For this assessment, you will write an essay (4-5 pages) in which you will explore and critically analyze a topic of your choice relevant to the class. You will demonstrate understanding of a contemporary issue related to human communication. The assessment will require you to articulate diverse perspectives and the appropriateness of using certain communication theories or practices to address or analyze the contemporary issue topic. You will consider the role of diverse identities, relationships, and realities affected by and/or constructed within human communication related to a contemporary social issue. This assessment is a three-part assessment, which means that two other assessments (Topic Paper and Annotated Bibliography) are part of this essay. You will demonstrate adherence to a recognized writing format (e.g., APA 6th edition) to ensure ethical presentation of ideas.