Over the next several weeks, you will be developing an analysis of a debatable claim. You will select a TED Talk that presents a persuasive argument on a debatable issue. Be sure to record the title, speaker information, and URL for your selected TED Talk.
In a two- to three-page summary, address the following questions.
· What is the topic of the TED Talk?
· What is the angle or argument that the speaker presents?
· What is the purpose of TED Talk? What does the speaker want the audience to do with the information they are presented with?
· Rhetorical Situations
· Who is the target audience for the TED Talk? Why does this matter?
· What is the context of the TED Talk? What historical or current event information does the audience need to understand the argument?
· What rhetorical appeals (reason, emotion, credibility) does the speaker use to help strengthen the argument?
· What types of evidence are used?
· Does the evidence seem credible? Why or why not?
· What additional information do you want to know about the topic?
· How does the speaker introduce the topic? Is it compelling?
· How does the speaker conclude the talk? What methods does the speaker use to finalize the talk?
Remember to submit your assignment by the end of the week.
Analyzing Debatable Claims Rubric
Analyzing Debatable Claims Rubric
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Topic/Angle/Purpose Analysis
Topic, angle, and purpose are summarized to help build a foundation for understanding the argument.
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Rhetorical Situations Analysis
There is a clear evaluation of the use of rhetorical conventions including rhetorical appeals, audience, and context.
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Evidence Analysis
Evidence from the talk is reviewed and assessed for credibility, usage, and rhetorical effectiveness.
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Style Analysis
Attention is paid to style conventions utilized. Value judgments are conveyed concerning the effectiveness of the argument.
This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Mechanics
Standard language conventions are used appropriate to academic and professional communication. Attention is paid to grammar, syntax, spelling, and punctuation. Citations are in APA format.
Total Points: 100.0
Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.
You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.Read more
Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.Read more
Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.Read more
Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.Read more
By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.Read more