Week 8: Wrap up (Final of This Year!!!)

When? Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 6:00pm until 7:00pm in PDT Where? MS 3915G What? Do you know how to appeal to your audience? If you do, do you possess the skills to do so? Come find out tomorrow when we will pit you against three immovable judges in a test of verbal appeal! The night will conclude with … [Read more…]

Week 5: Speaking With Your Body

When? Tuesday, May 1, 2012 6:00pm until 7:00pm in PDT Where? MS 3915G What? Sometimes, it takes more than words to effectively convey an idea. It never hurts for all of us to be reminded that utilizing our bodies is just as important when giving a speech. You’d be a fool to miss this week’s … [Read more…]

Week 4: The Art of Persuasion

When? Tuesday, April 24, 2012 6:00pm until 7:00pm in PDT Where? MS 3915G What? Have you ever been in a situation that called for you to use your amazing wits and blinding charisma to convince an angry crowd of torch-and pitchfork wielding plebeians to spare your life? Or how about sweet talking an evil witch … [Read more…]

Week 3: Conquering the Nerves

When? Tuesday, April 17, 2012 6:00pm until 7:00pm in PDT Where? MS 3915G What? Here in Jason and Christine’s Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious IFAM, we believe that one of the core foundations to delivering a masterful speech is to exert dominance over your nerves. Stop by this week’s general meeting to pick up many tips and tricks that … [Read more…]

Week 2: Team Building and Critical Thinking

When? Tuesday, April 10, 2012 6:00pm until 7:00pm in PDT Where? MS 3915G What? Public speaking is undoubtedly a vital skill in succeeding at life and for the longest time, IDEAL has put an extremely emphasis on this particular skill. However, there are other qualities just as important. IDEAL prides itself as an advocate of … [Read more…]

Week 1: Spring Orientation Meeting

When? Tuesday, April 3, 2012 6:00pm until 7:00pm in PDT Where? MS 3915G What? Today marks the start to a hopefully awesome quarter to all of you! But, in your time at UCLA, did you know you can enhance the awesomeness of your school year by becoming a member of IDEAL? Well, now you do! … [Read more…]

Week 8: Audience Interaction

When? Tuesday, February 28, 2012 7:00pm until 8:00pm Where? Ackerman 3508 What? This upcoming general meeting marks the end of another quarter for IDEAL. What better way to conclude our Tuesday routine than by tying up every activity we’ve ever done into a nice little package? As a speaker, there are many ways to engage your audience: through … [Read more…]