CRE101 - Lesson 6 - Assignment 6

CRE101 - Lesson 6 - Assignment 6 - CRE101 College Critical...

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CRE101 College Critical Reading Lesson 6 - Assignment 6 This assignment is worth 25 points. To move between questions, do not use the tab key. Doing so will highlight and delete text as you start typing. Instead, use your mouse to place the cursor where you need to type. Please make sure you have answered all questions prior to submitting. Once you click the submit button, you will not be able to return to this section. 1 of 1 Read Part 1 and Part 2 before you work on this assignment. Part 1. The objective for this assignment is for you to increase your skills in defining inference and inductive validity and analyze the support in an argument as being accurate, logical and clear. Part 2. Please type your response below each question. Do not erase the question. Before you send your assignment, check your work against the Assignment Criteria in Appendix 2 . Can you answer "yes" to each question? 1) Define inference. After reading chapter four in the textbook, identify the five sources of information that we use to make informed inferences. --Answer below: Inference means to draw a reasonable conclusion from limited evidence. You could also call inference an educated guess. Inference requires in-depth, abstract thinking about the stated and unstated information. There are five sources of information that people use when making informed inferences. People will often use personal experiences to help draw their conclusions. Personal experiences add to a person’s knowledge which is also an important source of information to make informed inferences. Knowledge
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varies from person to person, but the more knowledge a person has the better they can make informed inferences. Clues are also an important source of information to make informed inferences. Clues add to a person’s knowledge making them a valuable resource when drawing conclusions. The internet is also a valuable source of information to make informed inferences. While a valuable reference source, the internet will have its fair share of false or fraudulent information. Another important source of information is figurative language. It is important to recognize the use of similes, metaphors, analogies, and hyperboles to better understand the issues at hand. It is important to utilize all five of these sources of information in order to make informed inferences. 2) Explain each source of information that enables the reader or listener to make
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2011 for the course CRE 101 taught by Professor Barbaragaston during the Spring '11 term at Rio Salado.

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CRE101 - Lesson 6 - Assignment 6 - CRE101 College Critical...

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