During the semester, you will give oral article summary presentations on two articles. Each of these oral assignments will be worth 20 points. To earn points for each summary, you MUST complete both summaries. The due dates are listed on the semester schedule. You may choose articles from the following sources: The Economist The Wall Street Journal The Financial Times Harvard Business Review Bloomberg Oral Summaries should be 30 to 60 seconds long and include the following: Title of the article, date of publication Main point(s) of the article—and a few specific and powerful details the writer uses to support […]
For this Assignment you will attend a Networking Event in your field of interest. It can be Prepare for the Fair, The Klein Internship and Career Fair, a panel discussion, speaker event on campus, an event at Paley Library or something sponsored within a club or organization. Create a blog using a Word document and upload it to Canvas. This is a blog post, not an academic paper. Blog writing is tight and (should be) entertaining. Grading Rubric includes these requirements: Catchy Title (nobody reads blogs with a title like “Networking Event Blog” Event Info: What was the event? Was […]
INTRODUCTION Week 1: Characteristics and Utility of Interpersonal Communication Constantly talking isn’t necessarily communicating. —Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind All interpersonal communication begins with a need to convey a message to another person. Until very recently, this has primarily meant speaking face-to-face, handwriting a letter, or calling by phone. Now, technologies such as e-mail, text messaging, instant messaging, social media, and video chat applications offer even more popular interpersonal communication options. Today, there are a myriad of ways to communicate, but no matter which you choose, you are still faced with the responsibility to communicate well so that others […]
What’s this article about? What are the main points (pick 3-5)? What are the implication(s) of the articles findings? What are some connections we can make to our own experience/reality (essentially, why does this matter and why should we care about this research if we can’t apply it in some meaningful ways). This assignment is to be 2-3 pages in length, 12 pt. Times New Roman font, double-spaced, and APA format. You will be evaluated not only on G/S/P, but also the content of your positions and overall grasp of the article.
1.You will submit a 150-200-word summary [not a copy] of a news story from any reputable state or national news source in print, on radio, on TV, or online. Use Times New Roman, 12-pt. type, double-spaced. The story will be about the intersection of media and the First Amendment in the United States—no stories from foreign countries. Not part of the 150-200 words will be a description of where you found this news item (N.Y. Times, CNN on TV, etc.), the title of the story, the date, and URL, if applicable, although I need to have this info. Just don’t […]
Attachment preview Instructions: In class we discussed the logic behind inductive and deductive reasoning, as well as specific examples of each of these types of reasoning. For this activity, you will watch a short scene from the movie Sherlock Holmes (2009) in which Sherlock Holmes uses reasoning to reach conclusions about his friend Dr. Watson’s new fiancé, Mary Morstan. You will then decompose the premises and conclusions of arguments within this scene. Refer to class notes from Units 10 (Logical Reasoning) as well as the Facione and Gittens (2013) readings from each of these units to help you complete this […]
Email Assignment Grading Criteria – 40 points Content (15 points) Informative subject line Effective buffer sentence(s) followed by … Clear, direct message that gives the most important information Full explanation of “why” Respectful, professional tone throughout Structure (15 points) Follows structure as outlined on “Email Writing” PPT Message is organized logically (buffer, main point, reasons why, etc.) No rambling/topic drift Short paragraphs and sentences Uses brevity tools to guide the reader and highlight key points Language (10 points) Use Grammar and Language Checklist as a guide
A paper about handling a crisis on media so focus on a single event/crisis and see how a company/corporation or a government has handled the crisis on media. (Six to seven pages- double space & font size 12) bibliography not counted in total words) The purpose of this assignment is to deepen your understanding of academic research design and process. For this assignment, you have to conduct a literature review on the topic that you have selected (and approved by me), choose the appropriate research methods and present your data gathering plan. Your research proposal should be five to seven […]