For this essay, you will either watch the people who live with you, watch a reality television show, or venture out and observe the people around you. Tune out what they are saying (mute the television show) and then sit back and watch. Take notes on what type of gestures (emblems, regulators, illustrators, adaptors and affect displays) are they using? How often do they use each one? Are they aware of these gestures?You will then use your notes to write a typed two-page essay describing what you witnessed. Please let us know where you were, at home, name the reality television show, the park, work etc.. and who was involved, family members, two men sitting at a table, etc…
KINESICS: the study of body motion or body behavior.
Describe at least ten separate gestures.
What are they conveying? How many repetitions?
What are the circumstances?
Please submit your essay to this dropbox and include the following:
At least two pages typed– MINIMUM of 675 words
Paragraphs, not bullets
Include nonverbal terminology
Reminder: All written work must comply with standard English rules, such as proper capitalization, grammar and spelling. The assignment must be submitted by the deadline listed on the calendar.
Note: Even though you will see a statement giving you the option of copy/paste or file attachment, you are required to attach the assignment in MS Word format.