"Liberating education consists in acts of cognition, not transferrals of information." -Paulo Friere

Monday, May 28, 2012

Logical Fallacies


Here is the power point that lists the thirteen logical fallacies that you need to know.

Here is an example of a great video made by students at IBSH to explain these fallacies.

Here is a video made by someone else to explain fallacies.

Your task is to make a short skit that illustrates the fallacy that you are assigned. Good luck!

Monday, May 21, 2012

Ethos, Logos, and Pathos

Here is the power point the explains our first concept in our Persuasion unit.

Persuasion: Ethos, Logos, and Pathos

Your task is to comment on this post with an example of a commercial. Your comment should include:

  • Your Name and 10A or 10B
  • The product being advertised (I prefer that you choose ads for products that you actually buy)
  • A link to the commercial on youtube
  • A paragraph that explains:
    • What method of persuasion the commercial is using--ethos, logos, or pathos.
    • Some details on how they are using this method (check the power point for ideas on how to do this)
    • Your opinion on how effective this commercial is in getting people to buy their product.
Your comment is due Friday, May 25, at 8 am.

Thursday, May 10, 2012