COM200 Week 4 - Assignment

Interpersonal Conflict in Television

Before you complete this paper, you must do the following:

Read this sample of a high quality paper  from a previous class.
Do the How to Write Your Week Four Paper  (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.training.
Take the Week 4 Paper Quiz.
Choose one television show from the list provided below:

Black-ish
This television show can be found for no charge with closed captioning at ABC (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..
NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service
This television show can be found for no charge with closed captioning at CBS (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..
Modern Family
This television show can be found for no charge with closed captioning at ABC (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..
The Big Bang Theory
This television show can be found for no charge with closed captioning at CBS (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..
Scandal
This television show can be found for no charge with closed captioning at ABC (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..
Watch one episode of one of the above television programs and identify and describe one interpersonal conflict that was not handled effectively. Remember, you should focus on one exchange, not the entire plot of the episode.  Based on what you have learned in Chapters 8 and 9 of Bevan and Sole (2014), write a two-page paper explaining why the conflict was not handled effectively and describe the strategies that could have been used to resolve this conflict. Be sure to focus on one particular interpersonal conflict and not the television show as a whole. The television programs can be found in syndication, weekly on air, and through the links provided above.

Before you submit this paper, you must do the assignment training for this paper and take the quiz.

 

The Interpersonal Conflict in Television paper

Must be two double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style. For assistance, visit the Ashford Writing Center’s Introduction to APA (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..
Must include a title page with the following (for further assistance with the formatting and the title page, please refer to Ashford Writing Center’s APA Formatting for Word 2013 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.):
Title of paper
Student’s name
Course name and number
Instructor’s name
Date submitted
Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Your introduction paragraph needs to end with a clear thesis statement that indicates the purpose of your paper. For assistance writing introductions, conclusions, and thesis statements, please refer to the following web pages, housed within the Ashford Writing Center & Library resources tab:
Introductions & Conclusions (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
Writing a Thesis Statement (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
Must use the textbook as a source. The Integrating Research (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. tutorial will offer further assistance on including supporting information and reasoning.
Must document any information from a source in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center’s Citing Within Your Paper (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..
Must include a separate APA References List that is formatted according to APA style. Given you will be citing a single episode, instead of the series, please review the Ashford Writing Center’s guidelines for Common APA Reference List Models (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. The following web page provides guidance for doing both: Formatting Your References List (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Follow the instructions for referencing a single episode of a television series.
Before you submit your written assignment, you are encouraged to review The Grammarly Guide: How to Set Up & Use Grammarly (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. tutorial, set up a Grammarly account (if you have not already done so), and use Grammarly to review a rough draft of your assignment. Then carefully review all issues identified by Grammarly and revise your work as needed.

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