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Informational Writing

by: Albina Gibson

Informational Writing BCM 1420

Albina Gibson
GPA 3.95

Jo Wiley

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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Albina Gibson on Wednesday September 30, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to BCM 1420 at Western Michigan University taught by Jo Wiley in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 32 views. For similar materials see /class/216836/bcm-1420-western-michigan-university in Business Technology at Western Michigan University.

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Date Created: 09/30/15
1 Critical Thinking Definition Pertinentquestions Writer s agenda Influences on beliefs Qualificationscredibility Assumptions and biases Objections regarding argument 2 Argumentation Defined Purpose Arguabledebatable Realistic varying perspectives No easily acceptable solution Change mind or make Wise decision 3 Elements of Argumentation lssue Stand Claims assumptions Counterclaims Evidence How will I presentthe subject as an issue What stand will I take on the issue What claims or assumptions will support my stand What evidence supports my claims Lowering the Drinking Age Explain as an issue Develop an arguable statement Take a stand 5 Working w Arguments Believing Gamequot httpinstsfcceduhflspeechdrinkagehtm Class Discussion Doubting Gamequot 6 Discussion Determining types of appeals Emotional Ethical Logical Identifying fallacies Emotional Ethical Logical 7 Development amp Organization Preparation Development of Issue Introduction Background Lines of Argument Consideration of Alternative Arguments Conclusion


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