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 FOUNDATIONS OF INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

 

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BSCOM 234 Week 1 Using Language Effectively
 

Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Using Language Effectively.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you identify listening barriers you have experienced, explain their effects, and determine appropriate listening strategies and responses during verbal communication.

Include the following:

 

 

 

Describe a situation from your life when you had trouble listening.
 

 

Identify two or more barriers that were present.
 

 

Explain how each barrier contributed to your inability to listen effectively.
 

 

Determine which two strategies would allow you to cope with these barriers.
 

 

Explain how each strategy might work to eliminate a particular barrier.
 

 

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Submit the assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

 

Alternative Option (with instructor approval):

Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Using Language Effectively.

Create a media presentation in which you identify listening barriers you have experienced, explain their effects, and determine appropriate listening and responding strategies. You can use the following formats:

 

 

 

8- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation
 

 

5-minute audio or video piece
 

 

Another format approved by your instructor
 

 

Include the following in your media piece:

 

 

 

Describe a situation from your life when you had trouble listening.
 

 

Identify two or more barriers that were present.
 

 

Explain how each barrier contributed to your inability to listen effectively.
 

 

Determine which two strategies would allow you to cope with these barriers.
 

 

Explain how each strategy might work to eliminate a particular barrier.
 

 

Submit the assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

 

 
 

 

 

BSCOM 234 Week 2 Nonverbal Communication Codes
 

Review the “American Influence on Japanese Culture” activity on the MyCommLab student resource page.

Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Nonverbal Communication Codes.

Submit the assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

 

 
 

 

 

BSCOM 234 Week 2 Intercultural Interview
 

Review the “Cultural Barriers” activity on the MyCommLab student resource page.

For this assignment, you will interview someone from a different cultural background than your own or select an individual interview from the MyCommLab Cultural Barriers activity.

Compare your cultural experiences with those of the individual you interviewed (or) an individual interviewed in the Cultural Barriers activity.

Create an 5- to 7-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation or video that includes the following:

 

 

 

Personal background of the person interviewed
 

 

Where this person has lived
 

 

Any interesting cultural facts in this person’s  history
 

 

Any experiences this person has had adapting to new cultures
 

 

A comparison of your cultural experiences with those of the individual interviewed
 

 

Submit the assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

 

 
 

 

 

BSCOM 234 Week 3 Self-Assessment: Communication Style
 

Review “The Company You Keep and the Image You Project: Putting Your Best Face Forward in Online Social Networks” in this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.

Review your results from the What’s My Face-to-Face Communication Style? self-assessment.

Interpret the scores of your peers on the Peer Perception Survey.

Analyze how others perceive you and how you perceive yourself to determine appropriate strategies for improving self-esteem and interpersonal perception by answering the following questions:

 

 

 

How do you feel that others formed perceptions of you?
 

 

Were others’ perceptions surprising? Why?
 

 

What can you do to improve the accuracy of others’ assessments to your own?
 

 

Combine your analysis with your score interpretations.

Submit the assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

 

 
 

 

 

BSCOM 234 Week 3 Overcoming Intercultural Barriers
 

 

For this assignment, you will use your Intercultural Interview from Week 2.

Create a plan incorporating strategies you could use when faced with intercultural barriers.

Summarize the following as a part of your plan:

 

 

 

Description of the individual you interviewed
 

 

Interview questions and answers
 

 

Cultural similarities and differences with the individual you interviewed
 

 

Include strategies to overcome any potential barriers you might encounter with this person or people from a similar culture that would affect interpersonal communication.

You can use the following formats to present your plan:

 

 

 

A 350- to 700 word paper
 

 

A 4- to 7-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation
 

 

A 3- to 5-minute video
 

 

Submit the assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

 

 
 

 

 

BSCOM 234 Week 4 Managing Relationships Paper
 

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you analyze a current or past relationship (personal or professional) and create a strategy for managing it.

 

 

 

Explain the basic facts of the relationship by answering the following questions:
 

 

With whom do you have the relationship?
 

 

How long have you known this person?
 

 

At what developmental stage is the relationship? How did it develop?
 

 

Explain one factor that led to a short-term relationship and one that led to a long-term relationship.

Identify which type of power relationship you have and what types of power are commonly exercised.

Explain the importance of attraction and power in the relationship.

Identify at least one area in which the relationship may be improved.

Develop a strategy to manage this relationship using two or more relationship management skills.

Explain how you may use each skill in your strategy to address the challenge and how you may escalate, maintain, or decrease intimacy.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Submit the assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

 

Alternative Option (with instructor approval):

Create a 10-to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with detailed speaker notes in which you analyze a current or past relationship (personal or professional) and create a strategy for managing it.

 

 

 

Explain the basic facts of the relationship by answering the following questions:
 

 

With whom did you have/do you have the relationship?
 

 

How long did you know/have you known this person?
 

 

At what developmental stage was/is the relationship in? How did it develop?
 

 

Explain one factor that led to a short-term relationship and one that led to a long-term relationship.

Identify which type of power relationship you have and what types of power are commonly exercised.

Explain the importance of attraction and power in the relationship.

Identify at least one area in which the relationship could have been or may be improved.

Submit the assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

 

 
 

 

 

BSCOM 234 Week 5 Conflict Management Plan
 

Create a plan to manage conflict in professional life that addresses the following:

 

 

 

In professional life, how does conflict occur? What are the common characteristics of workplace conflict?
 

 

Summarize conflict management styles. Discuss how each style applies to different conflict scenarios.
 

 

Discuss conflict management skills. How do you plan to develop your conflict management skills set?
 

 

Discuss how your score for each dimension of the “What’s My Preferred Conflict Handling Style?” assessment reflects your own conflict-handling style.
 

 

In professional life, how can you plan for appropriate conflict resolution?Write a plan for identifying, handling, and resolving conflict.
 

 

Present your plan in the form of a 10- to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with detailed speaker notes.

Submit the assignment to the Assignment FIles tab.
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