Background critique or critical analysis is a review or appraisal based on careful analytical evaluation. Writing a critical analysis requires you to explore various types of sources in detail, and to...
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Background critique or critical analysis is a review or appraisal based on careful analytical evaluation. Writing a critical analysis requires you to explore various types of sources in detail, and to read other related materials so that you can present a fair and reasonable evaluation on the selected theme/scenarios. In this assignment, you are required to undertake a critical analysis of communication styles, skills and effectiveness after carefully examining selected YouTube videos on speeches/talks by a famous leader/politician. Critical thinking is an important component of being a professional researcher and communicator. It helps you develop a deeper understanding of ideas and theories. To be a successful professional researcher and communicator you need to able to identify key issues pertaining to any given communication, sort out what is accurate, and what is not, and critically analyze a solid, factual base for addressing these issues in relation to theories and practices of principles of communication. Requirements1. You are required to select one of the famous (current or past) state leaders/politicians from the list • Julia Gillard (Australia)• George Bush (Senior or Junior) (USA)• Bill Shorten (USA)• Bruce Cameron (UK)• John Major (UK)• Mahatma Gandhi (India)• Any other famous state leader/politician that you may select but MUST be approved by your tutor/lecturer. [The speeches/talks MUST be in English] 2. You are then required to search and watch YouTube videos on speeches/talks by the person you have selected and analyze his/her communication style, skills and effectiveness in terms of conveying his/her messages. Hint: Look at campaign speeches, inaugural speeches, election debates, and interviews etc. Note that you need to record all the links on the videos that you selected to watch towards completing this task and include in the report. 3. Finally, you are required to present a written critical analysis of 1000-1500 words in report format. The critical analysis report should primarily include-a) A Cover page and a TOC (Table of Contents)b) An introductory statement, in your own words, that introduces what your report is about;c) Identification of the communication styles, skills and effectiveness for each case;d) Conclusion that draws together your critical analysis of the overall investigation.e) Referencing using APA style. Your analysis should explore the positives and negatives in each case and reach a balanced view of the strengths and weaknesses of the person you have selected. Support your analysis with theories and concepts from other authenticated sources of information (books, journal articles, other online materials etc.) on communication styles, skills and effectiveness.