In the Unit 3 Seminar, you will discuss how your perception is formed as well as the impact it can have on your communication.
Please come to Seminar prepared to discuss the following:
- What does the author of the text mean when she describes perceptions as being subjective and dynamic?
- Identify a person you used to think about in a particular way that you now view differently. What happened to change your perception? What was the outcome of your change in thinking?
- What is the most important thing to remember about perceptions when attempting effective communication? Why?
- What are the guidelines for improving perceptions and communication and why are they important?
To earn Seminar credit for this unit, complete one of the following options:
Option 1:Participate in a synchronous Seminar discussion. You are strongly encouraged to fulfill your Seminar requirement through this option if possible. Many students find the Seminar very helpful because the instructor will clarify information and your classmates may pose questions that you also have about the material.
Option 2:Complete the Option 2 alternative assignment by answering the Seminar topics. Your responses should be composed in complete sentences and paragraphs and be 300–400 words in length. You should create your Seminar responses in MS Word, making sure to follow APA format and cite all references used. Save your answers and submit them to the Unit 3: Seminar Dropbox. The Dropbox is located at the top of this class on the blue toolbar.
Be sure to complete all questions to earn your Seminar points. You are also strongly encouraged to review the Seminar transcript to gain the full educational benefit intended.