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4 h judging communications

  1. 1. JudgingCommunications 2013
  2. 2. Educational Presentations
  3. 3.  To make sure the youth has a positive experience To help them develop their communication skills To educate the audience on a given topicGoals
  4. 4.  Introduce yourself.  Put the youth at ease.  Explain the conference judging procedure if superintendent does not.Before
  5. 5.  SMILE!!!! Make notes Be ready to pose a question at the end. Evaluate content, visual aids, and delivery Audience response?During
  6. 6.  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
  7. 7.  Introductions that get attention Thesis statement with 3 (or more) points Clear transition between parts Conclusion that restates the pointsWhat to look for...content
  8. 8.  Body language Too much dependence on notes Pace Fillers—uhs and ums Use of visual aidsWhat to look for...delivery
  9. 9.  Did they cite their sources? Did they ask if there were questions? Did they repeat the questions?Specifics
  10. 10.  Posters or slides too crowded? Font too small? Props add to the presentation ◦ Food safety ◦ Manage space No brand names visibleVisual aid specifics
  11. 11.  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
  12. 12. http://vimeo.com/35802245Video Example
  13. 13.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdQyj dvKvgc
  14. 14.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdQyj dvKvgc
  15. 15.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBoMZ KSYxZo
  16. 16.  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
  17. 17.  One major point per slide No more than 6 lines on a slide No ALL CAPS High contrast colorsElectronic Visual Aids – cont.
  18. 18.  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!
  19. 19. Working Exhibits
  20. 20.  To teach others a task To educate them in the process To ―sell‖ the project To manage the audience and the work spaceGoals
  21. 21.  Stand back and watch set up Let them invite you Smile!!!! Make the item Ask questionsDuring
  22. 22.  Enthusiasm! Speaking loudly Speaking clearly Working with ALL ages CreativityLook for...
  23. 23.  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...
  24. 24.  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...
  25. 25. Share the Fun
  26. 26.  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
  27. 27.  Rhythm  Artistic delivery  Creativity  Uniformity  Showmanship  Costuming  Choreography –Self?Dance
  28. 28.  Musical skill  Material Chosen  Audience Appeal  CostumingVocal/ Instrumental
  29. 29.  Selection-skill level appropriate  Showmanship ◦ Personality ◦ Poise ◦ Confidence ◦ Stage presence ◦ ProjectionVocal / Instrumental
  30. 30.  Material chosen  Presentation ◦ Memorization ◦ Skills ◦ Projection  Props/ Costuming  Work togetherDramatic—Play, poetry
  31. 31.  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