You will submit your Watson-Barker Listening Post-test (Form D) results and written analysis in this assignment folder.
Instructions for the written analysis of your Watson-Barker Post-test Results:
After taking the Watson-Barker Listening Post-test (Form D), submit an analysis (a minimum of 600 words not including the overview of your scores) of your results that provides the required overview and clearly answers the six questions found below. Specifically, provide a descriptive paragraph for each question. This assignment should be submitted in this assignment folder by the due date indicated in the course schedule.
1. Copy your test results (not the answers but the final scores) and submit them here in this Assignment folder. It should look something like this:
I. Section One/Evaluating Message Content : # of questions were answered incorrectly out of 8 for a score of ???%
II. Section Two/Understanding Meaning in Conversations: # of questions were answered incorrectly out of 8 for a score of ???%
III. Section Three/Understanding and Remembering Information in Lectures: # of questions were answered incorrectly out of 8 for a score of ???%
IV. Section Four/Evaluating Emotional Meaning: # of questions were answered incorrectly out of 8 for a score of ???%
V. Section Five/Following Directions: # of questions were answered incorrectly out of 8 for a score of ???%
Overall Score: ???%
2. Include a formal Introduction and Conclusion. The Introduction should gain the readers attention, addresses the importance of the topic, and include a preview of what the analysis will cover. The Conclusion should summarize issues discussed.
3. Information that should be contained in your Analysis: (One detailed paragraph per question)
a. What specific strengths were identified in your test? How did these differ from the pre-test? Please explain how and why. Give examples from the test.
b. What specific weaknesses were indicated? How did these differ from the pre-test? Please explain how and why. Give examples from the test.
c. Relate the strengths and weaknesses to your daily comprehensive listening experiences. What parallels do you see? How did your scores change from the pre-test to the post-test? Please explain how and why.
d. What external noise may have affected your performance on the test? How did this compare to the pre-test? Please explain how and why.
e. What internal noise may have affected your performance? How did this compare to the pre-test? Please explain how and why.
f. How do your Watson-Barker Post-test scores compare to the Kentucky Listening Test? Please explain how and why.
4. Incorporate APA citations (in-text and reference page)
Keep your responses to these questions, as well as your test results, because you will need to reference them in your application essay and/or other assignments outlined by your instructor.