Week 2 - DQ 1 - rules: Do not be excessively vague or...

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As a writer, thinking critically can produce amazing results. By doing so, the reasoning  behind [my] paper is clarified. As a reader, critical thinking is just as important. If one is not  vigilant and analytical (while reading) it is quite easy to become overwhelmed with frustration. When I critically think while writing, there are a variety of thoughts that come to mind:  “Am I explaining my subject clearly?”, “Does this sentence contradict my reasoning?”, “Does this  even make sense?” If one is not careful, it is easy to fall into a pit of confusion. In order to  prevent these types of errors,  and  promote healthy writing skills; it is wise to follow three key 
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Unformatted text preview: rules: Do not be excessively vague or misleading in your writings Avoid ambiguity (i.e. two or more interpretations of the subject) Steer clear from uncommon terminology When reading it is wise to follow those same set of rules. It is common to find misleading results in polls, poorly worded claims in newspapers, and unusual; if not downright improper words used in everyday media. Trust me, by sticking to this regime and being more aware of your reading/writing skills, your talent for critical thinking will improve exponentially!...
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2010 for the course IT 205 IT 205 taught by Professor Taylor during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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