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dc.contributor.authorAjinkya, Julieen_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-12-02T17:27:25Z
dc.date.available2013-12-02T17:27:25Z
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1813/34553
dc.descriptionA winner of the James F. Slevin Assignment Sequence Prize, this sequence originates from the Department of Government, Govt 1101, Power and Politics: Bad Grrrls: Feminism, Religion, and Politics. The main goals are to teach students how to a) collect evidence on both sides of a controversial topic and b) use this evidence to determine a position, construct an argument, and write persuasively, adjusting analytical writing styles to different audiences. Essay 1: an academic position paper on a research topic of students' choice. Essay 2: an opinion article for a newspaper. Essay 3: a creative spoken monologue for an audience unfamiliar with their topic. Essay 4: a team debate case formed around two central questions from the course. Materials include a rationale for each assignment, the preparatory work, the students' assessment of the assignment, the instructor's assessment, and copies of handouts for such pre-writing work as brainstorming, outlining, and creating character profiles. 28 page pdfen_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.subjectgenreen_US
dc.subjectin-class activitiesen_US
dc.subjectoral presentations
dc.titlePersuasionen_US
dc.typelearning objecten_US


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