Evaluative writing when done well can be a level work

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Evaluative Writing (when done well can be "A" Level Work) Critical writing requires that the learner make judgments about what s/he has researched and reflected upon. Judging involves presenting your opinion , supporting your argument (often with data and facts), and identifying your reasons for your judgment. In evaluating ideas, you need to measure their influence and impact, check their validity , and verify their effectiveness . Your conclusion needs to be good enough to change people's minds, to convince them to make your ideas their own belief, to lead them to sharing their thought with others. General Policies Attendance: Students are expected to attend all class sessions, participate in all class activities, complete exams as scheduled, and turn in all assignments on time. An absence is assessed each time a student is not in attendance during a regularly scheduled class period, whether or not it is an excused absence. An instructor may withdraw a student from class prior to the sixth session in graduate courses if there are more than two unexcused absences. Students who have more than three absences, excused or unexcused, cannot be given a satisfactory grade. Diversity: Learning to work with and value diversity is essential in every degree program. Students are required to act respectfully toward other students and instructors throughout the course. Students are also expected to exhibit an appreciation for multinational and gender diversity in the classroom and develop leadership skills and judgment appropriate to such diversity in the workplace. Students with Disabilities: National University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Students seeking special accommodations due to a disability must submit an application with supporting documentation, as explained under this subject heading
Course Outline 6 in the General Catalog. Instructors are require to provide such accommodations if they receive written notification from the University. Ethics: Ethical behavior in the classroom is required of every student. Students are also expected to identify ethical policies and practices relevant to course topics. Civility: As a diverse community of learners, students must strive to work together in a setting of civility, tolerance, and respect for each other and for the instructor. Rules of classroom behavior include but are not limited to the following: -Conflicting opinions among members of a class are to be respected and responded to in a professional manner. -Side conversations or other distracting behaviors are not to be engaged in during lectures, class discussions or presentations -There are to be no offensive comments, language, or gestures Technology: Students are expected to be competent in using word-processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software in this course. Use of the Internet and E-Mail may also be required. However, use of computers during class is distracting except in connection with a computer-based class activity.

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