Summary of assignment

Summary of assignment 

• Task: For this assignment, you are asked to collect real-life examples of barriers to communication that occur in your work or community environment. You will describe them, define them, justify them in a table, and then use them to rate your organization’s communication effectiveness. 

• Length: The assignment has four parts. Details on word count are provided below and in the following pages. 

o Part I of this assignment will be 200-250 words 

o Part II is a list of definitions. The definitions in this section should be about 30-40 words each. 

o  Part III is a table with short examples, names, and justifications. Word count  will vary. 

o  Part IV will be 175-250 words. 

• Format: you will not cite sources in this paper, so you will not use any particular citation style. In writing up the assignment, please follow the template given on page 2. 

Reading Material to Draw Upon for this Assignment: 

For this assignment, you will want to draw on the following reading materials about communication barriers.  

• “Communication Barriers” by Dr. K. Usha Rani 

• “Communication Barriers” by Lumen Learning 

These items are available as eReserves in our class in LEO.  

You can access the articles by taking the following steps:  

• click Content  

• select Class Resources  

• select eReserves  

• select the icon for eReserves in the middle of your page. 

• in the list of items that appears, locate the articles  and download them  

Template for this Assignment 

Your text should be single-spaced and in 12-point font. Please use the following template when completing this assignment. Details on each part of the assignment are provided on pages 3-4. 

I.

Description of communication      setting, including a description of the 3-4 communication 

barriers that occur in that      setting (200-250 words): 

II.

Definitions of the 3-4 barriers: Definitions should be restated from the      readings in your own words, not copied and pasted. 

III.

Table of the 3-4 communication      samples and the barriers they represent: 

The communication example

either as a direct quote or 

paraphrase 

The name of the barrier(s) 

that the example represents 

A justification of your 

selection of the barrier 

Communication Barriers Report 

Summary of assignment 

• Task: For this assignment, you are asked to collect real-life examples of barriers to communication that occur in your work or community environment. You will describe them, define them, justify them in a table, and then use them to rate your organization’s communication effectiveness. 

• Length: The assignment has four parts. Details on word count are provided below and in the following pages. 

o Part I of this assignment will be 200-250 words 

o Part II is a list of definitions. The definitions in this section should be about 30-40 words each. 

o  Part III is a table with short examples, names, and justifications. Word count  will vary. 

o  Part IV will be 175-250 words. 

• Format: you will not cite sources in this paper, so you will not use any particular citation style. In writing up the assignment, please follow the template given on page 2. 

Reading Material to Draw Upon for this Assignment: 

For this assignment, you will want to draw on the following reading materials about communication barriers.  

• “Communication Barriers” by Dr. K. Usha Rani 

• “Communication Barriers” by Lumen Learning 

These items are available as eReserves in our class in LEO.  

You can access the articles by taking the following steps:  

• click Content  

• select Class Resources  

• select eReserves  

• select the icon for eReserves in the middle of your page. 

• in the list of items that appears, locate the articles  and download them  

Template for this Assignment 

Your text should be single-spaced and in 12-point font. Please use the following template when completing this assignment. Details on each part of the assignment are provided on pages 3-4. 

I.

Description of communication      setting, including a description of the 3-4 communication 

barriers that occur in that      setting (200-250 words): 

II.

Definitions of the 3-4 barriers: Definitions should be restated from the      readings in your own words, not copied and pasted. 

III.

Table of the 3-4 communication      samples and the barriers they represent: 

The communication example

either as a direct quote or 

paraphrase 

The name of the barrier(s) 

that the example represents 

A justification of your 

selection of the barrier 

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