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UGS 302 - Science Fiction and Politics - Chapman


In Class

Take a minute to read a little bit of each article on your own (you won't be able to read all of the articles during class) and look through the article, noticing their structures and any other characteristics you think are important.

Then, talk about the following at your table (be ready to discuss with the larger group):

  1. What would you call each of these articles (or what type of article is each one)? How do you know?
  2. Who wrote each of these articles? Who published them? Why do we care?
  3. What do you know about how each of these articles was created? Why does that matter?
  4. Are these articles credible? What questions do you ask yourselves to help decide this?
  5. Are these articles appropriate to use in your presentation/paper assignment? Why or why not?

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