Intro to Class, Expectations, Syllabus
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Date Created: 08/23/16
Tuesday August 23 2016 Argumentation CMN 323 Elevator Pitch – a short speech that allows someone to get to know you better. The point is the indicate that you’re the “person” for a certain position. (Professor asks us to go around room and give an elevator pitch as to why we should be allowed to stay in this class) Course Objectives: - What are the rules of argument? - What are the arguments around me? - You want to have examples of what we’re talking about and want to know what kind of debates you want to be in. - How do I listen critically to others arguments? - How do I support arguments - research that will help you support your arguments Course projects: - Editorial analysis (300 points) – assigned 2 times throughout semester o What kinds of arguments are made in an editorial (article) o Op-ed selection due sept.1st - Worlds debates (150 points) – 3 debates o British parliamentary debate – have the topic two classes in advanced and then you get up and so a speech on the debates. o Be part of one debate o Be judge for at least two debates - Policy debate (350 points) - Participation (200 points) o 20 percent of your grade o Come to class with readings finished so you can add to conversation o 100 points in first half, 100 points in second half Class expectations: - Participation - Readings o print readings out - Absences o Two unexcused absences o Excused absences allows participation o Every class after the two missed 10 percent of your grade is taken away - Lateness - Technology o Readings need to be printed out Tuesday August 23 2016 o No phones o No laptop- only on occasion - Emails o Be professional o Dear Instructor o Short and organized paragraphs o Sign off – Name, department, year, school - Plagiarism o Be super super careful o Sign sheet in class due 8/25 - Accommodations o Office hours – make sure to go Monday, not Tuesday
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