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Resource Center for Argument 1st Edition

Wadsworth

  • Published
  • 1 Pages

Overview

Resources for Argument offers a variety of online activities for students to practice and refine their understanding of argument via interactive research and writing modules, visual arguments, classroom discussion ideas, sample student papers, and annotated articles from across the disciplines.

  • Research Modules include topics such as finding primary documents, recognizing bias, conducting Internet searches, and more.
  • Writing Modules feature information on analyzing your audience, timing your argument correctly, and using statistics in your arguments.
  • Visual Arguments include guidance on using PowerPoint to build an argument; 10 images and corresponding questions to help spur discussion; and 15 news clips with argument paper writing suggestions.
  • Jumpstart Discussions include 45 ideas to help start discussions in the classroom.
  • The Sample Papers section includes 3 sample student papers.
  • Annotated Articles feature articles from the fields of health, literature, history, business, and science.
1. RESEARCH MODULES.
Finding Primary Documents. Recognizing Bias. Creating Keyword Queries. Evaluating Blogs for Credibility. Conducting Boolean Searches. Use RSS Feeds for Information Trapping.
2. WRITING MODULES.
Audience Analysis. Building a Foundation for Your Argument. Timely Arguments. Practice Paraphrasing. Summarizing Opposing Viewpoints. Prewriting Techniques. Micro-history Models. Middle-Ground Models. Sample Toulmin, Regerian. Middle-Ground, and Micro-history Arguments. Toulmin Models. Claim Examples. Definition Argument Case Studies. Developing Claims for Case Studies. Historical Timelines. Using Qualifiers. Using Statistics. Avoiding Stylistic Mistakes and Designing Paragraphs.
3. VISUAL ARGUMENTS.
Reading and Creating Visual Arguments. Images. Videos.
4. JUMPSTART DISCUSSIONS.
5. ANNOTATED ARTICLES.

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Resource Center for Argument, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781111941161
Resources for Argument offers a variety of activities for students to practice and refine their understanding of the fundamentals of argument. This robust website features sections on Research (including information on finding primary documents, recognizing bias, conducting Internet searches and more); Writing (including information on analyzing audience, timing argument correctly, using statistics in arguments, and more); Visual Arguments (including information on using PPT to build an argument, ten images and corresponding questions to help spur discussion, and fifteen news clips with argument paper writing suggestions); Jumpstart Discussions (includes forty-five ideas to help start discussions in the classroom); Sample Papers (includes three sample student papers); and Annotated Articles (annotated articles from the fields of health, literature, history, business, and science).

FOR STUDENTS

Resource Center for Argument, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781111941161
Resources for Argument offers a variety of activities for you to practice and refine your understanding of the fundamentals of argument. This robust website features sections on Research (including information on finding primary documents, recognizing bias, conducting Internet searches and more); Writing (including information on analyzing your audience, timing your argument correctly, using statistics in your arguments, and more); Visual Arguments (including information on using PPT to build an argument, ten images and corresponding questions to help spur discussion, and fifteen news clips with argument paper writing suggestions); Jumpstart Discussions (includes forty-five ideas to help start discussions in the classroom); Sample Papers (includes three sample student papers); and Annotated Articles (annotated articles from the fields of health, literature, history, business, and science).