1. What is an implication, in general? (see your lecture notes) 2. Describe a message you encountered recently and list two implications of that message.

1. What is an implication, in general? (see your lecture notes)

2. Describe a message you encountered recently and list two implications of that message.

3. Use the Tubbs communication model (Figure 1.1) found in chapter 1, page 9 of Tubbs’ Human Communication in your custom text to analyze one of the message implications identified in point 2, above.

Scoring (total points possible are 0 to 50)

The following are worth 5 points each if the student has included them; 0 points for not including them (these are all or none point values: the only possible scores are 0 or 5 for each item):

1) at least 500 words total (not per question) (0 or 5 points)

2) personal reflection/argument has been humanized (0 or 5 points)

3) examples (0 or 5 points)

4) cites course material (0 or 5 points)

The following are graded on a sliding scale (any point value from 0-the maximum number of points available is possible):

1) explaining what an implication is, in general (0 to 5 points)

2) describing a message and two implications of that message (0 to 10 points)

3) analyzing a message implication using the Tubbs communication model (0 to 15 points)

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