Resource Center for Argument, 1st Edition
- ISBN-10: 1111828199
- ISBN-13: 9781111828196
- 1 Pages | Mixed Media
- COPYRIGHT: 2012 Published
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.
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.