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General Chemistry for Engineers
Dr. Brown
Class Notes
Math, Lecture Notes, Calculus
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Gabi Amaya on Saturday October 1, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to 108 at Texas A&M University taught by Dr. Brown in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 7 views. For similar materials see General Chemistry for Engineers in Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University.


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Date Created: 10/01/16
Active reading 09/07/2016 ▯ Eliminate distractions / don’t multi-task  If reading online, turn off email and social media ▯ Read slowly, don’t skim  Be especially careful to slow down when reading online ▯ 4 stages  preview the texts o scan it  who us the author? Credentials?  What is the authors purpose?  Inform, persuade, call to actions  Who’s the intended audience  When was it written? Where was it published  What kind of text is it?  Book, journal article, government report, policy memo, newspaper article ,etc. o Identify basics feature and structure  Title  Sections (outline)  Notes and sources  annotate the text o read with a pen in hand o don’t just underline or highlight o write in margins o develop your own system for marking up a text o write a brief summary  “converse” with the text o include you r thoughts and reactions in your notes o create a reverse outline  for each paragraph create three, one line entries  the authors main point  your analysis or opinion  the argument purpose the paragraph serves  e.g.: introduces topics, provides a counter- argument, transitions to a new subject  copy questions you think you might want to use  always use quotation marks when copying a quote in your notes  always include the source info (page #) in your notes  as “so what?” o what is the authors argumentative claim (thesis)? o Why does it matter  Why does it need to be argued?  What are the stakes? o Does the argument serve the purpose/ need ▯ ▯ Types of Appeals  Ethical appeals (ethos) o Rely on the writers credibility and trustworthiness  Logical appeals (logos) o Rely on evidence and logic  Emotional appeals (pathos) o Rely on the readers beliefs and values ▯ ▯ Logical argument  Inductive vs. deductive reasoning o Inductive reasoning  Moves from the specific to the general  Reaching a conclusion from disparate data points  Inductive leap o Deductive reasoning  Moves from the general to specific Problems  Inductive reasoning o Leads to a probable, not an absolute truth o “evidence” not “proof”  deductive reasoning o relies on the major and minor premises being true o conclusion must follow premises ▯ testing the reasoning  deductive ▯ ▯ logical fallacies  ▯ ▯ ▯ ▯


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