ENCS 272 Final Exam Summer 2016
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PART 1: Short Answer (8 marks)
From the terms listed below, select 4 and provide a precise yet concise definition
ENCS 272 -N
Composition and Argumentation for Engineers (Fall 2016)
Department: Centre for Engineering in Society
Lecture time and location: Friday 8:45 -11:30 / H 507
Instructor: Artur Matos Alves, Ph.D.
Email: [email protected]
An Introduction Argumentation
Persuasion vs. Argument
Persuasion and argument are often used
Persuasion is a broad term, which includes
many tactics designed to move people to a
position, a belief, or a course of action
Argument is a sp
C H A P T E R
O N E
What Is an Argument?
(And What Is Not?)
THIS IS A BOOK ABOUT ARGUMENT. It is about the nature of argumentswhat arguments
are and the different structures they haveand about the standards for judging arguments to be good or bad. It is
A BUSINESS GUIDE
TO VISUAL COMMUNICATION
A COLUMN FIVE COMPANY
WHY WORDS ALONE
As humans, we are biologically wired to process the world visually. We
understand images instantlylong before we learn the language to
Paper and Other
Essential Paper Prototyping Kit
Progressive Paper Prototyping
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General Safety Guidelines
This general safety document concerns all the District 3 Makerspace users. Reading
and understanding this document is a
mandatory first step to meeting the general
safety requirements that applies to the CNC Router, Laser Cutter
The Dragon in My Garage
[M]agic, it must be remembered, is an art which demands
collaboration between the artist and his public.
The Myth of the Magus (1948)
fire-breathing dragon lives in my garage.' Suppose (I'm
following a group the
Do Artifacts Have Politics?
Author(s): Langdon Winner
Source: Daedalus, Vol. 109, No. 1, Modern Technology: Problem or Opportunity? (Winter,
1980), pp. 121-136
Published by: The MIT Press on behalf of American Academy of Arts & Sciences
Stable URL: http:/
There is an inner logic, and we're taught to stay far from it
It is simple and elegant, but it's cruel and antithetic
And there's no effort to reveal it .
Bad Religion, 'Inner Logic'
What is smart thinking?
There are many words associated
' Darrell Huff
How to lie-With Statistics
Dar-rail Huf mrelnnce swim; expend-art air m'n'cfc into .1 book with the 1mm: zinu (Narmujlp).
i '1 The average Yalemzul, Class of 24:, " Time magazine reported last yezui after
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Ch ap ter 1
One cannot not communicate.
Watzlawick, Beavin and Jackson, Pragmatics of Human
h i s c h a p t e r p r o v i d e s a general introduction and background to the
whole book by explaining four importa
Writing Recommendation Reports
What should we do next?
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hen the London Millennium Footbridge across the River
Thames opened in 2000, it was a big hit. Wit
2.A PRACTICAL LOOK AT USING WIREFRAMES
Who Uses Wireframes?
Why Should Anyone Use Wireframes?
How Should I Use Wireframes?
3.50 SHADES OF WIREFRAMES
Wireframing & Prototyping Convergence
Choosing Your Wireframe Style
ENCS 272 Final Exam Winter 2017
Students Full Name: _Student I.D. Number _
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PART 1: Short Answer (8 marks)
From the terms listed below, select 4 and
262 Chapter Thirteen
and nervous system are wired. Our mind finds shape, boundaries, and
size in objects of its environment. It simplifies details by nding connec-
tions in them or imposing connections on them. These patterns eventually
shape our cognitio
Presentation to a small group
This chapter covers:
9 The basic principles for preparation.
9 A PhD oral examination.
9 A presentation to a review panel, e.g. a design interview, a
presentation to a funding organization.
ENCS 272: Oral Presentation
As a group you will research the activities of the campus organization called District
3. District 3 currently has a number of projects. Develop and propose a project that
Brief History of Communications
Process of Communication
Latin communicare - "to share, divide out; impart, inform; join,
unite, participate in," lit. "to
Formal Engineering Report
Your report should:
Investigate real contemporary issue in engineering
Show you have researched topic area
Propose to change or course of action in the topic
Contribute to the overall understanding of t
Visual Literacy and Document Design
in Our Culture
Visual Literacy and Doc Design in Our Culture
1. What is visual literacy/visual thinking/visual rhetoric?
2. Why learn about visual literacy/visual thinking/visual rhetoric?
3. What is docu
What is an observation
Use one or more of the senses to gather
information about the world or the immediate
Take Note of the Differences
In laboratory exercises, record observations
Inferences may be used when wri
Reading and Evaluating
To recognize the elements of an argument
To recognize types of arguments
To evaluate arguments
To recognize errors in logical reasoning
An argument presents logical reasons
and evidence to support a vi
Identify strengths of team members (and allocate
work tasks accordingly).
Assign specific roles and responsibilities.
Designate a project manager.
Establish ground rules. (What happens with missed
appointments or co
Technical documentation how to prepare
Next weeks assignment
(print, bring to class)
Topic memo for final project (Group score: 10%)
Each project group (2/3) will submit one
collaboratively crafted topic memo (600 words)
MacLennan, Jennifer. Readings for Technical Communication.
: Oxford University Press, . p 168
Copyright Oxford University Press. . All rights reserved.
May not be reproduced in any form without permission from the
Punctuation exercise (commas, semicolons,
colons, dashes, italics, parentheses)
The men in question Harold Keene, Jim Peterson, and Gerald Greene
2. Several countries participated in the airlift Italy, Belgium, France, and