Reflection exercise 5.1 – COMM11003 Communication in Professional Contexts.
There are many events that can be planned throughout life, from general daily activities to specific projects. Eunson (2012) goes through some of things that can be planned such as time planning; whether, this is for verbal presentations or for general time planning like what days and times to work on an assignment. Or content planning such as deciding what is to be written, what audience it will be for and many other content that can be planned (Eunson 2012). Planning is a useful tool that can be used throughout life. According to Costigan (2015) using the internet and the information systems, as well as the database management, has significantly improved the ability to conduct secondary research. The downside of these internet databases are the sheer amount of information that has to be analysed carefully in order to find what is relevant (Costigan 2015). For assignment one the plan is:
Stage One: Pick a topic.
Stage Two: Pick a medium.
Stage Three: Research the mobile phone website, using articles, books, Journals etc.
Stage Four: Take notes on anything good or bad about the Medium.
Stage Five: Write the essay using the research/notes.
Stage Six: Edit and proofread the essay.
Stage Seven: Submit the essay via moodle.
At this blog post submission what had currently been done was stage 5. The topic two was chosen: ‘Find a communication medium (for example, a website, a report, a blog) and discuss it in terms of audience, purpose and context. You will need to include the link, or scanned copy, or a ‘cut and paste’ of your medium so the teaching staff can access your medium.’ Research was then conducted with notes taken and the analysis of the website was done also. The stage 5 began on the 11th of April 2015. The Plan/date for beginning stage six will be the 18th of April, as three other assignments are also being done this week. The essay is due on the 24th of April and will be submitted via moodle.
Costigan, L 2015, COMM11003 Communication in Professional Contexts: Study Guide, CQuniversity ecourse, Bundaberg
Eunson, B 2012, Communicating in the 21st century, 3rd edn, John Wiley & Sons, Milton.