Week 2 Assignment: The Role of Media in Influencing Government and the Public

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7/16/2020 Week 2 Assignment: The Role of Media in Influencing Government and the Public

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Week 2 Assignment: The Role of Media in In�uencing Government and the Public

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Required Resources Read/review the following resources for this activity:

Textbook: Chapter 6 Lesson 2 APA style manual Citation and Writing Assistance: Writing Papers At CU (https://library.chamberlain.edu/APA) Library Overview (https://library.chamberlain.edu/Learn) How to Search for Articles - the Everything Tab (https://library.chamberlain.edu/HowToSearch)

Extra resources:

Mills, H. (2007). Power points!: How to design and deliver presentations that sizzle and sell (Office essentials collection). New York: AMACOM. (2007). Retrieved October 30, 2019, from WorldCat. https://chamberlain-on-worldcat-org.chamberlainuniversity.idm.oclc.org/oclc/163575158 (https://chamberlain-on-worldcat-org.chamberlainuniversity.idm.oclc.org/oclc/163575158)

Instructions You are attending an international journalist event and have been chosen to give a presentation of the roles of the media in influencing government and its citizens. Identify and describe the possible roles of the media in influencing government and its citizens using specific descriptive examples. Please create a PowerPoint presentation to assist you in your presentation.

As you complete your presentation, be sure to:

Use speaker's notes to expand upon the bullet point main ideas on your slides, making references to research and theory with citation. Proof your work Use visuals (pictures, video, narration, graphs, etc.) to compliment the text in your presentation and to reinforce your content.

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7/16/2020 Week 2 Assignment: The Role of Media in Influencing Government and the Public

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POLI330 Week 2 Media Slides Grading Rubric (100 pts)

Do not just write a paper and copy chunks of it into each slide. Treat this as if you were going to give this presentation live.

Presentation Requirements (APA format)

Length: 8-10 substantive slides (excluding cover and references slides) Font should not be smaller than size 16-point Parenthetical in-text citations included and formatted in APA style References slide (a minimum of 2 outside scholarly sources plus the textbook and/or the weekly lesson for each course outcome) Title and introduction slide required

Grading This activity will be graded using the Assignment Grading Rubric.

Course Outcomes (CO): 2, 4

Due Date: By 11:59 p.m. MT on Sunday

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7/16/2020 Week 2 Assignment: The Role of Media in Influencing Government and the Public

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Criteria Ratings Pts

40.0 pts

10.0 pts

15.0 pts

10.0 pts

Identify and describe the roles of the media in influencing government and its citizens

40.0 pts The student identifies and describes the four roles of media.

34.0 pts The student identifies and describes three roles of media.

30.0 pts The student identifies and describes two roles of media..

24.0 pts The student identifies and describes one role of media.

0.0 pts No effort

Provide an example for each role

10.0 pts The student provides an example for each of the four roles.

8.0 pts The student provides an example for each of the three roles.

7.0 pts The student provides an example for each of the two roles.

6.0 pts The student provides an example for one of the four roles.

0.0 pts No effort

Speaker notes

15.0 pts The student's speakers notes add details and expand upon bullet points.

12.0 pts The student's speaker notes expand upon bullet points, but more detail could be added.

11.0 pts The student's speaker notes are neither thorough nor compelling.

9.0 pts The student's speaker notes are sparse and add little to the main bullet points.

0.0 pts No effort

Length: 8- 10 substantive slides (excluding cover and references slides)

10.0 pts The student provides 8-10 substantive slides plus title and reference slide.

8.0 pts The student provides 8-10 slides plus title and reference slides, but they lack substance in places.

7.0 pts The student provides 6-7 substantive slides plus title and reference slide.

6.0 pts The student provides less than 6 substantive slides or is missing a title and/or reference slidde.

0.0 pts No effort

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Total Points: 100.0

Criteria Ratings Pts

10.0 pts

10.0 pts

5.0 pts

Use of Visuals

10.0 pts The student masterfully uses visuals (pictures, video, narration, graphs, etc.) to compliment the text in presentation and to reinforce content.

8.0 pts The student somewhat skillfully uses visuals (pictures, video, narration, graphs, etc.) to compliment the text in presentation and to reinforce content.

7.0 pts The student uses visuals (pictures, video, narration, graphs, etc.) to compliment the text in presentation and to reinforce content.

6.0 pts The student fails to use visuals skillfully (pictures, video, narration, graphs, etc.) to compliment the text in presentation and to reinforce content.

0.0 pts No effort

APA/Source Integration

10.0 pts Sources are referenced according to APA standards and two sources in addition to the text are provided.

8.0 pts Sources are referenced according to APA standards and two sources are provided.

7.0 pts The majority of the sources are erroneously referenced according to APA standards.

6.0 pts Sources are referenced according to APA standards, but only one source is provided.

0.0 pts No effort

Writing 5.0 pts The student presents information using clear and concise language in an organized manner (minimal errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).

4.0 pts The student presents information using understandable language, but is somewhat disorganized (some errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).

3.0 pts The student presents information using understandable language but is very disorganized (many errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation).

2.0 pts The student presents information that is not clear, logical, professional or organized to the point that the reader has difficulty understanding the message (numerous errors in English grammar, spelling, syntax, and/or punctuation).

0.0 pts No effort

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