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    Compare Family Communication (Chapter 7) Content to Family Portraits Article
    Assignment description: Read two supplemental texts about family communication: (1) Duck and McMahan's (2010) chapter titled Family Communication and (2) the article Family Portraits: Stories as Standards for Family Relationships by Vangelisti, Crumley, and Baker (1999). What do the Family Portraits researchers claim about family stories that confirms content from chapter 7? What content in chapter 7 differs from the article? As a whole, what have you learned about effective family communication after reading chapter 7 and the article?
    More specifics:
    1. Read supplemental texts about family communication.
    2. Compare the Duck and McMahan (2010) chapter to Vangelisti, Crumley, and Baker's (1999) article about family communication.
    • How are they similar and how are they different? You can write about anything you read in chapter 7 and anything from the Family Portraits article.
    • What do the Family Portraits researchers claim about family stories that confirms content from chapter 7? What findings in the article differ from chapter 7 content?
    • As a whole, what have you learned about effective family communication after reading the article and chapter 7?
    3. Next, write a 1.5—2 page paper that compares and contrasts the two works about family communication.
    4. Use accurate APA formatting and citing throughout your paper
    Visit the Useful COMM Docs folder for a refresher on how to write an APA style paper, if you need the tutorial
    5. As always with APA style, do not skip clear STRUCTURE. Include strong organization throughout your paper—such as an effective introduction, frontloaded paragraphs, headings, and an appropriate conclusion.
    Visit the Useful COMM Docs folder for a refresher on writing thesis sentences, preview statements, introductions, and conclusions—if you need the reminder.

    Chapter and Article Comparison Rubric Student Name:
    Paper has strong APA /4
    Cover page: running head, page number, title, name, etc.
    Content pages: header, page #, title, headings, spacing, font
    Citations: Correct in-text and reference page citations
    Paper is clearly structured /4
    Paper includes an effective introduction (attention getter, thesis, preview)
    Headings are used
    Paragraphs are frontloaded
    Content is clear and on-topic
    Paper includes an effective conclusion (thesis restatement, review of main points, clincher)
    Paper compares family communication knowledge in the chapter with the article /5
    Student addresses how the article and chapter are similar
    Paper explains how the article and chapter's teachings differ
    Student describes what they've learned—as a whole—about family communication
    Student cites textbook and article in APA style /2
    Cite author in correct APA style in-text and on reference page
    Paper meets length requirement /2
    Student writes a 1.5 or 2 pages of content + a cover page + reference page
    Other feedback:
    Total Points Earned: /17

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    The response addresses the query posted in 712 words with APA References

    //The role of family communication is essential in many aspects for the development of the family relationships. In this context, the further text would discuss the aspects of family communication and compare the work of Duck and McMahan (2010) with the work of Vangelisti, Crumley, and Baker's (1999) in this field of study.//

    Introduction

    A family refers to a collective group of individuals that live together since they have a blood relation or marriage relation, and they carry out tasks for one another. The family communication states the importance of interaction, as well as, subjective feelings that are responsible for detailing the family system (Segrin & Flora, 2011). In this regard, the thesis statement can be framed as, "Whether the effective family communication as emphasized by different authors is significant in the framing of the family relationships or not?"

    Similarities and Differences in the 'Family Communication' chapter and 'Family Portraits' article

    While comparing the work of Duck and McMahan in the chapter, 'Family Communication', with the work of Vangelisti, Crumley, and Baker in the article 'Family Portraits', many similarities and differences in opinion have been revealed. The similarity observed ...

    Solution Summary

    The expert compares family communication for content to family portraits article. The response addresses the query posted in 712 words with APA References.

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