Description:For this assignment, you will identify, explain, and provide example

Description:For this assignment, you will identify, explain, and provide examples of the four types of listening styles discussed in the textbook.Objectives:Define the four styles of listening and explain how each may be used effectively.
Instructions:Review the four types of listening styles in the textbook and in the learning activities assigned for this module.
Reflect on your own listening style/styles. What has worked well and what could be improved upon?
Describe a time when your listening style proved effective, or ineffective.
Write a three to five page descriptive essay that defines each of the listening styles and addresses the questions above.
Assignment Submission:The use of outside resources is strongly recommended, and all papers must be cited and written in current APA format.
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RubricWriting Assignments Rubric (1)Writing Assignments Rubric (1)CriteriaRatingsPtsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAssignment Ideas10 ptsIdeas are clear, insightful, thought-provoking, and focused so that they consistently support the topic, thesis and audience for the paper.8.5 ptsIdeas are clear and focused to support the topic and a clearly-stated central idea, but are not consistently insightful or thought-provoking.7 ptsIdeas are clear but conventional or general, and support the topic, thesis, and audience for the paper.5 ptsIdeas are unclear or clichéd and demonstrate a lack of focus in support of the topic or a central idea, which may be vague or missing.10 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAssignment Development10 ptsDevelopment is fresh, with abundant details and examples that arouse audience interest and provide relevant, concrete, specific and insightful evidence in support of sound logic.8.5 ptsDevelopment is adequate, but may lack depth, with details and examples that arouse audience interest and provide relevant, concrete, specific evidence in support of sound logic.7 ptsDevelopment is sufficient but general, providing adequate but perhaps not interesting details, examples, and evidence that include no logical fallacies or unsupported claims.5 ptsDevelopment is insufficient, providing scarce or inappropriate details, evidence, and examples that may include logical fallacies or unsupported claims.10 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeOrganization10 ptsOrganization is coherent, unified and effective in support of the paper’s purpose/ plan and consistently demonstrates effective and appropriate rhetorical transitions between ideas and paragraphs.8.5 ptsOrganization is coherent, unified and effective in support of the paper’s purpose/ plan and usually demonstrates effective and appropriate rhetorical transitions between ideas and paragraphs7 ptsOrganization is coherent and unified overall in support of the essay’s purpose/ plan, but is ineffective at times and may demonstrate abrupt or weak transitions between ideas or paragraphs.5 ptsOrganization is confused and fragmented in support of the essay’s purpose/ plan and demonstrates a lack of structure or coherence that negatively affects readability.10 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeStyle & Mechanics10 ptsReadable and rhetorically effective in tone, incorporating varied sentence structure, precise word choice and correct grammar, spelling and punctuation. (Mastery of style)8.5 ptsStyle is readable and rhetorically effective in tone, incorporating varied sentence structure, effective word choice, and correct grammar, spelling and punctuation. (Effective style)7 ptsStyle is readable, but unremarkable in tone, sometimes including a lack of sentence variety effective word choice, or some distracting, but not serious, errors in grammar, spelling and punctuation. (Readable but inconsistent style)5 ptsStyle is incoherent or inappropriate in tone, including a lack of sentence variety, ineffective or inappropriate word choice, and serious errors in grammar, spelling and punctuation. (Ineffective style)10 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeFormat10 ptsFormat is correct, meets all assignment directions, and works expertly to support the essay’s purpose/plan.8.5 ptsFormat is correct, meets all assignment directions, and works generally to support the essay’s purpose/plan.7 ptsFormat is mostly correct, meets critical aspects of assignment directions, and works mostly to support the essay’s purpose/ plan.5 ptsFormat is faulty, does not meet sufficient aspects of the assignment direction, and does not support the essay’s purpose/ plan.10 ptsTotal Points: 50
Requirements: 3 to 5 pages essay

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