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Advocacy and Argument

by: Robin Bosco

Advocacy and Argument COM 204

Robin Bosco
CSU Pomona
GPA 3.99

Mariusz Ozminkowski

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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Robin Bosco on Saturday October 3, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to COM 204 at California State Polytechnic University taught by Mariusz Ozminkowski in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 193 views. For similar materials see /class/218350/com-204-california-state-polytechnic-university in Communication at California State Polytechnic University.


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Date Created: 10/03/15
TRUE FALSE QUESTIONS 1 In policy argumentation the part of the advocate s burden of proof is to present the details which explain exactly how the policy change is to occur Arguments exist all around us in everyday communication Argumentation is a form of instrumental communication Argumentation relies on reasoning and proof to influence behavior Propositions should be phrased as a single statement containing one central idea about the object of change and the direction of change MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS 6 llBy education I mean the publicly financed school system including grades kindergarten through twelve is a definition by 9159quot A example B synonym C function D negation 7 The goal ofargumentation is to A Study rhetorical theory B Sell goods and services C Change belief or behavior D Get a candidate elected 8 What contemporary researchers term credibility Aristotle termed A Logos B Ethos C Pathos 9 The term should most commonly appears in propositions of A fact B value C policy D definition 10 Protecting the welfare of the American farmer is more important than balancing the Federal budgetquot is an example of a proposition of A fact B value C policy D definition 11 At which of the following would you be most likely to hear a persuasive speech on a question of fact A a church service B a jury trial C an awards ceremony D a political convention 12 The benefit of presumption is granted to A The advocate B The opponent C The audience D All of the above 13 In arguing that there is a reason for change in policy which of the following is NOT part of the advocate s burden of proof A Presenting disadvantages of the proposed policy B Quantifying the nature of the problem C Characterizing the consequences of the problem D Establishing that the problem is inherent 14 A statement that urges an action to be taken or discontinued is a proposition A fact B value C policy D definition 15 Nike sells shoes through pictures showing Micheal Jordan flying through the air and scoring a basket This commercial primarily uses as its persuasive proof A evidence B ethos C pathos D logos


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