Inference and Interpretation
Read in Chapter 5 in your text Exhibit 5.12 (page 122) and reflect on how you sometimes form your views and perspectives regardless of data or evidence to the contrary.
Based on your readings, research, and experiences as well as your study and consideration of the Exhibit above, select and analyze one issue that is now in the national debate, on health, education, climate change, role of the US foreign policy, United Nations, undocumented workers, or unions and the minimum wage. In writing your essay, consider how your thinking impacts how you give meaning to events, social issues, or facts.
Select one issue as your topic for the essay.
Include the following points (see also Exhibit 5.1, p.103):
- Profundity – your depth of knowledge on a topic
The essay is a roadmap of how your mind works. Therefore, there is no right or wrong answer. The goal is to support your critical thinking based on readings from text, articles, or discussions in class.
- Your essay should be 4-5 pages.
- Incorporate three scholarly sources that are not required or recommended readings for this course. Cite and reference your sources properly.
- Format your essay, including all citations and references, according to APA Requirements.