Private Documents Submission

Your Private Documents will be used internally by your Faculty Advisor and CxC Review Panel to assess your skills as a candidate for the Distinguished Communicator certification. This is your opportunity to reflect; looking back at your previous experiences, evaluating what you’ve done, learning from your actions, setting goals, and creating your own road-map for success.

DC Candidates will be asked to email the following materials as private documents to their DC faculty advisor, CxC rep and cxc@lsu.edu for review:

Dear Reviewer Letter

This letter to the panel should adhere to the following guidelines:

  • The letter must be a formal letter addressed to the Review Board, not exceeding 3 pages using a reasonable font size and submitted as a PDF document.  If you aren’t certain how to properly format a formal letter, review this resource.
  • The letter must be attached as a pdf, using the following naming convention: [last name] DC Reviewer Letter.
  • A concise, critical explication of what’s inside your public portfolio, discussing your skills development as a communicator in written, spoken, technological and visual communication and how this is demonstrated in your portfolio. Identify specific aspects of your portfolio and critique them.
    • What about your public portfolio demonstrates your exceptional skill (as opposed to average skill) in written communication? How does this demonstrate your growth in this communication mode?
    • What about your public portfolio demonstrates your exceptional skill (as opposed to average skill) in visual communication? How does this demonstrate your growth in this communication mode?
    • What about your public portfolio demonstrates your exceptional skill (as opposed to average skill) in technological communication? How does this demonstrate your growth in this communication mode?
    • What about your public portfolio and/or your private spoken sample demonstrates your exceptional skill (as opposed to average skill) in spoken communication? How does this demonstrate your growth in this communication mode?
  • How, specifically, will your public portfolio enhance your post-LSU professional development?
  • What specific communication skills have you developed as a result of your time in the Distinguished Communicator program, and how will you apply them to your post-LSU professional development?

 

Link to your Spoken Sample

  • Your Spoken Sample must be uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo and shared as a link viewable online
  • It is acceptable to have the link password-protected or unlisted but you are responsible for providing the password and direct link
  • No video (.mov, .mp4, etc.) files for download will be accepted