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ENVS 2100 Environment & Culture 11 January 2016
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Menu Announcements (Costa Rica) Housekeeping (syllabus, office hours) Carson leftovers Writing/thinking exercises
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Information on studying in Costa Rica for the Field Course in May. 27 January 12:00 -1:00 HNES 142
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Write a paragraph for (pro) the statement: “The jobs provided by the Tar Sands are crucial to Canada’s future.”
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Now write a paragraph that opposes this statement.
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What is the difference between an opinion and an argument? What is an informed opinion? Why is it
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Unformatted text preview: important to know this? Which one should appear most prominently in your academic work? Making an argument • A statement about the topic and/or issue that explains or defnes it • An idea (someTmes called a premise) that is supported by evidence • Evidence must be academically sound, supported by trusted academic research (which is not always scienTfc research) • A theoreTcal basis For the argument is someTmes provided as well Scranton: Learning How to Die in the Anthropocene ....
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