PAPER 1 INSTRUCTIONS
Paper 1 will focus on the Protestant Reformation.
1. Write a 5-page research paper (using 12-point, Times New Roman font, 1-inch margins
on all sides).
2. Use 5 scholarly sources. Your textbook does not co
a. Attention getter
i. Amy Jo martin once said, Social media is the ultimate equalizer. It gives
a voice and a plat form to anyone willing to engage.
i. There are many different social media websites that y
How Media Bias in the Media
When looking at the media bias with the news, what we see is that many people do not realize
that many people dont even notice that there is media bias, brainwashing us to feel a certai
The Communication Process:
Verbal & Nonverbal Communication
Verbal communication is
what we usually dene as language!
made of symbols
ruled by grammar (phonology + syntaxis)
bound by context
words have multiple meanings
Connotation & denotation
WHAT IS IT?
WHY DO WE DO IT?
HOW DO WE DO IT?
The Functional Perspective
Why we use communication in relationships
(Wiemann & Krueger, 1980)
Understanding and Addressing
Public speaking anxiety (PSA):
Nervousness from knowing we have to
May include physical symptoms
Communication apprehension (CA):
General fear or anxiety as
1. Reflect on your speech performances this semester.
2. Read and reflect on the goals you set for yourself in the Goal-Setting paper.
3. Write your Self-Reflection paper by answering the questions below. This pap
Present a persuasive, well researched, well organized, and relevant speech.
The Persuasive speech gives you the opportunity to take a side on an issue and convince your
audience to change and/or act in some way. I
Using personal narrative, share an experience from your life that you feel will help us get to
know you. Creatively work your experience into a 3-4 minute narrative using an
extemporaneous style of delivery. Some instructor
Case Study in Persuasion
Imagine that you are a group of US deputies that is due to speak in front of Congress on
the Immigration reform. Your intervention will support Obamas proposed immigration
reform. Details are available at http:/www.whitehouse.gov/
Audience Analysis #1
(for Informative Speech 20 pts.)
1. Consider the criteria for the Informative Speech and think of possible topics for the
speech that will allow you to fulfill these criteria. (Note: You should consider the
questions below a
Present an informative, well researched, well organized, and relevant speech.
It is often difficult for a speaker to remain neutral when speaking on a topic. S/he will often take
a side on an issue and persuade o
Goal- Setting Paper
Before giving my first speech in this class, the narrative speech, I was a little hesitant on
a topic or story I would tell to my classmates. As I started brainstorming it all became clear and
easy to me. I think there were many surpri