HUM 115 Week 3 Points of View

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HUM 115 Week 3 Points of View
Complete the following three-part assignment in a single Microsoft® Word document.
Step 1 of 3:
Provide your personal opinion on one of the following issues, in at least 100 words.

  • Healthcare system

  • Climate change

  • National debt

  • Ask your instructor for approval of a social, political or educational issue.

Step 2 of 3:

  • Locate two articles from the University Library or the Internet (do not use Wikipedia) and discuss the following, in 100 words per article (200 words for both):

  • Is the information contained in the articles reliable? Explain.

  • Are the authors credible or non-credible? Why or why not?

  • Is the article credible?

**FYI - Before responding to these questions, it may be helpful to review the following readings from Week 3:  Chapter 5 of Thinking Critically by Chaffee which details source reliability and Chapter 12 of Critical Thinking: Tools for Taking Charge of Your Learning and Your Life by Paul & Elder which examines media (messenger) reliability and credibility.
Step 3 of 3:
Reflect on your original opinion of your topic in at least 50 words. Include responses to the following questions in your response:

  • Which of the two articles was more persuasive? Why?

  • Has your opinion changed after reading the articles? Why or why not?

  • What type of information and research would you need to change your opinion if it did not change?

Cite your references.
Format your responses consistent with APA guidelines.
Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.
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