Write a 3–4-page analysis of the difference between communication and gendered communication, including personal and professional impact, the role of gender, and real-life application.
This assessment requires you to conduct research and to apply gender communication theories to daily personal and professional experiences.
By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:
- Competency 1: Critically analyze issues related to gender and communication.
- Describe the influence gender has on communication.
- Explain the impact of gendered communication on workplace communication.
- Competency 2: Evaluate personal and social dimensions of gender, communications, and culture.
- Describe how communication styles differ depending on personal and professional environments.
- Competency 5: Communicate effectively in a variety of formats.
- Communicate effectively and concisely using APA formatting.
To deepen your understanding, you are encouraged to consider the questions below and discuss them with a fellow learner, a work associate, an interested friend, or a member of the business community.
For the following questions, refer to the Resources for links to the Lieberman resource and the Parpart, Connelly, Barriteau, and Eudine resource:
- What is the difference between communication and gendered communication?
- Does a person “have” gender or “do” gender?
- What are the major theories that help us understand the difference between communication and gendered communication?
For this assessment, write a 3–4-page analysis in which you distinguish between communication and gendered communication. Your analysis should address the following:
- The difference between “communication” and “gendered communication.”
- How communication theories can impact the workplace and our personal and professional relationships.
- The role gender plays in the communication process.
- How gender played a role in two different communication issues in your own personal or professional experience. Be sure to describe in detail the situation and the role of gendered communication in both examples.
Reference at least four resources If you use Internet sources, they must be credible. For example, Wikipedia and YouTube are not credible resources.