Informational Speech Instructions


3. Informative Speech Presentations


Each student will present an informative speech on his or her topic. Students should pay close attention to the speeches their peers make, since a quiz will be given afterwards on the information presented in the speeches. Main Topic: Art Topic Choices (Must choose only one topic / Choices must not overlap): 1-Art Crime: Vandalism, Art Theft, Forgery 2-Duties of Stage Management 3-Life of Gillian Lynne 4-Sundance Film Festival 5-Art Therapy and Art-based Assessments 6-Art in Dementia Care 7-The Harlem Renaissance 8-History of Art Deco 9-How Audio Amplifiers Work 10-The Art of DSLR Photography 11-The History of Pop Art 12-Process of Conserving Fresco Paintings 13-The Value & Use of Ultramarine Paint in the Past 14-Why Skyscrapers Don’t Fall 15-Qing Dynasty Pottery and Europe 16-The Art of Islamic Calligraphy 17-The Cult of Virgin Mary in the Middle Ages 18-20th Century African Art 19-The Jungian Archetype and Literature 20-Existentialism in Modern Art 21-Picasso and Guernica 22-How Phonographs Work 23-Art Television and The Simpsons 24-The Czechoslovak New Wave 25-Documentary Film and Latin America 26-Edinburgh Fringe 27-Andy Warhol and Pop Art 28-Yuhki Kuramoto and New Age music 29-Auctions (e.g. Sotheby’s, Cristie’s) and Art as an Investment 30-Alfred Stieglitz and his Photography Required Length: 3 min. Visual Aid (PowerPoint): - Using a PowerPoint is discouraged, but you may use one only if you feel that certain images are completely necessary to the speech. - Maximum number of slides: one , Maximum number of images: three - No words can be included in the slide. - Those who prepared a PowerPoint must have the file checked and ready on the class computer before class starts. You may not use a visual aid if you fail to do so. Failure to adhere to the above instructions will automatically result in point deduction.