Week 9 Day 7 Final Exam

Week 9 Day 7 Final Exam - Axia College Material Appendix B...

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Axia College Material Appendix B Final Exam Access the Electronic Reserve Readings link on your student Web site for Week Nine. Select one of the topics below and read both articles that present opposing sides of the argument surrounding that topic. o Animal experimentation o Outsourcing o Media violence Answer the following questions in paragraphs of approximately 100 words demonstrating your critical and creative thinking skills. 1. Identify if the topic you chose, as presented by both articles, is a problem or an issue and explain what makes it a problem or an issue. If you believe the articles present both problems and issues, identify and explain what the problems are and what the issues are. In the first article, “The Role of Media Violence in Violent Crime Has Been Exaggerated’, this article deals with the issues of media violence influence in today’s society. It states that, despite all the studies on the effect of media violence, the author maintains it is impossible to separate the affects of media violence from all the factors that can influence aggressive and violent behavior. However, this article offered no solution just more issues. In the second article, “Media Violence Promotes Violent Behavior”, it deals with the problem and also gives some solutions on how to limit the effects of media violence. The author states, that we should limit the exposure of how much aggressive and violent behavior we see or hear. 2. Were the problems or issues expressed effectively? Describe how the problems or issues were or were not best expressed. In the article, “The Role of Media Violence in Violent Crime Has Been exaggerated”, the issues were not expressed effectively. It expressed personal opinions and not enough research information to back up the issues that the author was trying to communicate to the audience. It shows no validity or truth in what was being expressed. In the second article, “Media Violence Promotes Violent Behavior”, the HUM/111
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author was effective in his expression of facts and reliable solutions. He showed validity and truth in the way he communicated with his audience. I also believe the problems and issue were expressed effectively on this matter. Each opposing article on Media Violence both explained their thoughts on this matter and the cause and effects that come along with Media Violence. Regarding Media Violence, one article explained that there are no real clear answers on how this can affect children because their behavior should include facts from the real world, not just causes from television. The other article explains that Media Violence has a big effect on viewers and that their actions usually rely on what social media has influenced. They both clearly discuss their concerns regarding this problem.
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This note was uploaded on 03/12/2012 for the course HUM 111 111 taught by Professor Nazaire during the Winter '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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