COM 200 Week 1 Assignment - The Closeness Communication Bias
Read the article Close Relationships Sometimes Mask Poor Communication. Then, write a two-page paper (excluding title and reference pages) in which you do the following:
• Summarize the article.
• Describe a miscommunication you have had with someone close to you simply because you assumed that they understood you? What happened?
• Using course materials, explain how you can make sure that this kind of miscommunication does not happen in the future. Or when it does happen, what could you do to make your communication more clear?
Please use COM200: How to Summarize an Article to assist with the completion of this assignment. Be sure to reference the article and at least one of the other course readings from this week in your paper. This can be your textbook or one of the recommended articles. The paper must be formatted according to APA style. Cite your resources in text and on the reference page. For information regarding APA samples and tutorials, visit the Ashford Writing Center.