Exploring Psychological Closure: Proximity, Similarity, and Continuity

After taking a look at each other’s slideshows, my classmates Taylor, Kamber, and I picked out some photographs that we believe exemplify the principle of psychological closure, discussed in Zettl’s readings. Zettl breaks this down into three main categories: proximity, similarity, and continuity.

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A Day in the Life of a Worship Leader

Since I’m very involved in my church and I have a passion for music, I decided to learn what its like to be a worship leader at a church. Through this slideshow, I wanted to showcase all the different assets and creative processes that are involved in leading worship. The slideshow begins with a text to establish the topic, and texts are used throughout and in the end of the slideshow as transitions. I also focused my photos on a central figure (Austin) completing different tasks to provide consistency for my narrative! Check out my slideshow below to get a glimpse into the life of a worship leader!

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This week we were given the task of creating an infographic on one of three topics: our topic interest, key elements of graphic design, or how to write nonfiction well. I chose to create an infographic that provides a general overview of my topic, Shriners Hospital for Children in Greenville, SC. I thought this info graphic would be a great way to provide some background information on the hospital’s focus and goals.

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