Communications

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Co-Superintendent - Tracy Pracheil
Co-Superintendent - Cathy Johnston


RULES

  1. Educational resources for youth taking the Communications project can be found at https://unl.app.box.com/s/44t8dfbhte277k6603r5004vfo0ql0yf.
  2. All static exhibits must have received a purple ribbon at the county fair to advance to the State Fair.
  3. Static exhibits in this division will be evaluated on clarity of purpose/message in relation to communication, accuracy of information, originality, creativity, evidence of exhibitor’s learning in this area, and educational value of exhibit to viewers.

CLASSES

COMMUNICATIONS, MODULE 2

Use one or a combination of the experiential activities in the Communications, Module 2 curriculum to create an educational poster or essay sharing with others what you have learned. Topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Identifying cultural differences in communication
  • Developing guidelines for internet etiquette
  • Evaluating another person’s presentation
  • Identifying communication careers
  • Preparing a presentation using a form of technology

  • Class B154001. Poster. SF94. Create a poster, measuring either 22”x28” or 24”x36”, that showcases what was learned in this project area.
  • Class B154002. Essay. SF94. Write an essay (3-5 pages) that showcases what was learned in this project area.

COMMUNICATIONS, MODULE 3

Use one or a combination of the experiential activities in the Communications, Module 3 curriculum to create an educational poster, essay, or digital media sharing with others what you have learned. Topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Composing a personal resume
  • Completing research on a speech or presentation topic
  • Identifying ways to reduce risks online
  • Evaluating own cell phone usage and etiquette
  • Critiquing advertisements
  • Job shadowing a communication professional

  • Class B154003. Poster. SF94. Create a poster, measuring either 22”x28” or 24”x36”, that showcases what was learned in this project area.
  • Class B154004. Essay. SF94. Write an essay (3-5 pages) that showcases what was learned in this project area.
  • Class B154005. Digital Media. SF94. Design a form of digital media (advertisement, flyer, short video or presentation, social media or web page, etc.) that showcases what was learned in this project area. Upload the digital media file to an online location (web site, Dropbox, Google Drive, YouTube, Flickr, etc.) and using the web address of the digital media file, create a QR code (using any free QR code creator, ex. qr-code-generator.com). Print the following on an 8.5”x11” sheet of cardstock: 1) the QR code, 2) 1-3 sentences about what viewers will see when they access the QR code on their mobile device.

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