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Course: COM 114 Fundamentals of Speech Communication

Semester: Summer II 2020

Instructors: Dr. Arda Jebejian, Dr. Nurcan Kose, Dr. Koba Lomidze, Dr. Slaheddine Mnasri, Dr. Filomachi Spathopoulou, Dr. Alvaro Subero,

Rationale: The purpose of this assignment is to encourage students to apply all the contents included in Fundamentals of Speech Communication by answering a set of questions prepared for them to apply the theoretical knowledge learned in the course into practical contents.

Instructions:

· Read all the activities included in the assessment.

· Answer all the questions.

· Revise the grading rubric before completing the assessment.

· Submit the TYPED assignment in WORD format to Turnitin.

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FINAL ASSIGNMENT

Please, note that in case of a plagiarized submission, you will receive a notification email with the below penalty applied starting the date of the email:

· Resubmission on the first day (within 24 hours after notification): 20% deduction

· Resubmission on the second day after notification: 30% deduction

· Resubmission on the third day after notification: 50% deduction

· Failing to resubmit within three days after notification, the assessment will be graded with zero

SUMMER II 2020 - COM114 - FINAL ASSIGNMENT (20%)

In order to answer the questions included in this assessment, students must watch the following TED Talk:

Title (Presenter):

Guest worker visas could have shared benefits. (David J. Bier)

Link to the TED Talk:

https://www.ted.com/talks/david_j_bier_how_guest_worker_visas_could_transform_the_us_immigration_system

ACTIVITY 1 (40 POINTS): Watch the TED Talk indicated above and provide an OUTLINE of the speech by identifying the 5 steps in Monroe’s Motivated Sequence (MMS): Attention, Need, Satisfaction, Visualization, Action. Write between 300 and 400 words.

Note: No direct/indirect quotations from the course textbook and/or any other external source are permitted (including this TED Talk itself).

Watch the video and write the outline of the speech you hear and watch here:

I. Attention

II. Need

III. Satisfaction

IV. Visualization

V. Action what the speaker is saying and what he want :

ACTIVITY 2 (20 POINTS): Write in the space given below the beginning of your presentation on Guest workers contribute to the economic welfare indicating the following: 1) attention getter, 2) relevance, 3) credibility, and 4) thesis statement.

Note 1: Use the theory explained in class and posted on Moodle about Chapter 12 and Chapter 17 (Organizing your Speech and Persuasive Speaking) to revise how to develop the introduction of your own TED Talk.

Note 2: No direct/indirect quotations/in-text citations from the course textbook and/or any other external source are permitted.

Note 3: Keep in mind that the information given must be truthful (e.g. relevance and credibility). Besides, the thesis must clearly state the main points that you would like to develop in your talk.

Attention getter

Relevance

Credibility

Thesis statement

ACTIVITY 3 (20 POINTS): Pay attention to the use of body language, use of voice, physical appearance, or mannerism (e.g. shaking, fidgeting, swaying, tapping, rocking, stepping back and forth, etc.) observed in the speaker of the TED Talk video mentioned above in Activity 1. Mention four different types and explain them accordingly.

Note 1: Use the theory explained in class and posted on Moodle about Nonverbal Messages (Chapter 5) and Delivery (Chapter 15) to clearly identify the different types of nonverbal communication.

Note 2: No direct/indirect quotations/in-text citations from the course textbook and/or any other external source are permitted (including this TED Talk itself).

Write your answer here:

1. Body language + explanation + example from the video

2. Voice + explanation + example from the video

3. Physical Appearance + explanation + example from the video

4. Mannerisms + explanation + example from the video

ACTIVITY 4 (20 POINTS):

1. Explain the difference between hearing and listening. Provide examples to demonstrate and compare the two.

2. Remembering is one of the steps of active listening. In your own words describe and explain what remembering stage involves and provide your own example.

Note1: Use Chapter 6 (Listening) of the course textbook to answer the question.

Note 2: No direct/indirect quotations from the course textbook and/or any other external source are permitted.

Write your answer here:

GRADING RUBRIC | FINAL ASSESSMENT | 20%

Criteria

Inadequate

Poor

Average

Good

Very Good

ACTIVITY 1 (40 POINTS): information is accurate; all MMS steps are identified; outline is complete; communicates meaning clearly, is proofread.

0-20

21-27

28-32

33-36

37-40

ACTIVITY 2 (20 POINTS): information is accurate; all parts of the question are answered; communicates meaning clearly, is proofread.

0-5

6-8

9-13

14-17

18-20

ACTIVITY 3 (20 POINTS): question is fully answered; accurate, relevant information is provided; communicates meaning clearly, is proofread.

0-5

6-8

9-13

14-17

18-20

ACTIVITY 3 (20 POINTS): question is fully answered; accurate, relevant information is provided; communicates meaning clearly, is proofread.

0-5

6-8

9-13

14-17

18-20

TOTAL POINTS __________%

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