RSS

Intercultural Film Analysis Assignment

03 Mar

Intercultural Film Analysis Assignment

 

Online and Lecture Interpersonal Communication (COMM 2050)

 

Assignment Directions:

Apply the vocabulary and concepts presented in our class to communication interactions in your chosen film.

 

This film analysis is an important assignment because it allows you to apply the principles and concepts that you have learned in class: analyze your own reactions in order to understand your perceptions of the film; express yourself with clarity, style, and effectiveness; and develop and use good standards of college level writing and analysis.

 

The superior film analysis is an expression of your thoughts and emotions. The superior film analysis is thoughtful, honest, and careful. The superior film analysis is a well-composed, reasoned, and supported by course concepts.

 

There is no need to provide a film or plot summary – I have watched these films multiple times (any information that is not your own (for example:  information from an online website, MUST be cited using an APA citation) or it is considered plagiarism.

 

Please follow guidelines for college-level writing; including a thesis statement, full paragraphs, transitions, introductory and closing paragraphs…

 

Step #1Watch a video from the list below:

  1. Forrest Gump (1994)
  2. Inside Out (2015)
  3. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
  4. Flight (2012)
  5. The Sandlot (1993)
  6. Larry Crowne (2011)
  7. Mulan (1998)
  8. Robert and Frank (2012)
  9. Incredibles (2004)

 

 

Step #2- Write a 4-5 page (double-spaced) analysis paper that includes a minimum of one (1) concept from each of these 6 areas:

  1. Conflict (Chapter 9)
  2. Emotions (Chapter 7)
  3. Nonverbal communication (Chapter 5)
  4. Language (Chapter 4)
  5. Listening (Chapter 6)
  6. Close Relationships (Chapter 10)

 

Step #3- Analyze each examples from the film using the concepts presented in our textbook (making sure to apply at least one example from each of the six required areas) using the following process:

 

  1. Identify an example from the film and briefly describe the scene.
  2. Cite a text example that relates to this example – making sure to include the text definition and page number or section/chapter from our text.
  3. Analyze the film example and demonstrate your understanding of the concept and how it relates to the example including your own insights and thoughts.

 

Note:  Please highlight the related course concept, definition and page number or chapter/section number in bold or a different color.

 

 

Intercultural Film Analysis Assignment continued – page 2

 

Grading Rubric:

 

Superior

45-50     Assignment includes 10-12 clearly referenced examples from the film and an analysis that applies 10-12 concepts (at least one concept from each of the six designated areas) from our text to the examples (including definitions and page or chapter/section numbers).  This analysis fully demonstrates understanding and the ability to apply course knowledge and information.  Is free of grammar or mechanical errors.

 

Outstanding

  • Assignment includes 8-9 clearly referenced examples from the film and an analysis that applies 8-9 concepts (at least one concept from each of the six designated areas) from our text to the examples (including definitions and page or chapter/section numbers). This analysis fully demonstrates understanding and the ability to apply course knowledge and information. Contains only minor grammatical or mechanical errors.

 

Proficient

  • Assignment includes 6-7 clearly referenced examples from the film and an analysis that applies 6-7 concepts (at least one concept from each of the six designated areas) from our text to the examples (includes definitions or page or chapter/section numbers). This analysis minimally demonstrates understanding and the ability to apply course knowledge and information. Contains only minor grammatical or mechanical errors.

 

Developing

  • Assignment includes 4-5 clearly referenced examples from the film and an analysis that applies 4-5 concepts from our text to the examples (including definitions or page or chapter/section numbers). This analysis minimally demonstrates understanding and the ability to apply course knowledge and information.  Contains grammar or mechanical errors that interfere with comprehension.

 

Beginning

25-29     Assignment includes 3 or less referenced examples from the film and an analysis that applies 3 or less concepts from our text to the examples (including definitions or page or chapter/section numbers). This analysis fails to demonstrate understanding and the ability to apply course knowledge and information. Contains many grammar or mechanical errors that interfere with comprehension.

 

 

Completing this this assignment will allow you to demonstrate your mastery of the following course goals:

 

Goal #2 (Identify variables contributing to interpersonal competence)

Goal #3 (Evaluate appropriate and effective behavior)

Goal #4 (Identify the characteristics of nonverbal communication)

Goal #7 (Identify effective listening skills)

Goal #11 (Compare cultural differences)

 

 

 

 
 

Tags:

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: