Topic 8 Reading Exercise
Complete the exercises in the attached document, “Reading Exercises.” These exercises are in the textbook, refer to your text should you have questions or need further examples.
Social Issue Analysis and Response
The skills you have been practicing throughout the course will be assessed in this paper and conclude with you constructing your own argument on a position. Your argument can be a contradiction, a support, or an alteration of the argument you’ve research. Whichever you choose should be sufficiently supported with materials covered throughout the course and your own outside research.
This assignment should continue with the social issue research conducted in Topic 2
In 1,000-1,500 words
1. Summarize the position/argument researched and assess it for validity. This positions/argument should be presented in a clear logical form. This includes translating their rhetoric into: premises and a conclusion, identifying the category of propositions, and the quality and the quantity of the parts.
2. Identify the assumptions of the position by drawing inferences from its communicated proposition to its position regarding human dignity.
3. Construct a valid and sound argument that contradicts, challenges, or improves the position of the organization.
At least four academic peer-reviewed sources are required for this paper.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide.
All B.A. in Communication majors should save the final version of this assignment with edits that incorporate faculty feedback after grading. Students should also save the assignment directions. COM-490: Communication Capstone will require students to prepare a portfolio that showcases their work in the program. Please save this assignment in multiple locations. See the “Communication Professional Portfolio Guide” under course materials for further instructions.
Review Chapter 7 in the textbook.
Read “Martin Buber,” from the Jewish Virtual Library.
View “Evidence in Argument: Critical Thinking” from our Films on Demand database.