Posted by tiffany on Sunday, August 9, 2009 at 5:41pm.
Final Project: Comprehensive Argument Analysis
The Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center database at the University Library provides a wealth of arguments to which you can apply your critical thinking skills. Find this database by logging into to the Library and selecting the Article Databases¡XSpecialized link. From the results page, scroll down to select the Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center link.
„h Resources: Appendix A, Appendix E, and the University Library
„h Due Date: Day 7 [Individual forum]
„h Choose two topics from the Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center that interest you and locate a set of materials from the database for each topic. If you choose school violence as one of your topics, for example, you might find a magazine article that argues that violence in the media causes school violence and a Web site that persuasively argues that violence in the media is not responsible for school violence.
„h Conduct a similar search for your second topic. When finished, you should have two sources per topic. Note: You may use sources from any combination of the Viewpoints, Magazines, Academic Journals, News (use sources marked Editorial and Column), and Web sites database sections.
„h Use the form in Appendix E to critically analyze your four sources. Fill out one form for each source.
CRT 205 Critical Thinking
Course Syllabus Page 22
o Provide the title of the source.
o Provide the source citation. Locate the citation by clicking on the Source Citation link at the top of the page when viewing the source.
o Identify the principal issue presented by the source.
o Identify any examples of bias presented by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this.
o Identify any areas that are vague or ambiguous. If none exist, explain how you determined this.
o Do you find the source credible? Explain your reasoning.
o Identify and name any rhetorical devices used by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this.
o Identify and name any fallacies used by the author. If none exist, explain how you determined this.
o State one argument made by the author.
o Identify the premises and conclusion of the argument.
o Is the author¡¦s argument valid or invalid, sound or unsound, strong or weak? Explain how you determined this.
o Does the author use moral reasoning? If not, explain how you determined this.
crt 205 - bobpursley, Sunday, August 9, 2009 at 5:43pm
So what do you want us to answer? Is there a question about this assignment, it looks pretty clear to me.
crt 205 - patricia, Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 2:02pm
show me the comprehensive argument analysis?
crt 205 - Johnson, Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 12:57pm
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