Videotape of Oral Presentation Guidelines
Record your oral presentation on a digital video camera
use YouTube to upload
Upload your video as public but unlisted.
This way, only people with the link can see
the video. If your video is private, no one can see it and it cannot be graded.
Post the link in the appropriate discussion board on Blackboard
for this assignment.
no question that the audience is present throughout the entire performance.
DELIVERY / VIDEO Set Up - All guidelines below must be followed or your speech grade
may result in a ZERO.
I should be able to hear you and see you clearly.
ALWAYS check your video in its entirety before you send it to me!
I must be able to see your eyes and face clearly.
Position the camera so that I can see you straight on FROM THE HIPS/KNEES UP
I must be able to see any movement and gestures you perform.
You MUST BE STANDING
to deliver your presentation.
You MUST NOT have any indication that you are reading from a computer screen or any
other full sentence projection/script of your speech.
Make it clear that you are using your created limited note cards and that you are
I'd suggest you use a podium of some sort
so you can put your notecards down,
viewable for yourself, but opening your hands/arms up for gestures.
I should see you for the ENTIRETY of the oral presentation.
Do not pan around the room, do not submit a video where you are not in the
picture at all times, do not zoom in etc.
Also, make sure your
conveys your professionalism.
Do NOT wear a hat. Do NOT chew gum. Do NOT wear anything that will distract
from your presentation (no writing on shirts, no loud -literally or figuratively-
DO: look presentable/professional and feel as confident as possible in how you
look and what you wear. Pull your hair back so it does not fall in your face.
The video you submit MUST BE ONE TAKE
You should NOT edit your video
or do different 'cuts' and put them together for