Nalyzing current Fallacies; Peer Counseling on Writing
A. Identifying Fallacies in Current Real-Life Examples–Find 4
1. Do (Web) research to find and post 4 current real-life examples in direct quotes that contain fallacies
examples from political ads, info commercials, newspapers, magazines, etc. Your 4 examples should be logically unacceptable, clearly quoted, published this year, and involving 4 different fallacies. Please give clear source info for each example:
1.Authors name [if given]
2.Article title [in”]
3.Website or magazine, newspaper title [italicized]
4.Publication day, month, year [as given]
5.Link [if Web]
2. Identify the fallacies in the examples and explain why you think so, one by one. Be logical and responsible with your fallacy identifications. Give 2 fallacy identifications that you feel Confident about and 2 fallacy identifications you feel Not So Confident about. Hint: Copy and use the given colored headings for your 2+2 examples/fallacy identifications.
B. Analyzing Onei??s Own Writing
1.Of the three (3) writing standards (unity, coherence, support), which standard do you feel the most confident about? Explain how you normally write and what specific writing strategies (e.g., title, thesis, topic sentence) you often use to stay strong at this standard. Offer 1-2 concrete, helpful tips on writing.
2.Of the three (3) writing standards, which standard do you feel the least confident about? Explain which writing strategies (e.g., key-term repetition, parallelism, logical orders) for the standard that you do not understand or hardly know and use. Be open and clear so that your peers can help you.
3.From one (or more) credible academic [.edu] or government [.gov] source, find informative comments on these and give them in direct quotes with author info, website title and link:
1. Qualities and characteristics of strong writing;
2. Importance or/and expectations of strong writing in todays job market.