IEM Toastmasters organized The Art of Effective Evaluation Workshop on Thursday 9th August, 2012. The workshop was called to order by our Sergeant-At-Arms Anthony Kolandai, CC at 7.44p.m sharp. There were a total of twenty-seven attendees :-
1. Alex Lu – Organizing Chair and Facilitator #1
2. Lee Meng Tze – Facilitator #2
3. Robert Ram – Facilitator #3
4. Chia Meng Yee - Facilitator #4
5. Tan Ken Wayne – Star Evaluator
6. Lim Terk Yiang – Test Speaker
7. Chooi Jia Hoong
8. Kanagaraj Pillay
9. Andrew Nathan
10. Anthony Kolandai
11. Cham Poh Nee
12. Yuva Raja
13. Khor Wei Li
14. Sim Bock San
15. Ng Yee Chia
16. Boon Sin Cheng (MIHRM TMC)
17. K C Ng (MIHRM TMC)
18. Roshida Hardiani (Persona & MIHRM TMC)
19. Priscilla Parissa (Faith TMC)
20. Sarah Abedi Abdullah (Shah Alam TMC etc..)
21. Lim Thian Seng (Taman Indrahana TMC)
22. Jade Lim Lay Yoke (Taman Inrahana TMC)
23. Wong Keng Lan (Sime Darby Healthcare TMC)
24. Siti Safinas (Maxis TMC)
25. Timothy Nakayama (MidValley & Friendship TMC)
26. Lim Yi Kang (TMIKL TMC)
27. Isaac Wong (ITC Bintang TMC)
President Engr. Lee Meng Tze, DTM commenced by welcoming all guests followed by all attendees introducing themselves.
After a round of introduction, the President handed over control to The Organizing Chair, who is none other than our Area Governor ACB Alex Lu. He began by introducing the benefits and goals of The “Art of Effective Evaluation Workshop”. He presented and facilitated 1st session – “The Function of Evaluation”, with participants feedback on “Why People Want to Learn to Speak and Lead”, “How We Improve as Speakers” and “Three Roles of An Evaluator”.
President then facilitated the 2nd session on Club Climate Evaluation – How Well Does Our Club Evaluate. This session required the participants to fill up a Club Evaluation Climate Questionnaire. While the results were fabulated, ACB Alex Lu move on to present ” Self Esteem : The Key to Personal Growth”. Breaktime was then annouced for 10 minutes.
Thereafter the meeting resumed with the Club Evaluation Climate Result “How Well Does Our Club Evaluate” conducted by President. Audience were asked to feedback on areas that they are proud of the way the club evaluate and what specific things do they think the club should do to improve the evaluation climate. She then proceeded to share on “How to Build a Positive Club Climate on Evaluation”.
Division Governor DTM Robert Ram then proceeded with the 3rd Session on “Methods For Effective Evaluation”, “Ten Behaviors of An Effective Evaluator” . He shared and discussed valuable tips for speech evaluation contest. Participants were excited with thie session which is very timely with Speech Evaluation Contest just around the corner http://www.iemtm.org/blog/?p=915
Immediate Past President (IPP) CC, ALB Chia Meng Yee then led the 4th session -Evaluation Workshop. In this session, participants implemented what was learned byevaluating a manual speech. The speech was duly delivered by our Test Speaker - Engr. CC Lim Terk Yiang on CC #8 (Visual Aids) - Title “Mulu Caves”, where audience were enchanted with his adventurous journey to Mulu Caves with several breathtaking photos depicted in his presented photos.
Our very own star evaluator – 2010 Division C Speech Evaluation Champion CC Tan Ken Wayne proceeded to evaluate Terk Yiang’s speech as project speech evaluator. Participants then delivered their evaluations based on “Individual Speech Evaluation Form”. IPP then closed with three powerful words- ”Evaluate To Motivate”.
This conclude the workshop with the participants submitting the feedback forms. President then presented certificate of attendance to all participants. There were a few announcements on the upcoming events ” Absolutely Amazing August” at IEM Toastmasters :-
16/8/12 (3rd Thursday) Club Humourous Speech and Speech Evaluation Contests. All are welcome (no door fees). Members are strongly encouraged to participate as contestants http://www.iemtm.org/blog/?p=915
23/8/12 (4th Thursday) No meeting – HariRaya holiday week
30/8/12 (5th Thursday) “Merdeka” Nite with Champions Toastmasters Meeting. Club Humorous Speech and Evaluation Contest Champions will deliver their speeches. There will be open evaluation, where audience participate in the evaluation learned from this workshop. This will facilitate our Club Champions to prepare for the Area Contest on 13/9/12.
As icing on the cake, we will be celebrating August birthdays with all attendees born in the month of August, along with our Nation’s Independance Day.
There were air-time for guests from other clubs to promote their club events, contests and District 51 Semi-Annual Convention http://TMcore2012.blogspot.com
The President then delivered closing remarks with the workshop ended at 11 pm.
Division Governor Robert Ram presented
Robert shared 'Sandwich' Evaluation Method
Participants in full attention
In all ears
It's question time - from Timothy Nakayama
Robert's Rapid Reliable Response
Introducing the workshop test speaker
Attention all need to Evaluate To Motivate!
Test Speaker - Engr. Lim Terk Yiang
Taking us on Joyful Journey ride to Mulu Caves
Enchanted Enjoyable Experience!
Now is the moment - Here comes our Star Evaluator DivC 2010 Champion - Tan Ken Wayne!
In his element evaluating test speaker - With Gusto!
Simple Smile Sooth the Day! Even for evaluation
Over to you - in Sea of Aplause!
President presented certificate of participation to Test Speaker Engr. Lim Terk Yiang