To observe, record, and analyze nonverbal communication.
2. Complete the four observations by the due date.
3. Each entry should be structured the same as the model observation found in the
section on D2L. Make sure you use and label all of the bold-faced headings as depicted in the
4. Each observation is different from the other three. The difference is determined by the assigned
primary focus. The instructor will discuss in class suggested ways of conducting the four different
—Primary focus: Body (posture, gesture, facial, eye, touch)
—Primary focus: Clothing/Artifacts
—Primary focus: Spatial/ Proxemics
—Primary focus: Vocalics/Paralanguage
5. Observation 1: should be of two or more people.
Observation 2: may be of one or more persons.
Observation 3: should be of two or more people.
Observation 4: should be of only one person.
IMPORTANT NOTE: You
include yourself as one of the people “observed” in these
6. The length of each entry should be 500-600 words. (See “Observation Model” in Assignment
folder on D2L).
7. All four entries are to be typed and stapled and handed in on the due date.
8. Each observation is worth 25 points for an assignment total of 100 points; you will lose 25 points
for each observation not included.
9. The grading rubric found on D2L will tell you exactly what elements of the assignment the
instructor will grade and the point value of each element. Be sure to include one copy of the grading
rubric stapled on top of your observation packet when you submit your four observations.
NOTE: I will attach an example how should each observation look like