Week 6: Evaluation

  Please note: To better conform to your schedule, IDEAL has changed both the Time AND Location of our general meetings. Our future meetings during winter quarter will be hosted every Thursday from 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at AU 3508 (just a floor above!).   Dear IDEALers, Happy Valentine’s Day! This week, our theme for the general … [Read more…]

Week 4: Skepticism

Dear IDEALers, Welcome to week 4! After analyzing the rivals’ speeches, now it’s time to bring them down! Cast your doubts and conduct your experiments. This week, our theme for the general meeting is Skepticism.   The IDEAL Leaders Association General Meeting (Week 4) Theme: Skepticism Date: Tuesday, January 29th Time: 5:00 pm – 6:00 … [Read more…]

Week 3: Analysis

Dear IDEALers, Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! This week, our theme for the general meeting is analysis. Please note: Tomorrow IDEAL Leaders Association will host our general meeting in our normal meeting room, Ackerman 2412. This general meeting will be a bit time-pressured, so please be on time. The IDEAL Leaders Association General Meeting … [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…]

Week 7: Idea Expansion

When? Tuesday, February 21, 2012 6:00pm until 7:00pm Where? Ackerman 3508 What? Has your brain ever froze in the middle of a speech? Have you ever run out of things to say and then end with an awkward silence? Have you ever just thought “Oh geez, I know NOTHING about this topic at all?” Well never … [Read more…]

Week 4: Vocality

When? Tuesday, January 31, 2012 6:00pm until 7:00pm Where? Ackerman 3508 What? Salt and pepper. Macaroni and cheese. Milk and cookies. Things that go great together. Last week, we focused on body language. This week, we will focus on something equally important: vocality. A word not often tossed around, vocality encompasses the broad range of speaking elements … [Read more…]

Week 3: Body Language

When? Tuesday, January 24, 2012 6:00pm until 7:00pm Where? Ackerman 3508 What? For all my shy and lonely individuals who have secret crushes but are always too afraid to talk to him/her, let me let you in on a little secret: you don’t need words to attract their attention! What’s better than the English language? BODY LANGUAGE! Nothing … [Read more…]

Week 2: Mystery

When? Tuesday, January 17, 2012 6:00pm until 7:00pm Where? Ackerman 3508 What? Every once in a while, mystery can act as a great catalyst in spicing up your life. After all, what fun is it to know every detail of our general meetings before stepping through the doors? In a change of routine, the activities of tonight’s meeting … [Read more…]