Posted: October 27th, 2022

SPCH277N

Week 6 Discussion: Relationships and Technology

Required Resources

Read/review the following resources for this activity:

  • Textbook: Chapter 9; review Chapter 8, 10, 11
  • Lesson
  • Minimum of 1 scholarly source (in addition to the textbook/lesson)

EBOOK: McLean Scott, (2018). Exploring Interpersonal Communication (2nd ed.) Boston, MA: Flatworld

Initial Post Instructions

For your initial post, share with the class how technology affects your communication in four contexts. Use the following four categories as your four headings for this post:

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Academic (school setting)
Professional (work setting)
Civic (community setting)
Personal (private setting)

Examine how your engagement with technology changes from context to context. Answer the following questions under each of the four above headings. Write your answers in paragraph format.

  1. How often do you use technology in this setting?
  2. What are the rules of practice for this setting?
  3. Is technology distracting in this setting?
  4. Do you prefer old media” like phone, written letter, or even face-to-face communication in this setting?

Finally, conclude your post by examining the readings this week. How has the lesson or reading this week challenged you to change your technology practices?

Click on the following link for the format you should use for the initial post:

Link: Discussion Template

Academic 

     (Paragraph addressing use, rules, distractions, and preference when relating technology and communication) 

Professional 

     (Paragraph addressing use, rules, distractions, and preference when relating technology and communication) 

Civic 

     (Paragraph addressing use, rules, distractions, and preference when relating technology and communication) 

Personal 

     (Paragraph addressing use, rules, distractions, and preference when relating technology and communication) 

References 

     (In APA format) 

Writing Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 sources cited (assigned readings/online lessons and an outside scholarly source)
  • APA format for in-text citations and list of references

Criteria

Initial Post Content: Addresses all aspects of the initial discussion question(s), applying experiences, knowledge, and understanding regarding all weekly concepts.

Evidence & Sources: integrates evidence to support discussion from assigned readings** OR online lessons, AND at least one outside scholarly source.*** Sources are credited.*

Professional Communication: Presents information using clear and concise language in an organized manner (minimal errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).

Notes

Credited means stating where the information came from (specific article, text, or lesson). Examples: our text discusses…., The information from our lesson states…, Smith (2010) claimed that…, Mary Manners (personal communication, November 2017)…

**Assigned readings are those listed on the syllabus or assignments page as required reading. This may include text readings, required articles, or required websites.

***Scholarly source – per APA Guidelines, only scholarly sources should be used in assignments. These include peer-reviewed publications, government reports, or sources written by a professional or scholar in the field. Wikipedia, Wikis, .com websites or blogs should not be used as anyone can add information to these sites. For the discussions, reputable internet sources such as websites by government agencies (.gov) and respected organizations (.org) can be counted as scholarly sources. Outside sources do not include assigned required readings.

Score: A zero is the lowest score a student can be assigned.

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