At the Intersection of Theory and Lived Experience-Praxis:

At the Intersection of Theory and Lived Experience-Praxis:

At the Intersection of Theory and Lived Experience-Praxis:

At the Intersection of Theory and Lived Experience-Praxis:

COM 2020 Interpersonal Communication - Fall 2016

DUE: Tuesday October 18, 9:15 am/Drop-Box Submission

(130 points)

*Citing your sources using APA.

Be sure to sure full sentences. Since we are all using a text by the same authors, yet some people are using the 15 th Ed

while others are using the 13 th Ed, your FIRST citation will include the year and page #. There after you need only include

your page # for each direct quote:

As:

 1 st Concept: Identity Management: Identity Management refers to, “the communication strategies that people

use to influence how others view them” (2011, p. 62).

o Dig in- read on and then put in your own words.

 2 nd Concept: Cognitive Conservatism: The term Cognitive Conservatism describes, “the tendency to seek and

attend to information that conforms to an existing self-concept” (p. 53).

o Dig in- read on and then put in your own words.

Part I. Choose THREE concepts from each chapter (6-7) in your text (90 points)

For each concept:

 Provide definition from text (cite appropriately* (see above)) (5 points ea)

 Re-phrase in your own words (10 points ea)

o Succinctly explain how it is YOU understand or how you might describe this concept to another person….

[Consider/anticipate any questions a person might have…could you come up with a metaphor for this

concept?]

Part II. Describe an experience from your own life where one of these concepts/habits/behaviors is/was evident in some

way. (40 points)

 Explain how you now understand/interpret this situation or behavior in new light.

o Are there ways of thinking, or behaviors, you will shift or change in light of this new understanding?

 How has understanding this this concept changed your perspective in other areas?

FORMAT EXACTLY AS:

Part I.

Chapter 1:

 1 st Concept - BOOK DEFINITION AND APPROPRIATE CITATION

o Defined in your own words. (Remember this is worth 10 points – make sure you have defined it

appropriately albeit succinctly

 2 nd Concept - BOOK DEFINITION AND APPROPRIATE CITATION

o Defined in your own words. (Remember this is worth 10 points – make sure you have defined it

appropriately albeit succinctly

Chapter 2:

 1 st Concept - BOOK DEFINITION AND APPROPRIATE CITATION

o Defined in your own words. (Remember this is worth 10 points – make sure you have defined it

appropriately albeit succinctly

 2 nd Concept - BOOK DEFINITION AND APPROPRIATE CITATION

o Defined in your own words. (Remember this is worth 10 points – make sure you have defined it

appropriately albeit succinctly

Chapter 3:

 1 st Concept - BOOK DEFINITION AND APPROPRIATE CITATION

o Defined in your own words. (Remember this is worth 10 points – make sure you have defined it

appropriately albeit succinctly

 2 nd Concept - BOOK DEFINITION AND APPROPRIATE CITATION

o Defined in your own words. (Remember this is worth 10 points – make sure you have defined it

appropriately albeit succinctly

Part II.

This section you will write out in paragraph style. No less than 3 and no more than 5 paragraphs

NOTE: IMPORTANT:

Points are awarded on the accuracy, depth and quality of your work.

 The extent to which you engaging with this material?

o The extent to which you can make broad connections or identify patterns of behaviors across more than

one relationship.

o Your ability to articulate necessary changes or shifts in your own behaviors, thoughts, feelings and

actions

o Your ability to account for your own thoughts, actions, behaviors.

 Your ability to be SUCCINT. [Be clear, specific – omit extraneous details]. You do not need to spell out the details

of an event

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