Critiquing an Argument and Evaluating a Product or Place
Refer to and reflect on the persuasive advertising strategies and the logical fallacies listed in this weekÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s module content.
Include a link to an advertisement related to your personal interest interest (nike commercial or any sports brand advertisement) that you have observed recently. Feel free to include links to videos, still images, or audio clips.
Discuss how several of the persuasive techniques and fallacies apply to the advertisement.
Describe any fallacies you located in the advertisement
Describe how your claims logically support your thesis statement as well-supported premises.
End your post with any questions or concerns you have regarding the appeal to logic, the use of supporting evidence, the role of claims in an argument or fallacies you might have in regard to your own writing.
Alternatives to Prison
There has been quite a bit of controversy over the use of boot camps, particularly for juveniles. Discuss briefly the purpose of boot campus and one controversy surrounding the use of boot camps. (See the following video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1sqdqFYbdA.)
Make sure to comment on at least two classmates’ posts. Make sure your comment is relevant and informative. It is imperative that you demonstrate critical thinking in your own post as well as in your responses to classmates.