The Process of Communication
The Process of Communication COMM 1000
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Date Created: 09/17/15
October 18 2010 COMM 1100 Developing Argument Argument Process of proving conclusions through the use of evidence Not fighting Focus on issues not people Is constructive IS accurate Acknowledges opposition Argument Toulmin model I Claim Proposition What are you trying to prove I Evidence Statistics Stories etc Link between evidence and claim Claim I Fact Issues of truth Speculative claims I Value Issues ofjudgement I Policy Issues of action Evidence I Audience knowledge and opinions I Speaker knowledge and opinions I External evidence Determine relevance Determine timeliness Determine credibility Warrants I Motivational I Authoritative I Substantive Causation Sign Analogy Inoculation theory Based o the biological principle Anticipate counterarguments Acknowledge them Do not discuss them at length Anticipate counterarguments that your audience may hear in the future Do not ignore significant counterarguments Logical Fallacies Begging the questions Bandwagoning False dichotomy eitheror gt Other options are taken away that convince people that there are only two options Ad hominem gt Personal attack Red herring gt Provide evidence that is irrelevant with the claim Hasty generalization gt When we make an assumption of a group gt Make a boardbased claim Non sequitur gt Not related to the question Slippery slope gt No guarantee that one event would certainly lead to the another event Appeal to tradition gt It is how it is usually is