College Speech: Reflection In The First Day Of Speech

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Reflection I remember going to the College advisor and trying to figure out what class I would be taking for the fall semester of 2016. I was a little late in the enrollment process and some of the classes I wanted to take were either not available or completely filled. So my advisor asked me if I would be interested in taking speech class. I thought to myself “I don’t really like talking in front of people but it is a requirement.” So I signed up for Introduction to Speech Communication (10116) and that is where this reflection starts. The first day of class was a little intimidating. We started with nine students all from different backgrounds and diversity. It seems like it such a long ago but it was only 12 weeks. Our teacher …show more content…
I started to write a speech about the death of the coral reefs, but I found it had too much information on the subject. I was so difficult for me to complete because I was an expert of coral reefs. So I finally through that topic out and choose to do a speech on Scuba diving. Which I am no expert, but I do have some knowledge about the subject. The week of October 6 I was supposed to being giving my speech on Scuba diving but due to work I was sent to Jacksonville Florida to aid the team during Hurricane Matthew. I heard everyone did very well on the speeches and I am sorry I missed them. The second major assignment that we had during that portion of class was the interview. We started with a presentation in the library teaching the class the “do’s and don’ts” of writing a resume and how to conduct yourself in an interview. We were assigned to make a resume for a specific job that was chosen by the class. The job that was chosen by our group was a receptionist position at the Lower Keys Medical Center. We weren’t able to make stuff up on our resume and it was difficult to find correlations between my work history and a receptionist. So I did my best and the next week we conducted mock interviews. We had to come up with questions to ask as an interviewer and be interviewed for the position. I felt that over all the class did very in both

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