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ENG 102 - Dieckmann - Spring 2017: Start Here

This course guide provides website suggestions and access to library databases to help you find cause and effect evidence for your Causal Argument Essay.

ENG 102 Assignments

Review the material in Chapter 13 of Practical Argument on composing a causal argument essay.  See especially page 448 for a model organizational structure for this assignment (reproduced in the middle of this page).

Find a Topic! Refine Topic Ideas.

Need help selecting a topic? Use the tabs at the top of this guide to explore websites and databases in order to identify a topic of interest. Browse the subject/topics area of the Controversial Topics databases; each database offers a browsing section. 

Find a Topic; Examine Causes & Consider Effects

This course guide provides website suggestions and access to library databases to help you SELECT a topic and then find cause and effect evidence for your Causal Argument Essay. Select TABS above to navigate through the guide to access library resources and explore useful websites. Make sure to scroll down each page in the guide to see all of the available resources. 

Causal Argument Model Organizational Structure

Kirszner, Laurie G. and Mandell, Stephen R. Practical Argument: A Text and Anthology. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2014. 448. Print.

 

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