Week 3 – Assignment The Art and Science of Persuasion

Week 3 – Assignment The Art and Science of Persuasion

Read Harnessing the Science of Persuasion (Cialdini, 2001). Consider this source as you complete the Assignment. Part I: Examples Assemble advertisements, commercials, or personal experiences/observations that illustrate each of the six fundamental principles identified in Cialdini (2001). Do not use examples from your textbook. Submit “Part I”, a separate document with the examples you located. Preferably, copy and paste print media examples, along with proper citation information; links are acceptable for broadcast or electronic media (television, internet, etc.). If neither images nor links are available (e.g., in the case of a personal observation or experience), a brief description will suffice. Label your examples clearly and provide a one paragraph explanation for each. Part II: A Social Psychological Analysis of _______ Explain in-depth how social psychological principles of persuasion are relevant for one of your selected advertisements, citing relevant research. Relate characteristics of the communicator, the message, and the target audience. Formulate a plan to intentionally enhance persuasiveness. What are various alternative techniques one might employ effectively? Submit “Part II”, structured as a paper and written in APA style. The Art and Science of Persuasion paper Must include Parts I and II. Must be 3 to 5 double-spaced pages in length (including Part I, but not including title and references pages from Part II) and formatted according to APA style (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Must include a separate title page (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. with the following: A header Title of paper Student’s name Course name and number Instructor’s name Date submitted Must begin with an introductory paragraph (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. that has a succinct thesis statement (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Must utilize academic voice (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Must address the topic with critical thoughtPreview the document. Must end with a conclusion (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. that reaffirms the thesis. Must use at least five peer-reviewed scholarly sources. Additional scholarly sources are encouraged. Be sure to integrate your research (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. smoothly rather than simply inserting it. In general, paraphrase (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. material rather than using direct quotes. The Scholarly, Peer Reviewed, and Other Credible SourcesPreview the document table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment. Must document all sources in APA style as outlined here (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. and here (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Must include a separate reference page (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. that is formatted according to APA style. Must be submitted to Grammarly (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. for review and correction prior to submitting. Submitting to Grammarly: Grammarly is your personal editor that can act as that second set of eyes and catch those errors before you submit your assignment. It takes approximately 5 minutes to set up an account and after that, you simply download your written submission and wait for the magic. This service is open 24/7, for you night owls hoping for a final proofread before submitting your work. Grammarly will then provide you with a detailed roadmap for improvement. Grammarly Resource: Before you submit your written assignment, review the The Grammarly Guide: How to Set Up & Use Grammarly (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. tutorial, set up a Grammarly account (if you have not already done so), and use Grammarly to review a rough draft of your assignment. Then carefully review all issues identified by Grammarly and revise your work as needed.