did they learn from this project? Feedback about presentation ◦ ―I really liked how you...‖ ◦ ―I noticed you...‖ End positive. Encourage them to do their presentation again somewhere.After—Conference Judging
  •  Introductions that get attention Thesis statement with 3 (or more) points Clear transition between parts Conclusion that restates the pointsWhat to look for...content
  •  Body language Too much dependence on notes Pace Fillers—uhs and ums Use of visual aidsWhat to look for...delivery
  •  Did they cite their sources? Did they ask if there were questions? Did they repeat the questions?Specifics
  •  Posters or slides too crowded? Font too small? Props add to the presentation ◦ Food safety ◦ Manage space No brand names visibleVisual aid specifics
  •  This slide is too full. It’s hard to read and tells too much information. The audience will be so busy reading the screen that they won’t listen to what the speaker is saying, or they will not even attempt to read it because it is not visually pleasing. 4H’ers should never do a slide like this, but some of them will. The colors are bad too. Help them see why this doesn’t work.Bad example
  • http://vimeo.com/35802245Video Example
  •  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdQyj dvKvgc
  •  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdQyj dvKvgc
  •  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBoMZ KSYxZo
  •  Can 4-H’er set up/run equipment? Do they have a back-up plan? Talk to audience– not screen Stands so screen is visibleElectronic Visual Aids
  •  One major point per slide No more than 6 lines on a slide No ALL CAPS High contrast colorsElectronic Visual Aids – cont.
  •  Make them want to try this again! Make suggestions that will help them improve Make suggestions for those going on to the State Fair like memorization, posters, etc.End on a high note!
  • Working Exhibits
  •  To teach others a task To educate them in the process To ―sell‖ the project To manage the audience and the work spaceGoals
  •  Stand back and watch set up Let them invite you Smile!!!! Make the item Ask questionsDuring
  •  Enthusiasm! Speaking loudly Speaking clearly Working with ALL ages CreativityLook for...
  •  Managing the work space ◦ Clean ◦ Litter free ◦ Sanitary Several work ―areas‖ –no assembly lines Special care needed (food, safety) Are people having fun?Look for...
  •  Posters easy to read? Follow? Written directions to take home? Cost? Source of idea? Ideas for other places to use item? Educate audience as they workLook for...
  • Share the Fun
  •  To experience performing / entertaining To share 4H fun with the public To feature 4H’ers various talents / creativity To foster teamwork among members/ club To develop poise, self-confidenceGoals
  •  Rhythm  Artistic delivery  Creativity  Uniformity  Showmanship  Costuming  Choreography –Self?Dance
  •  Musical skill  Material Chosen  Audience Appeal  CostumingVocal/ Instrumental
  •  Selection-skill level appropriate  Showmanship ◦ Personality ◦ Poise ◦ Confidence ◦ Stage presence ◦ ProjectionVocal / Instrumental
  •  Material chosen  Presentation ◦ Memorization ◦ Skills ◦ Projection  Props/ Costuming  Work togetherDramatic—Play, poetry
  •  Material chosen— ◦ Does it offend? ◦ Is it appropriate for youth? ◦ Does it educate or address an issue? Is it unique? How does the audience react?Judging