Reading and writing are, in many ways, two sides of the same coin. Joined, they are an attempt at communication between two parties. To communicate successfully, a writer should be able to clearly present a message that the reader is able to understand. It sounds like a simple process, but there are many ways that miscommunications can occur.
For this discussion assignment, complete the following:
- Recall and describe an incident when you and another person experienced a miscommunication.
- In your description, include information about what caused the miscommunication and how it was eventually resolved.
- Discuss ways the communication attempt would have been different if the communications had occurred in a written form, like e-mail, text, or letters. If your incident originally occurred in a written format, discuss how it might have been different if the communication had occurred in a verbal format, either through in-person communication or on the telephone.
Write your initial response in 8 to 10 sentences.
By Thursday, February 5, 2015, post your response to the appropriate Discussion Area. Through Wednesday, February 11, 2015, review and comment on at least two peers’ responses.
|Assignment 1 Grading Criteria|
|Posted an initial response that listed all of the information required in the discussion prompt.|
|Wrote in complete sentences, avoiding fragments and run-ons.|
|Had an initial response of at least eight sentences.|
|Responded to at least two other students’ posts.|