Introduction to Argumentation and Persuasion

MWF1 1:00pm - 2:20pm

David Mycoff

Students will learn to evaluate and to construct argumentative essays. Topics will include strategies of persuasion, both traditional and Rogerian; logical fallacies; basic bibliographic searches; conventions of documentation; selective review of grammar and usage. Writing assignments will include a critique of an assigned argumentative essay; two original argumentative essays; and one researched argumentative essay. There will be required drafts and revisions.

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