Information technology is truly amazing: our phones and computers are such a part of our lives that it’s hard to imagine life without them. (Have you ever panicked when you forgot your phone at home?) They are so convenient and powerful, but they also have a dark side: they open us up to control, manipulation and having our most private and important information stolen. This next section of the class will look several different issues related to information technology, privacy and security.Continue reading
Goal: Write a well-organized and thoughtful 5-paragraph essay
Outline due May 22; First Draft due May 24th; Final Draft due May 29th)
- From Paragraph to Essay
“A whole is that which has a beginning, a middle, and an end.” –Aristotle, Poetics, written in about 350 B.C.E.
In a debate, there are two sides: The Pro side (for), and The Con side (against). Each side uses arguments and counter arguments to try to “win the debate.” Goal for this class: to identify the arguments and counter arguments in a debate about nuclear energy.Continue reading
What is a paragraph?
- 1.a distinct section of a piece of writing, usually dealing with a single theme and indicated by a new line, indentation, or numbering.