DESCRIBE: In Chapter 1, DeVito outlines elements of interpersonal communication. In your own words, describe at least four essential elements of interpersonal communication that lead to the miscommunication between Key & Peele-Text message Confusion-video. (1-2 pages in length)
RELATE: Consider your own experiences with technology. Have you ever had problems decoding text messages or emails? Examine your example in the framework of the interpersonal communication model discussed in Chapter 1. What can you do to reduce the ambiguity of online messages? (1 page in length)
DEBATE: Analyze the following statement from Turkle’s TED Talk, “We expect more from technology and less from each other.” Is that true? (1-2 pages in length)
If your birthday is an even numbered day, support Turkle’s view that technology is negatively impacting the nature of interpersonal communication.
If your birthday is an odd numbered day, refute Turkle’s view that technology is negatively impacting the nature of interpersonal communications and provide an example from the media to support your assertion. Please note: the analysis in the DEBATE section should include information about the elements of the interpersonal communication in addition to your argument about technology.
Journal submission requirements:
Your submission should be 3-5 pages in length
Use correct APA formatting for in-text citations