This quarter you will have a Communication Practicum Project which
will last all six weeks. The project will start this week. Students will
work on practical application of their learning through application and
analysis of a single movie from the last 50 years.
The choice of the movie is up to the student and cannot be changed
after turning in the first “Level” assignment. The practicum concept is
one where you the student will build on each week of work. Imagine a
video game like Kingdom Hearts, Final Fantasy, or even the Legend of
Zelda. Each level brings you to new challenges, culminating to a final
The final level in the Practicum Project will be finalized in week
five. You will use a screen recording tool, such as Screencast-O-Matic,
and PowerPoint. Screencast-O-Matic is a free tool.
LEVEL ONE: Pick a movie and watch it, then using PowerPoint create a
short presentation describing elements which you learned from this
- Introduce the setting, plot, and the main characters of the movie?
- Find three elements concerning the characteristics of communication
from your text and course notes and apply them to the movie, make sure
you cite your source(s) using APA.
Submit your completed assignment by following the directions linked below. Please check the Course Calendar for specific due dates.