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COM 320 Week 1 Journal Worksheet

Instructions

Resources: University
of Phoenix Material: Week One Journal and Test Yourself: What Do You Believe
About Interpersonal Communication? in Ch. 1 of the text.

Complete this
week’s Journal activity.

Week One Journal

Write a 700- to 1,050-word journal
entry identifying the elements of interpersonal communication and how each
element relates to your life. Begin by reviewing Test Yourself: What Do You
Believe About Interpersonal Communication? in Ch. 1 of the text. Answer the
following questions:

·        
Why is each statement most
often false? Provide examples from your personal life.

·        
Why is it important to study
interpersonal communication?

·        
Identify areas of your life you
hope to improve by taking this class.

·        
Locate a picture to represent
each element of interpersonal communication.

·        
Write details around the
picture describing these elements. You may use personal pictures from your life
or conduct a search. Cite your sources.

 

 

COM 320 Week 1 Fundamentals
of Interpersonal Communication Worksheet

Instructions

Complete the Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication
worksheet.

Fundamentals of Interpersonal
Communication

Part
1: Elements and Stages


Complete the two tables. You may expand
the cells as needed. Examples have been provided for your reference. Follow these
instructions:

·        
Think of a conversation you had
with another person this week. You might want to write down the dialogue to
provide a sense of the conversation.

·        
List the eight elements of
interpersonal communication in column one.

·        
Identify examples of the
elements of interpersonal communication in column two. Use examples from your
conversation.

 




Elements of Interpersonal Communication


Provide an Example
 




Source-Receiver


Source – My daughter
Receiver – Me
The source-receiver roles alternated, back and
forth, as the conversation continued when I discussed shopping for holiday
gifts with my daughter.




 


 




 


 




 


 




 


 




 


 




 


 




 


 




 


 




 

·        
List the five stages of
perception in interpersonal communication in column one.

·        
Determine when the stages of
perception in interpersonal communication occurred in your conversation in
column two.

 




Stages of Perception


Provide an Example




Stimulation


I heard my telephone ring. When I answered, I
heard my daughter’s voice.




 


 




 


 




 


 




 


 




 


 




 

Part
2: Principles


Complete the following.

·        
List the principles of
Interpersonal Communication.

Insert text here.

·        
Provide examples from your
conversation that supports two principles you identified.

Insert text here.

 

 

COM 320 Week 1 Learning Team Charter

Instructions

Collaborate with
your learning team to construct a learning team charter.  Please reference
the post with a learning team charter example

 

 

COM 320 Week 2 Journal or Quiz

Instructions

Resource: University
of Phoenix Material: Week Two Journal

Complete this
week’s Journal activity.

 
                   or

Take notes
in class during our session 

Complete a
quiz a during the last 30 minutes.

Week Two Journal

Write a 700- to 1,050-word journal
entry identifying the styles of effective listening and how this relates to
you. Answer the following questions:

·        
In what ways does your culture
influence your self-concept?

·        
How much does your gender, age,
race, or other attribute influence this appraisal?

·        
Spend one day focusing on your
listening behavior. Log each listening situation you encounter during the day.

·        
Which listening barriers did
you experience during your day of listening?

·        
Which styles did you use?
Explain the styles you used in each situation.

·        
What are your strengths and
weaknesses as a listener?

·        
Did you notice how other people
listened to you?

·        
What steps might you take to
become a better listener?

 

 

COM 320 Week 2 Self-Assessment and
Response

Instructions

Resources: Your Learning Team's test results

Prepare a presentation using your learning team
results from te Test Yourself inventories in Chapter 2 and 4 that consists of
the following: 


  • List how
    gender and culture may have influenced the results.

  • Identify
    each member’s effective listening style.

  • Consider how
    your response would be viewed from a different culture or gender.

  • Compare your
    responses with those of your teammates.

  • Include how
    this knowledge will help you to better work with your team and communicate
    more effectively.



Format your response consistent with APA guidelines.

 

 

COM 320 Week 3 Journal

Instructions

Resource: University
of Phoenix Material: Week Three Journal

Complete this
week’s Journal activity.

  
                   or

 Take notes in class during our
session 

 Complete a quiz a
during the last 30 minutes.

Week Three Journal

Write a 700- to 1,050-word journal
entry on the channels of nonverbal communication and how this relates to you.
Answer the following questions:

·        
Identify the channels of
nonverbal communication.

