Are some people’s phones smarter than them? 

  For our first topic, we will write an example that incorporates all we have spent time discussing these past weeks.  An example begins with a general statement based on an opinion, a piece of advice, an observation to share. The then defends the statement  using anecdotal evidence and support for your statement.  Essentially, you… Continue reading Are some people’s phones smarter than them? 

*select a topic that interests you and one in which you think may interest your audience

  *Review the Informative Speech Rubric under Course Documents *Review the Informative Speech Power Point under Course Documents *Review the Delivery Tips Power Point under Course Documents *Review the Speech Requirements Document under Course Documents *Read Chapter 5 (remember the textbook is a great source which provides tools and guidance as you are preparing your… Continue reading *select a topic that interests you and one in which you think may interest your audience

Describe any techniques the speaker uses to support the claims.

use this video link  Stevenson, Bryan. “We Need to Talk about an Injustice.” TED,  February 2012, https://www.ted.com/talks/bryan_stevenson_we_need_to_talk_about_an_injustice. and answer the questions below. MLA format 200 words.   Watch the required video. When you are finished, answer the following questions in your initial posting: 1. What are the main claims the speaker gives you in the video? Summarize… Continue reading Describe any techniques the speaker uses to support the claims.

Make a connection to the readings, videos or recordings for the week.

Online Discussion Activity: You are required to make a post to the course online discussion forum. The posts will be graded on a 25 point scale; you can view the full rubric for this discussion assignment via the steps in the following webpage: How do I view the rubric for my graded discussion? (Links to an external… Continue reading Make a connection to the readings, videos or recordings for the week.

Criteria for success: your answer should be a paragraph of at least two sentences.

   Review the files “Resources at Pierce College” and “Pierce College Campus”. Identify two services that you plan to use at Pierce College. Describe how you plan to use these services and how often you will use it (For example – using the “Book Study Rooms” to set up a study group that meets once… Continue reading Criteria for success: your answer should be a paragraph of at least two sentences.

After watching the speech, write a clear and thoughtful response to each of the questions below.

You need to watch the speech in its entirety and provide an analysis of the speech. Your responses should reflect an understanding of the principles involved in writing and presenting effective speeches. After watching the speech, write a clear and thoughtful response to each of the questions below. While there is no required length of… Continue reading After watching the speech, write a clear and thoughtful response to each of the questions below.

3)      the parts of the readings they found confusing or unclear

Read Perfection on a Plate: Readings in the South Asian Traditional Queer Kitchen (EAA ch. 20 page 393-406) The book link: Eating Asian America (ipfs.io)  The following are probing questions.  Please answer all the questions  (1-2 page MLA format)  1)      the important concepts and terms of the readings 2)      the most important arguments of the… Continue reading 3)      the parts of the readings they found confusing or unclear