Week 1 Writing Assignment Part 3 - Patricia Sullivan Terms...

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Patricia SullivanTerms IdentificationAnalyze- Examine methodically and in detail the constitution or structure of an object or information,typically for purposes of explanation and interpretationArgue –give reasons or cite evidence in support of an idea, action, or theory, typically with the aim ofpersuading others to share one’s viewExample: Defense attorneys argue that the police lacked “probable cause to arrest the driver”Argument– an exchange of diverging or opposite views, typically a heated or angry oneAssumption– a thing that is accepted as true or as certain to happen, without proofExample: Since it was 9 p.m. they group made an assumption that the restaurant was closed so they didnot go eat there.Bias- prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group compared with another, usually in away considered to be unfairExample:There was evidence of bias against foreign applicants at the convenient store.Conclusion– a judgement of decision reached by reasoningExample: Each research group came to a similar conclusion.Critical Listening– a form of listening that involves analysis critical thinking and judgementCritical Reading

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Winter
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Logic, Critical Thinking, American Politics, Grammar, English Language, Patricia Sullivan, Terms Identification

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