Discussion Board 10: Persuasion
In this discussion, you will share a personal experience you had being persuaded by a speaker.
Objectives: Analyze the goals and guidelines of a persuasive speech. Explore the three types of persuasive speeches and the fallacies of logical, emotional, and credibility appeals.
Instructions: Step 1: Respond to the following:
Consider a time when you listened to a persuasive speech and felt moved in beliefs, attitudes, values, or actions. Share how the speaker persuaded you. Why was the speaker effective, in your opinion? Fallacies of the argument are common in persuasive speeches. Which fallacy do you feel is the most common in our culture right now? Why?
Discussion Board 10: Final Assessment Preparation
Students will discuss the most essential topics covered in Modules 6-9 as a review for the final assessment.
Objectives: Highlight the important concepts of microbe-human interaction in health and in infection and disease. Outline and discuss the body’s immune system: 1st Line of Immunity, 2nd Line of Immunity, and 3rd Line of Immunity (specific or acquired immunity).
Explain the phenotypic, genotypic, and immunologic methods to identify pathogens and diagnose infections.
Discuss in detail the structure and disease process of the pathogens associated with human disease including Gram (+) and Gram (-) cocci, Gram (+) and Gram (-) bacilli and miscellaneous bacterial pathogens.
Discuss in detail the structure and disease process of the pathogens associated with human disease including fungi, parasites, and viruses. Instructions: Step 1: Respond to the following:
Discuss at least 3 important topics related to the course content for Modules 6-9 as a tool to prepare for the final assessment.
Description In this discussion, you will prepare for the final assessment by identifying challenging content areas and planning how you will strengthen your knowledge in each of these areas.
Step 1: Respond to the following:
A key part of studying for an exam is knowing where to focus your study time. In this course you have covered a good deal of content; identifying the content areas you found most challenging is a great way to focus your studying for the final assessment.
Identify at least three content areas from this course you believe you need to review before taking the final assessment. List the three areas and explain some of the reasons why each of these areas is challenging for you. Next, for each content area, describe one or two approaches you can use to strengthen your knowledge in that area.