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Educating Opinions

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I ask students to explore an online newsource, which is not corporate funded, and find two articles or video editorials. One should express a view with which they agree and the other a view with which they disagree.  They must summarize both views before ripping apart the view with which they agree. I provide the students with pro/con grids.
Material Type: Assignment
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: April 30, 2012
Date Modified in MERLOT: August 17, 2014
Submitter: Lucia Akdeniz
Keywords: Summarizing, Analyzing Sources, Multiple Points of Views, Rebuttals

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