Overview%20of%20Emphasized%20Skills%20in%20COM%20217

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Overview of Emphasized Skills in COM 217 All of these skills are emphasized in both speaking and writing assignments Reading and analyzing a scientific research article Abstracting a scientific research article Beginning to critique and evaluate scientific studies Writing evaluative abstracts for annotated bibliographies Using clear organizational structure o Topical design o Chronological design o Spatial design o Problem-Solution design o Problem-cause-Solution design o Cause-Effect design o Refutative design Adapting messages to lay and peer audiences Using precise language
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Unformatted text preview: Writing effective thesis statements Writing clear introductions and conclusions Recognizing and avoiding fallacious reasoning Using an appropriate writing documentation style (APA is currently emphasized) Supporting arguments with sufficient evidence Displaying statistical information graphically Citing sources appropriately Delivering presentations with strong delivery o Eye contact o Volume o Extemporaneous o Free from vocal fillers Delivering presentations in groups...
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