The paper must contain at least 30 communication terms and must have a minimum of three references in addition to the course textbook. You must highlight, underline, italicize or bold your selections.
Select a film and organize your analysis using the guidelines listed:
a. Watch the movie and provide a brief overview of the film and why you selected it for this assignment.
b. Discuss the film’s portrayal of the interpersonal relationship(s) you will choose to focus on.
c. Describe how the relationship develops over the course of the film using specific examples
d. You must apply concepts and/or theories of human communication used in this course. For example, social penetration theory is a way to frame the development of a relationship between characters or how conflict management plays a role in the character’s relationships. The non-verbal communication of characters is also a way to discuss the interactions in the film.
e. Describe one myth or misconception (in your opinion) about human communication that is portrayed in the film.
f. Give the characters advice for using competent communication behaviors in their relationship based on the theory you have selected. For example, if the character’s avoidance conflict style is the issue and how an alternative communication method would alter the outcome.
g. Other things to keep in mind: You do not have to restate the film’s entire plot or provide a film review. If you chose to use a film summary from an outside source, such as IMDB or Rotten Tomatoes, be sure to cite the source (i.e., According to IMDB, the Fault of Our Stars “is a heartwarming film centered on…”). Avoid passing it off as your own work. Three credible references (in addition to the course text and/or International Movie Database). At least one of your sources should be a scholarly journal
Personal Testimony (limit your use of personal testimony)
– add a scholarly journal
– the text book is: https://repository.dinus.ac.id/docs/ajar/Communication-in-the-Real-World-An-Introduction-to-Communication-Studies.pdf (chapter 1-8 only)