Week 3 class work

Week 3 all assignment due by 03/02/2015

Calendar   

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Monday

Buying a Car Scenario Discussion   

First Post Due by 11:59PM

Second Post (Suggested)

Third Post (Suggested)  

Final Post Due by 11:59PM

Deductive and Inductive Arguments Discussion   

First Post Due by 11:59PM

Second Post (Suggested)

Third Post (Suggested)  

Final Post Due by 11:59PM

Readings Quiz       

Due by 11:59PM

Media Quiz       

Due by 11:59PM

Inductive vs. Deductive Argument Quiz       

Due by 11:59PM

Library Quiz       

Due by 11:59PM

Required Resources

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Text An introduction to logic Chapter 3: Deductive and Inductive Arguments Section 1.4: The Branches of Logic

 

Multimedia Ashford University (2013). Section 2.4: Academic and scholarly vs. popular sources . In Ashford University library research tutorial. Ashford University Library, Ashford University, San Diego, CA.   This tutorial will aid students in differentiating between scholarly and popular sources. Ashford University (2013). Unit 6: Searching for websites and online resources . In Ashford University library research tutorial. Ashford University Library, Ashford University, San Diego, CA.   This tutorial will aid students in their ability to search for and identify web resources during their research. Ashford University. (Producer). (2013). Week three introduction [Video file]. Retrieved from http://ashford.mediaspace.kaltura.com/media/Week+Three+Introduction/0_8sgl3veb This video introduces students to the themes and activities for the week.  Transcript Jcr610. (2010). Examined Life: Martha Nussbaum [Video file]. Retrieved from  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbcGbflpFzI   This video presents an argument that attempts to counter historical social contract theory. Students will analyze the video’s premises, conclusions, and presuppositions. Transcript Lalla, M. (2006, June 18). Charlie Chaplin final speech in The Great Dictator [Video file]. Retrieved from  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QcvjoWOwnn4   This video will help students question the foundations of a just society. Transcript available. NASCAR Tango. (2008, Mar. 16). Alan Keyes and Barack Obama speak about homosexuality [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGOXJI-fZmQ   This video provides opportunities for students to analyze arguments. Transcript Rhawk301. (2006, June 15). Alex Jones from Waking Life [Video] Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJXspT2VtOE   This video provides opportunities for students to examine concepts that relate to critical thinking as critique. Transcript available. Taylor, S. (Executive producer). (2012). Afghanistan: Girl power! [Video file]. Available from the Films On Demand database. This video analyzes women’s rights in Afghanistan and presents topics that relate to logical argumentation and lack of factual evidence in constructing social norms.

Interactive Learning Activities Buying a Car This scenario will help introduce students to evaluating arguments. Inductive and Deductive Arguments This practice activity will help students differentiate between inductive and deductive arguments.

Transcripts Democratic Underground. (2011). Alex Jones’ rant from Waking Life [Transcript]. Retrieved from http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=104×3492600 Ganjavi, R. (n.d). Final speech of The Great Dictator by Charlie Chaplin [Transcript]. Retrieved from http://home.datacomm.ch/rezamusic/chaplin_speech.html Monty Python and the holy grail script part 1 . (2009). In MontyPython.net [Transcript]. Retrieved from http://www.montypython.net/grailmm1.php#Scene 5

 

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