John Nordin    COMM 1313W: Analysis of Argument


The objectives of Analysis of Argument are:

1) To improve your ability to a) evaluate b) construct and c) defend ethical and responsible arguments, and

2) To improve the quality of your writing.

3) To improve your research skills.

Note: Students in a current class should always consult the Moodle site first before coming here.


Office Hours are held in my office at Ford Hall 288

Moodle site

Topics

Getting started
Toulmin model
Claim types
Context and credibility
Presenting arguments
Evidence
Rebuttal: responding to arguments
Forms of reasoning
Special applications of argumentation
Visual arguments

Assignments

Case studies

Useful links

Apropos of nothing


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