In Module/Week 8, you must complete a Discussion Board Forum. Upon completing Module/Week 8 Reading & Study items, you will be well equipped to respond with a thread and at least 1 reply that shows your ability to understand and practice reading, writing, and rhetoric within the context of a biblical worldview; write with clarity; recognize standard usage in English grammar; and apply knowledge of sentence structure to basic sentence editing and revision. (Syllabus MLOs: A, C, E, F, G and Module/Week 8 LOs: 1, 2, 3)
This course utilizes the Post-First feature in all Discussion Board Forums. This means you will only be able to read and interact with your classmates’ threads after you have submitted your thread in response to the provided prompt. For additional information on Post-First, click here for a tutorial.
In Module/Week 8, you will write a 250–300-word Visual Argument critique (Part I)
After reading pages 83–97 in your Practical Argument textbook and pages 83–87 in your A Writer’s Reference textbook, write a fully developed critical response to the visual on page 93 in your Practical Argument textbook. The original blog post link has also been included below and in the Reading & Study folder so you can read the fine print that may be illegible in the textbook.
As you compose your Visual Argument critique,
a. Review the “Template for Responding to Visual Arguments” on page 97.
b. Be sure to consider the artist’s means of persuasion.
c. End your visual analysis with an assessment of the effectiveness of Londa’s visual.
d. Cite all references—including the visual—in the documentation style related to your major course of study (MLA, APA, or Turabian). You must cite the visual in your thread.
e. Include 250–300 words. (This parameter helps to promote writing that is thorough yet concise enough to permit your classmates to read all the submissions.)
f. Write MLA, APA, or Turabian in the title of your thread as follows: Title–Citation style (e.g., “Silence the Violence: A Visual Argument Critique – APA”). Check your A Writer’s Reference to verify your citations.
g. Review the Discussion Board Forum Grading Rubric before submitting.