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Submit: Reflective Analysis Essay ~ Due by Sunday, Week 8 (August 9)
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Due August 9 at 11:59 PM
For this final reflection, please respond to the questions below. You will need to watch the videos of your 3 speeches and provide specific examples from them.
Your paper should be 3 double-spaced pages or more, using 12-point Times New Roman font. No cover page or reference page is needed. Please upload your reflection in the Assignments folder.
What were your communication challenges at the beginning of the course?
Please review the personal and professional goals you identified in the Week 1 discussion. How well did you meet them? Based on the course, have you created any new goals for yourself?
How have you progressed in your interpersonal communication abilities? What do you want to keep working on?
How has your understanding of nonverbal communication improved? How aware are you of the messages you send? How are you better able to decode other people’s nonverbal messages?
In thinking about your speeches, were your messages easy to follow? How could the organization have been improved?
Did you like having the opportunity to re-do the Elevator Pitch? Explain why/why not.
How successful were your introductions, bodies, and conclusions? Again, be specific with examples.
Did your language, voice, and body language enhance or harm your communications effort? Be as precise as you can, and comment on both verbal and nonverbal aspects of your delivery.
In your estimation, what were the most effective aspects of your messages?
What are you the most proud of accomplishing through this course?
What advice would you offer to future students of Foundations of Oral Communication?
Are there any content areas that you would like covered in more detail? Are there areas that you think don’t need to be included in the course?
Upload your assignment as a .doc, .docs or .rtf file to your Assignments folder by 11:59 p.m. ET Sunday of Week 8.
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