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DEVRY HUM 115 Week 3 Points of View
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Complete the following three-part assignment in a Microsoft® Word document.
Points of View
Choose a topic from the Opposing Viewpoints website accessed in the CWE. You can
access the Opposing Viewpoints in Context database by going to the University
Library, selecting Specialized Resources, and then clicking on Opposing Viewpoints
Here is a screencast showing you around Opposing Viewpoints. Check it out:
Choose a topic that can be argued. This is called a persuasive topic. (For example: An
old house is much better than a new house because of 1, 2, 3 and 4... With this topic
you have chosen a side to argue - an old house is better! ) Opposing Viewpoints has
many persuasive topics to choose from. Choose something you would like to know
more about - it will make this assignment more interesting! (Note: I do not accept
any topics on religion or abortion.)
Step 2: Paragraph #1 (at least 100 words): Without reading any literature on your
chosen topic, answer these questions:
Summarize the issue
Give your opinion on the issue/topic
Step #3: Paragraphs #2-5 Locate two articles on your chosen topic, one for and one
against the topic chosen (for example - they must be about opposing views on your
topic.) and discuss the following, in at least 100 words per article (one-two
paragraphs per article):
Is the information contained in the articles reliable? Are the authors credible or noncredible? Please explain.
Has your opinion changed after reading the articles? Explain your answer.
Can you accept the other side, even if you have not changed your mind about your
stance? Why or why not?
How has this enhnaced your critical thinking?
Use correct grammar, punctuation and spelling. Use Writepoint or a peer reviewer
to help with editing and revising.
Use at least one paragraph per article.
Cite your references.
Use an APA title page.
Submit your answers in the Assignment Files tab above.