Ashford 5: – Week 4 – Assignment
Interpersonal Conflict in Television
Before you complete this paper, you must do the following:
Read this sample of a high quality paper from a previous class.
Do the How to Write Your Week Four Paper training.
Take the Week 4 Paper Quiz.
Choose one television show from the list provided below:
Black-ishThis television show can be found for no charge with closed captioning at ABC.
NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative ServiceThis television show can be found for no charge with closed captioning at CBS.
Modern FamilyThis television show can be found for no charge with closed captioning at ABC.
The Big Bang TheoryThis television show can be found for no charge with closed captioning at CBS.
ScandalThis television show can be found for no charge with closed captioning at ABC.
Watch one episode of one of the above television programs and identify and describe one interpersonal conflict that was not handled effectively. Based on what you have learned in Chapters 8 and 9 of Bevan and Sole (2014), write a two-page paper explaining why the conflict was not handled effectively and describe the strategies that could have been used to resolve this conflict. Be sure to focus on one particular interpersonal conflict and not the television show as a whole. The television programs can be found in syndication, weekly on air, and through the links provided above.
Before you submit this paper, you must do the assignment training for this paper and take the quiz.
The Interpersonal Conflict in Television paper
Must be two double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style. For assistance, visit the Ashford Writing Center’s APA Essay Checklist for Students.
Must include a title page with the following: (For further assistance with the formatting and the title page, please refer to the Formatting Instructions for MS Word 2013)
Title of paper
Course name and number
Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Your introduction paragraph needs to end with a clear thesis statement that indicates the purpose of your paper. For assistance on writing Introductions and Conclusions as well as Thesis Statements, please refer to the Ashford Writing Center resources.
Must use the textbook as a source. The Integrating Research tutorial will offer further assistance on including supporting information and reasoning.
Must document any information from a source in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center’s In-Text Citation Guide.
Must include a separate APA References List that is formatted according to APA style. Given you will be citing a single episode, instead of the series, please review the Ashford Writing Center’s guidelines for Common APA Reference List Models. Follow the instructions for referencing a single episode of a television series.
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Ashford 5: – Week 4 – Assignment