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    Credibility: I believe that two main things really detracted from my credibility during my informative speech. The first of these things was my personal credibility or relationship with the material. I stated that, “ I have always had a soft spot for animals” at around forty seconds into my speech, but never provided any information on why my audience should trust the information I was providing to them. It wasn’t until later in my speech when I demonstrated my own knowledge of the subject and sited

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    The rapid development of technology has made teaching outside the traditional classroom possible for teachers consequently providing learners with a broad range of access to course materials with 24/HR assists (Li & Irby, 2008, p. 1). Online education is a rapidly growing environment and has turned into a convenient way to participate in higher learning. Although some feel the lack of communication that is involved in online education is an issue, others notice that it is cheaper than going to

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    studies and ethnic scholars, of her claim that the struggles of American Indian women have had with their identities. Gunn Allen uses all three modes of persuasion to describe the struggles of American Indian women. She uses ethos to strengthen her credibility, logos to logically explain the issue, and pathos to emotionally explain the struggles of American Indian women have had with their identities. With ethos she tells us where she is from and how she got her information, which makes her more trustworthy

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    An effective argument is nothing if it’s not convincing to the audience; regardless of how much groundbreaking evidence an author has, they won’t sell a single book if it isn’t persuasive enough for people to pay attention. Marilyn Wedge is no stranger to these devices, as she uses numerous appeals throughout her book A Disease Called Childhood. Written in the height of what Wedge refers to as “an ADHD epidemic,” this book attempts to detail various causes and solutions to ADHD. In chapter six of

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    David Brooks in his New York Times article “The Power of Alturism” states that “the push of selfishness is matched by the pull of empathy and altruism” (Brooks,2016) in the beginning of his article. His thesis makes it very clear that he believes that people become selfish versus selfless when receiving reward for what humans do naturally without reward. Basically people are naturally altruistic without having to be rewarded for acts of selflessness and kindness. Brooks also argues that we should

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    fall into three categories” (9). Authorities is a credible source and this is able to build logical points. He is able to state his argument, reason it and back it up with outside information. Bykofsky also uses ethos to show credibility. Although he has little credibility, It’s important to note that he may be biased due to the fact that he is a columnist. He basically writes about what he likes and dislikes. We learn from the introduction that he “supports civil-rights and animal causes, he opposes

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    study presents four hypotheses. (1) Discussion participants who use Singlish will be deemed less credible and not as informative as those who use Standard English. (2) Participants who are novices will also be perceived as having less knowledge and credibility than those who are experts. (3) When Singlish is used, there will be a larger contribution of participants versus the use of Standard English. (4) The amount of participants will be less if the status of participants is novice as opposed to being

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    field, therefore making them very credible. It is a common household name. The next credible source in the advertisement is Sara McLachlan. Ethos or the ethical appeal means to convince an audience of the author’s credibility or character. The use of celebrities and musicians builds credibility in the viewers. Her emotional and moving lyrics can almost bring the viewer to tears. The words that she uses in her song and the gentle way her voice sounds allows the audience to feel as though she is a credible

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    Ethos In Juvenile Crimes

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    Ethos is a rhetorical device authors use to establish their credibility to speak authoritatively on a topic. To strengthen their arguments, they also use logos, or logical arguments and scientific data, and pathos to create an emotional reaction in the audience. In the ERWC Juvenile Justice unit, four different authors, with four different levels of ethos, discuss whether or not juveniles who have been charged with murder should be tried as adults in the adult court system. Most argue that minors

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    What makes an advertisement stand out the most? There are many ways that advertisements can catch the audience’s attention. To create the most effective advertisement, the author or company may use an emotional appeal in the image, use a credible source to gain the audience’s trust and create a more believable ad, or by simply creating an advertisement that uses logic and makes sense. The advertisement that has been chosen, is focused on the popular issue of drinking and driving. “Absolute Stupidity”

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    The author uses ethos in the beginning of her book to set up the whole novel. She shows her credibility to invite readers to believe what she tells them is the truth. The use of emotional stories is very effective towards connecting with audiences. Williams does this to clarify how much these world problems can effect everyday people. The author

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    The making of film, or the concept of it, has been around since the beginning of the 18th century. The lens of the camera has captured some of the most beautiful things, but also the most prejudice. Stereotypes of races, ethnicities, and gender have always been around but were widely considered acceptable in films of that era. Almost as long as there have been people filming, there have been people fighting for equality to be presented on the big screen. Danez Smith is one of these modern fighters

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    In this day and age that we live in, the presence of social media is extremely prevalent in all aspects of life, whether it be in business, sport, and politics or in our personal lives. In all of these aspects mentioned, social media can create awareness about a specific topic by informing and influencing people. But in order to understand the true impact that social media has on creating awareness about social issues, a few definition must first be understood. Firstly, what is activism? Activism

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    Memory Depression Information can be twisted easily just as the game of telephone works. Information is spread and bits and pieces can be added as well as taken away, causing inaccurate information. The importance of being able to detect a credible source against a noncredible source is essential to providing accurate information. Factors that can apply to having a faulty effect can be student grades, careers, social life, and education rank. Sources used are an online journal, a textbook, and

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    Can you imagine how it feels like to be a bilingual and the benefits it brings to your life?Bilingualism that was once considered a handicap, has proven to be beneficial for both children and adults. Many studies have found benefits of being bilingual or being to speak more than one language. Speaking another language can mean that you pay attention better and can be multitask better than monolinguals because we are constantly switching from one language to the other language. Even though some studies

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    1, Ethics is knowing the difference between right and wrong. Ethics is a thought process in figuring out whether something should or shouldn't be done. Example; I know shoplifting is wrong so it is unethical. Ethics are moral principles adopted by an individual or group to provide rules for right conduct. It is ethical to obey the law whether the law is based on morals or not. Example : Having car insurance is ethical and legal but not immoral. Key terms of ethical decision making 1, Ethic. 2, Community

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    Credibility in research is the trustworthiness or believability of a researcher’s methods, results, and conclusions. A researcher’s credibility is largely established by his or her social status. Altrichter, Posch, and Somekh (1993) state, “Hierarchy of credibility means that individuals of higher social rank are more credible (reliable) than individuals of lower social rank: the teacher is more reliable than the pupil, the headmaster is more reliable than the teacher, and so on” (p. 117). The commonly

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    Bauckham argues the importance and credibility of the eyewitnesses within the gospel. The eyewitnesses “set the oral traditions” as well as “ remained important figures (19).” The author then amends his original argument to include the reasoning behind only certain eyewitnesses being named. He states, “the gospels are much closer to the way the eyewitnesses told, “ than researchers and historians originally believed. These named individual, or major characters, became members of the early Christian

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    Trustworthiness and Credibility Parallel to the criteria of quantitative research as suggested by Guba (1981), such as internal validity, reliability, and objectivity, qualitative research has also different criteria for its evaluation (Lincoln, 1995). We considered the trustworthiness criteria as suggested by Guba and Lincoln (1985) such as credibility, confirmability or auditability, dependability, and transferability or fittingness of the study (Cutcliffe & McKenna, 1999; Lincoln & Guba, 1985;

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    Credibility and trustworthiness are important factors in the research process. Truthfulness, also referred to as validity, in quantitative research adds a stamp of approval because it truly measures what it is intended to measure (McMillan, J. H. 2015). According to Golafshani (2003), credibility simply refers to whether the results are accurately portrayed. The four most commonly strategies used in the quantitative research process are: observations, interviews, document analysis, and visual

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