·        
What message do you want
nonverbal communication to convey about you?

·        
What ways might you improve
your nonverbal communication on the job? With a significant other? With your friends?

 

 

COM 320 Week 3 Creating Effective
Messages

Instructions

Watch a
television sitcom either from network broadcast, the Internet, or home video
media.

Describe the
storyline of the episode and the key characters.

Analyze one
of the conversations by describing the subject, participants, and answer the
question, “What elements and principles of conversation did you observe?”

Select two
verbal messages that you think were not effective.

Explain how
the messages did not align with the guidelines for using verbal messages
effectively.

Write a
700- to 1,050-word analysis conveying a more effective verbal message.

Format your
analysis consistent with APA guidelines.

 

 

COM 320 Week 4 Journal

Instructions

Resource: University
of Phoenix Material: Week Four Journal

Complete this
week’s Journal activity located.

 
                   or

Take notes
in class during our session 

Complete a
quiz a during the last 30 minutes.

Week Four Journal

Write a 700- to 1,050-word journal
entry regarding interpersonal relationships and how they relate to you. Answer
the following questions:

 


  • What might you do to improve or maintain important relationships in
    your life? In the workplace? With your family? With a friend or a
    significant other?



 


  • Describe each relationship, the stage of the relationship, a
    relationship theory that applies to the relationship, and what you can do
    to improve the relationship.



 

 

COM 320 Week 4 Observation Paper

Instructions

Visit a restaurant, movie theater, park, shopping mall, or
other public venue.

Observe individual verbal and
nonverbal behaviors in one of these settings for at least one hour.

Record copious notes on the
verbal and nonverbal behaviors you observe, and assess the meaning behind them.

Write a 700- to 1,100-word paper describing your
observations.

Describe the location, time, and
day, and preview the remainder of the paper in the introduction.

Address the following questions
in the body of your paper:


  • Analyze the
    ways the individuals used space to communicate. Did they violate other’s
    personal space, or maintain an unusual distance from people with whom they
    communicated?

  • What did
    clothing, jewelry, and material possessions reveal about the individuals?

  • What did the
    individuals’ appearances reveal about the formality or context of the situation?

  • Was the
    verbal and nonverbal communication congruent?

  • How did
    other nonverbal behaviors affect your perceptions of each individual?



Address the following question
in the conclusion:


  • What is the
    most valuable lesson learned from this observation?



Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

 

 

COM 320 Week 5 Journal

Instructions

Resource: University
of Phoenix Material: Week Five Journal

Complete this
week’s Journal activity.

 
                   or

Take notes
in class during our session 

Complete a
quiz a during the last 30 minutes.

Week Five Journal

Write a 700- to 1,050-word journal
entry regarding the elements of power and influence and how this relates to
you. Answer the following questions:


  • How have you witnessed the stages of conflict in one of your
    relationships?



 


  • How have you experienced verbal aggressiveness? Have you
    experienced physical aggressiveness? What happened?  



 


  • How do you show and use verbal and nonverbal power? Be as specific
    as possible, and provide examples that support your assertions.



 


  • How might you increase your personal power?



 


  • How might you empower your family members, co-workers, and friends?



 


  • What have you learned about yourself and your relationships from these
    journal entries?



 

 

COM 320 Week 5 Conflict,
Power, and Influence in Interpersonal Communication Presentation

Instructions

Create a presentation
for the class on identifying and managing conflict. The presentation can be
based on a situation from real life, a movie, a book, or the team’s own
creative ideas.


  • Include a
    depiction of the conflict.

  • Include
    elements of power and influence.

  • Emphasize
    the strategies used to manage the conflict.

  • Be creative
    in the design of your presentation. Utilize pictures, drawings, graphs, or
    charts where appropriate.

  • Identify the
    principles of Interpersonal conflict that were depicted.

  • Discuss how
    power and influence were displayed in the presentation.

  • Summarize
    the conflict management strategies that were used and why.



Prepare your presentation using any of the following media:


  • Microsoft®
    PowerPoint®

  • Video

  • Adobe®
    Flash®

  • Podcast

  • Visual
    depiction utilizing cardboard, construction paper, corkboard, or any other
    material



Note: Upload video or podcasts to a host site, such as
YouTube or PodBean, and submit the link. Also, if you decide to utilize
Powerpoint, know that there is no specificslide count, however, students
typically put forth great detail and effort as this is the last
assignment/project for the course. 

 

 

 
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