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After you have totaled your scores for each category you will begin the writing assignment.
Be sure to include a complete introduction to the paper that includes a thesis statement introducing the
main ideas of the paper.
Organize the body of the paper into main ideas that fit with your thesis statement.
1. Discuss the importance of listening in interpersonal relationships.
2. Analyze your results from the Revised Listening Styles Profile; each listening style (relational,
task-oriented, critical, analytical) should be discussed in a complete paragraph.
3. Consider the responses that could increase your effectiveness as a listener and discuss nonverbal
skills that will help you improve.
Include a definitive conclusion that summarizes the key themes in the paper. x Include proper in-text
citations in either APA (see https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/02/ ) or MLA (see
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/02/ ) format.
Be certain that you include the textbook definitions of the concepts you use and that you cite these
definitions correctly. A reference list (see https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/05/ ) or
works cited (see https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/05/ ) should be included at the end of
Your paper should be typed, approximately 3-4 pages long, and double spaced.
The paper should also be proofread, and mistakes in grammar, spelling, sentence structure, formatting
and other areas of paper mechanics should be kept to a minimum.