Communications 219 Midterm Study Guide
Class Goal: To build students business and professional communication competence in ways
that reflect: 1. job market, cultural, technological, and social demands. 2. the findings of empirical
research in communicatio
E. Written feature (75 points): You will write one 500-word
season entertainment plan for either a college sports program
or a professional team.
DUE NEXT WED!
Your in-game entertainment plan must include
Player involvement with in game entertainment feat
Sports Entertainments: The Show
Peyton Manning was upset at the scoreboard operator for encouraging the audience to cheer
when they were up by a lot and on offense
electronic news gathering (ENG) production*
When players go out i
Plan due today!
The ritual of going to the ballpark as children had encouraged fans to make pilgrimages from around
the country to be a part of the facility's final hours. The park also helped to encompass a n
THIS WEEKS READING
Mid-term due text
(100 points). Create a player jersey retirement
ceremony. Including determining factors such as:
The pre game timing sheet
The Show flow/Timeline
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Intercultural Comm Extra Credit
16 May, 2017
Intercultural Communication Extra Credit
In Intercultural Communication Class, we learned about a plethora of new and unique
ideologies. The most diverse and interesting topic persona
Lecture 12: Planning
Comm 212, Dr. Dorros
I. Meetings, Meetings,
A). Too Many Meetings
O Over 11 million meetings in U.S. every day!
O Most employees spend 15 hr/week in
meetings; and attend 60 meetings/month .
O Often not
Comm 212, Dr.
I. Technology & Group
A). Virtual Groups
rely upon technology to communicate,
often across time, distance, and
More effective, efficient, flexible, and less
I. Technology &
1. Interpersonal Communication: interaction among a small number of people and is
characterized by more personal and individualized communication than that which takes place
in larger groups. Interpersonal communication occurs when people speak
1. Communication: the exchange of verbal and nonverbal messages with the intent of
stimulating particular meanings in the minds of others. rests on the overarching assumption that
behavior can be understood, predicted, and improved through systematic stud
Proxemics Zones: Intimate zone, 0-18 inches; Personal zone, 18 inches-4 feet; Social
zone, 4 feet - 12 feet; Public zone, 12 feet +
2. Verbal Communication v. Nonverbal Communication:
Intrapersonal Space: the need for information privacy or psycholo
Professor Brian Calle
COM 151, Spring 2017
All answers must be emailed to me at [email protected] by noon, April 12th.
Late midterms will not be accepted and will result in a zero for the assignment.
1. KDOC TV general manager
PLANNING WORKPLACE PRESENTATIONS
To deliver an impactful presentation, you have to know your audience,
Audience analysis is systematic gathering of information about your intended audience that
will help you in creating a message that will be pe
LISTENING AND CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS: HOW CAN YOU BECOME A
BETTER LISTENER AND THINKER AT WORK?
PLANNING WORKPLACE PRESENTATIONS: HOW CAN YOU PREPARE TO TELL
AN EFFECTIVE STORY?
Whats the power of a good story?
Blogger Shane Snow called
storytelling "the biggest
the next five
PLANNING AND FACILITATING MEETINGS THAT MATTER
Meeting: generally refers to two or more people who get together either in person or in a
virtual space to communicate in such a way as to achieve some common goal or objective.
Why do we meet?
USING VERBAL AND NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION
When learning about someones abilities, positive information is more predictive than
negative information (ex. Sports)
When learning about someones morality, positive information is less predictive than
MAKING TEAMS WORK: HOW CAN WE BUILD STRONG TEAMS
When do teams make sense?
USING SENSORY AIDS TO ENGAGE AUDIENCES: HOW CAN YOU INTEREST
YOUR AUDIENCES AND HELP THEM LEARN?
Sensory Aids: supporting devices that appeal to one or more of our senses and that
highlight, or enhance, the content of the presentation.
GIVING INFORMATIVE PRESENTATIONS AT WORK: HOW CAN YOU
HELP OTHERS GRASP IMPORTANT IDEAS?
Informative Presentations: presentations that provide new and unfamiliar information,
extend what the audience already knows, or update old information abou
WRITING WELL AT WORK: HOW CAN YOU PRESENT YOURSELF COMPETENTLY
Writing for online consumption differs from print
How to compose an online copy
Keep it breif and consice
Get to the point quickly
Use heading, caption, and easy to
Becoming aware of your goals
Enacting the appropriate verbal and nonverbal behaviors to accomplish those goals
Can cause misunderstanding and conflict
We vary in skills and comfort
Business settings can ma
INTERVIEWING STRATEGICALLY: HOW DO YOU GET THE JOB?
One of the largest overhead costs a company has is its workforce
In preparing for an interview you should focus primarily on your personal
characteristics rather than your professional qualitie
CHAPTER 10: GIVING PERSUASIVE
PRESENTATIONS AT WORK
HOW CAN YOU INFLUENCE OTHERS WITH YOUR IDEAS?
Decide what you
want. Do you
want to change.
Asses you audience's willingness to change.
Does the audience already agree with
PREPARING TO BE A STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION PROFESSIONAL: WHAT
CAN AND SHOULD YOU BE DOING?
How to set up an independent research project:
USING COMMUNICATION MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY AT WORK
Mayer claims that productive employees are
those who work side by side.
She argues that employees need to be
physically together to share ideas, create
innovative solutions and to feel they are a
Chapter Four: Listening and Critical Thinking Skills
How can you become a better listener and thinker at work?
-Activity: Practice your listening skills
-How important is listening?
Over 50% of our communication time is listening
Because of technol
Chapter One: Approaching Contemporary Workplace Communication
What skills do you need? What obstacles will you face?
-Communication vs. Communications interpersonal vs. a technical process
-In the opening scenario
Q: What are some of the
Chapter 8: Planning Workplace Presentations
How can you prepare to tell an effective story?
-The power of a good story:
Blogger Shane Snow called storytelling the biggest business skill of the
next five years.
Stories make presentations better. Sto