The Purposeful Argument: A Practical Guide

Author: Harry Phillips

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781285974446

Category: Education

Page: 624

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Emphasizing the practical and the local, THE PURPOSEFUL ARGUMENT: A PRACTICAL GUIDE, 2E effectively brings argument into real life with community-based writing activities, illustrating that the tools and skills of argument are critical to success now-and well beyond. With a focus on accessibility, the text encourages students to argue in response to issues in a variety of environments-school, workplace, family, neighborhood, social-cultural, consumer, and concerned citizen-and learn how argument can become an essential negotiating skill in everyday life. It offers thorough treatments of Toulmin-based and Rogerian approaches to argument as well as teaches the value of fully understanding the opposition, the importance of aiming for the middle ground, and how to use a microhistory to forge an unconventional position. The only introduction to argument written with the today's diverse student body in mind, THE PURPOSEFUL ARGUMENT uses vivid explanations, detailed examples, and practical exercises to guide students step by step through the process of building an effective argument. In addition, a rich anthology of arguments covers a wide range of today's leading issues. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
The Purposeful Argument: A Practical Guide with APA 7e Updates

Author: Harry Phillips

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780357138755

Category: Education

Page: 704

View: 485

Written for today's diverse learners, THE PURPOSEFUL ARGUMENT: A PRACTICAL GUIDE, 3rd Edition, equips you with skills that are critical to success in school and well beyond. Extremely accessible, it encourages learners to argue in response to issues in a variety of environments -- school, workplace, family, neighborhood, social-cultural, consumer, and concerned citizen -- and illustrates how argument can become an essential negotiating skill in everyday life. Offering thorough treatments of Toulmin-based and Rogerian approaches, it teaches the value of understanding the opposition, the importance of aiming for the middle ground and how to use a microhistory to forge an unconventional position. Vivid explanations, detailed examples and practical exercises guide you step by step through the process of building an effective argument. A rich anthology of arguments covers current issues. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
The Purposeful Argument: A Practical Guide, Brief Edition

Author: Harry Phillips

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781285982847

Category: Education

Page: 432

View: 884

Emphasizing the practical and the local, THE PURPOSEFUL ARGUMENT: A PRACTICAL GUIDE, BRIEF EDITION, 2E effectively brings argument into real life with community-based writing activities, illustrating that the tools and skills of argument are critical to readers today-and well beyond. With a focus on accessibility, the text encourages students to argue in response to issues in a variety of environments-school, workplace, family, neighborhood, social-cultural, consumer, and concerned citizen-and learn how argument can become an essential negotiating skill in everyday life. It offers thorough treatments of Toulmin-based and Rogerian approaches to argument as well as teaches the value of fully understanding the opposition, the importance of aiming for the middle ground, and how to use a microhistory to forge an unconventional position. The only introduction to argument written with the today's diverse student body in mind, THE PURPOSEFUL ARGUMENT uses vivid explanations, detailed examples, and practical exercises to guide students step by step through the process of building an effective argument. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
The Purposeful Argument

Author: Harry Phillips

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337284939

Category:

Page: 432

View: 424

Emphasizing the practical and the local, THE PURPOSEFUL ARGUMENT: A PRACTICAL GUIDE, BRIEF EDITION, 2E effectively brings argument into real life with community-based writing activities, illustrating that the tools and skills of argument are critical to success in school-and well beyond. With a focus on accessibility, the text encourages students to argue in response to issues in a variety of environments-school, workplace, family, neighborhood, social-cultural, consumer, and concerned citizen-and learn how argument can become an essential negotiating skill in everyday life. It offers thorough treatments of Toulmin-based and Rogerian approaches to argument as well as teaches the value of fully understanding the opposition, the importance of aiming for the middle ground, and how to use a micro-history to forge an unconventional position. The only introduction to argument written with the today's diverse student body in mind, THE PURPOSEFUL ARGUMENT uses vivid explanations, detailed examples, and practical exercises to guide students step by step through the process of building an effective argument. Each student text is packaged with a free Cengage Essential Reference Card to the MLA HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition.
The Purposeful Argument: A Practical Guide

Author: Harry Phillips

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1428230726

Category: Education

Page: 624

View: 781

THE PURPOSEFUL ARGUMENT: A PRACTICAL GUIDE encourages students to recognize where argument fits into their lives and how it can be a practical response to the issues in a variety of communities -- School, Workplace, Family, Neighborhood, Social-Cultural, Consumer, and Concerned Citizen. When students are encouraged to honor and respond to issues that matter to them, their investment becomes evident and their writing purposeful. Students learn how argument can become an essential negotiating skill in their lives -- both in school and beyond. With a focus on accessibility, THE PURPOSEFUL ARGUMENT relies on clear explanations, explicit examples, and practical step-by-step exercises that guide students through the process of building an argument. An innovative anthology of arguments and readings, arranged by community, covers a wide range of cutting-edge issues that address concerns of many student writers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
The Purposeful Argument: A Practical Guide (with 2019 APA Updates and MLA 2021 Update Card)

Author: Harry Phillips

Publisher:

ISBN: 0357792645

Category: Education

Page:

View: 785

Written for today's diverse student body, THE PURPOSEFUL ARGUMENT: A PRACTICAL GUIDE, 3rd Edition, empowers you with essential negotiating skills for everyday life -- tools that will serve you well wherever your career takes you. Vivid explanations, detailed examples and practical exercises guide you step by step through the process of building an effective argument. The text equips you to argue in response to issues in a variety of environments: school, workplace, family, neighborhood, social-cultural, consumer and concerned citizen. It provides thorough treatments of Toulmin-based and Rogerian approaches and emphasizes the value of understanding the opposition, aiming for the middle ground and using a microhistory to forge an unconventional position. In addition, a rich anthology of arguments covers a wide range of current issues. Also available: MindTap digital learning solution.
Participation, Interaction and Meaning Construction in a University-level Course Using a Computer Bulletin Board as a Supplement to Regular Class Discussions

Author: Judith Beatriz Pena-Perez

Publisher:

ISBN: CORNELL:31924087253914

Category: Computer bulletin boards

Page: 554

View: 188

The results showed that participation in the BBS discussions was low and students, in general, did not perceive online discussions as having an impact on their learning. However, a closer look at the content of the BBS discussions showed that students engaged in a knowledge construction process, interactive to a certain level, that included a process of clarification, elaboration, and interpretation.