ERIC Number: EJ1104827
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
"Reality" Revisited: Self-Assessment of Terministic Screens through a Political Autobiography Assignment
Hunter, Karla M.
Communication Teacher, v30 n3 p153-158 2016
Courses: Argumentation, Public Speaking, Political Communication. Objectives: After completing this unit activity, students should be able to (1) demonstrate comprehension of Burke's (1941) concept of terministic screens; (2) apply the concept of terministic screens to write a brief political autobiography of themselves that analyzes the history of and framework for their own political beliefs; and (3) synthesize the concepts of terministic screens and informational diversity to frame readings and discussions of peers' autobiographies, as well as future class discussions of controversial topics.
Descriptors: Autobiographies, Assignments, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Persuasive Discourse, Public Speaking, Socialization, Course Objectives, Units of Study, Concept Teaching, Beliefs, Political Attitudes, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Learning Activities, Course Evaluation, Course Descriptions, Rhetorical Criticism
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: South Dakota