Communication Analysis Assignment (Option 1-Written Assignment)

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Communication Analysis Assignment (Option 1-Written Assignment)

  • This out-of-class assignment will allow you to work at your own pace.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will learn strategies for examining communication processes critically and demonstrate those strategies in written form
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge and application of communication terms and communication course content in written form
  • Students will identify communication strengths and areas for improvement

Purpose of the assignment:

The purpose of the assignment is to make insightful connections among course content, your communication behaviors, communication strengths, and areas for improvement.

Assignment Overview

You will write three two page papers that address your personal experiences (stories), your communication behaviors, communication strengths and areas for improvement based on three communication topics: 1) Communication and the New Media, 2) Verbal Communication, 3) Nonverbal Communication, or 4) Listening.

To help you develop content for this assignment, critically think about the course content from the readings, films, and my story papers. Please feel free to use the same content from three of your My Story papers.

Assignment Guidelines

  1. Select three communication topics (Communication and the New Media, Verbal Communication, Nonverbal Communication, or Listening).
  1. Collect and review the content related to each communication topic
  1. Divide the assignment into three separate papers based on the topic, i.e., Communication and the New Media, Verbal Communication, Nonverbal Communication.
  • In each paper, include the following:
  • the introduction to your story
  • Clearly identify one term from the related reading, one statement from the related film, and the connecting sentence-thesis
  • the body of your story
  • your communication behaviors, by using specific examples and explanations from your life experience to support your thesis
  • your communication strengths associated with those communication behaviors discussed in the first bullet point, by using specific examples and explanations from your life experience to support your thesis
  • your areas for improvement associated with those communication behaviors discussed in the first bullet point, by using specific examples and explanations from your life experience to support your thesis

(Each bullet represents a minimum of one body paragraph)

  • the conclusion to your story
  • The assignment must be typed, double-spaced, 12-point font, a minimum of two pages per paper and uploaded on the canvas site

Criteria for grading

Well-organized paper (Total: 7.5 points-2.5 points per paper)

  • provided clearly organized content that guided the reader (intro, body and conclusion)

Well-developed body of each paper (Total: 60 points-20 points per paper):

  • provided well developed (detailed) specific examples and explanations from your life experience (story) to explain your communication behaviors, communication strengths and areas for improvement

Well-written (Total: 7.5 points-2.5 points per paper)

  • provided well-written content: grammatical, punctuation, spelling errors were few

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