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Unformatted text preview: Comm 101 – Spring 11 Making connections with “the real world” Two extra credit assignment options There will be several extra credit assignments distributed throughout the semester. Here are two options. The point of these exercises is to expand the horizons of the course by discovering connections between what we are learning and what goes on in the world beyond the classroom walls. Option 1 (2 points). Arrange and take a visit to an organization in which communication is managed, used, processed, dealt with in some way. Be creative – you could choose the kind of organization you hope to end up working in; you could choose a museum; the possibilities are almost infinite – use the opportunity to investigate something that might be helpful to you in the future. After the visit, write a serious 1 ­2 page paper in which you demonstrate connections you were able to make between what you found in the organization and some communication theories and concepts from class discussions/lectures and the textbook. Option 2 (1 point). See a play or a movie. Write a serious 1 ­2 page paper in which you demonstrate connections you were able to make between the play/movie and some communication theories and concepts from class discussions/lectures and the textbook. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ All extra credit assignments must be submitted on Sakai ON OR BEFORE Wednesday 4/27. To submit your work, go to Sakai>Assignments>Extra Credit Option X (1 or 2 depending on which option you are doing). Always save your work on your computer as backup. Use the APA format to cite references to the lectures and the textbook. (See Assignment 1 for details on how to do it.) The maximum number of extra credit points through assignments is 5 – so you can do several optional assignments. ...
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