104A - CN09 - Reasonable People Can Disagree

104A - CN09 - Reasonable People Can Disagree - 104A CN09...

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104A CN09 Reasonable People Can Disagree: Counterargument Qualified language Administrative Results of the poll: 64% for doing 1/10th of a Second Exercises in class, 36% against. So I’m going to distribute the 10% in the way that I offered: o +5% to “Class Presence” o +5% to “Quarter-End Test” We’ll begin doing those exercises together today. I want to confirm that you’re still going to be responsible in your own writing and on the quarter-end test for the matters of grammar and style that 1/10ths of a Second teach. Assignment(s) for Wednesday, April 28, 2009 Review Credibility vs. effectiveness o An argument is credible when…. o An argument is effective when. .. Many credible arguments may nonetheless be ineffective. Because we want our arguments to be credible and effective, we’re learning about qualified language and counterargument because these practices contribute to any argument’s second and third appeals. The three appeals of argument New for Today: Counterargument As background : More “scaffolding” of writing assignments: doing one task and then another task and then another, etc. o Last Monday’s task, the first for this writing assignment: to discuss the readings together in class
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o Last Wednesday’s task, the second for this writing assignment: to learn about the three appeals that arguments can make, because if we know these, we can make choices that help us meet our objective, which is business writing’s second objective. http://www.ic.arizona.edu/ic/snsmith/rhetanal/AristotleChartForm.pdf
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