COM 200 Week 4 Discussion 1
Write: Based on the information in Chapter 8 in the text:
• Define empathy and explain why it is important for effective communication.
• Share an example of a time when you found it difficult to empathize with someone. How did you handle the situation?
• What could you have done differently to empathize with them? Consider what you have learned in class this week.
Thoroughly address all three elements of this prompt by writing at least two to three sentences on each element. Use the course readings at least once to help you make your points. Consider copying and pasting these tasks into a word file and addressing each of them separately.
Your initial response should be 200 to 300 words in length and is due by Thursday, Day 3.