Mod7 - Module Seven The Position Paper Module 7 Due Date 11 November 2010 Value 20 Objectives 1 2 3 Understand the importance of critical reading

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Module 7 - 25 Module Seven: The Position Paper Module 7 Due Date: 11 November 2010 Value: 20% Objectives: 1. Understand the importance of critical reading to the preparation of a position paper. 2. Learn the process of analysis and evaluation involved in writing a position paper. 3. Apply these concepts to the writing of a position paper. Readings: Stewart and Allen Forms of Writing Toronto: Prentice Hall, 5 th ed., 2009, pp. 122-129 READER: George Monbiot, “Yes, addicts need help . . .” June 29, 2009 http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/jun/29/drugs-cocaine-environment-fair-t rade Commentary The purpose of a position paper is to respond to the ideas of a writer, which may seem fairly straightforward. But in writing a position paper, your critical reading skills are stretched to the limit. Re-read the section in John Gage’s Shape of Reason carefully (see Module #3).
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2012 for the course WRIT 195 taught by Professor Martinahardwick during the Fall '10 term at Queens University.

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Mod7 - Module Seven The Position Paper Module 7 Due Date 11 November 2010 Value 20 Objectives 1 2 3 Understand the importance of critical reading

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