Communications and Media


Guidelines for Evaluations
1. Please choose a music speech from one of your classmates. Because the
evaluations are in assignments rather than discussion questions, no one will see
it but me.
2. You will write a two paragraph evaluation (double-spaced).
3. You may choose to evaluate 2-4 of the following categories listed below.
Organization: transition, depth, and time
Main points: made sense ; supported central idea
Ethics and Audience Analysis
Supporting Material/Evidence
Visual Aids
Dynamics: extemporaneous; enthusiastic
Vocal and Verbal Qualities: rate; volume; inflection; language and grammar
Body and Facial Qualities: gestures; posture; eye contact
Introductions and conclusions
4. Please provide detail as to why you believe the category was strong or in need of improvement.


Approximately 250 words