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Persuasive Appeal: Defining Logos, Pathos, & Ethos
Description: Online Video for Students. A 3-minute video for students defining the three appeals (logos, pathos, & ethos) intended to be used during writing or speech lessons about creating rhetorical arguments. Copy this Link: http://www.morainevalley.edu/library/tutorials/appeals/appeals.html


Quoting, Summarizing, and Paraphrasing
Description: Web page for students. Lists examples of accurate and inaccurate uses of information to teach students to avoid plagiarism.
Copy this Link: http://online.morainevalley.edu/websupported/com101-dow/document.htm


Using MLA Format
Description: An 8 minute video about using the Modern Language Association style in papers.
Copy this Link: http://www.morainevalley.edu/library/tutorials/MLAVideo/MLAVideo.html


Using APA Format
Description: Online Video. A 7 minute video about using the American Psychological Association style in papers.
Copy this Link: http://www.morainevalley.edu/library/tutorials/APAstyle/APAstyle.html


Citing Sources in Speeches
Description: Online Video. A video on using sources in speeches aimed at our COM 103 classes that attempts to be somewhat humorous.
Copy this Link: http://www.morainevalley.edu/library/tutorials/CitingSourcesSpeech/CitingSourcesSpeech.html


Sample Speech Full-Sentence Outline (Informative Speech)
Description: Handout for students (Word doc). A handout for students to demonstrate how to incorporate information from outside sources into the speech. This is an example of a prepared informative speech about a future meat substitute. Link: http://www.morainevalley.edu/informationliteracy/using/samplespeech.doc


Paraphrasing Worksheet
Description: Handout for students (Word doc). Handout for students to learn how to properly paraphrase from a source into a research paper.
Copy this Link: http://www.morainevalley.edu/informationliteracy/using/paraphraseworksheet.doc


MLA Style
Description: Handout for students (Word doc). Handout for students describing the proper usage of MLA style.
Copy this Link: http://www.morainevalley.edu/informationliteracy/using/mlastyle.doc


Citation Practice
Description: Exercise for students (Word doc). A practice assignment for students to help them to construct citations using MLA style.
Copy this Link: http://www.morainevalley.edu/informationliteracy/using/citationpractice.doc


Audience Analysis Handout
Description: Handout for students (Word doc). Handout for students to help them think about the characteristics of their audience. This could be used for COM-101 or COM-103.
Copy this Link: http://www.morainevalley.edu/informationliteracy/using/audienceanalysis.doc


Intellectual Freedom: Book Banning and Challenges Assignment Part 1
Description: Assignment used in COM 102 (could be used in COM 101) that utilizes groups to research, share resources, and evaluate sources. This includes a warm up exercise, group exercise, and paper assignment. This can be used with the evaluating sources handout. (Word doc).
Copy this Link: http://www.morainevalley.edu/informationliteracy/using/writingspr08bannbooks.doc


Intellectual Freedom: Book Banning and Challenges Assignment Part 2
Description: Assignment used in COM 102 (could be used in COM 101) that utilizes groups to research, share resources, and evaluate sources. This includes a warm up exercise, group exercise, and paper assignment. This can be used with the evaluating sources handout. (Word doc).
Copy this Link: http://www.morainevalley.edu/informationliteracy/using/GroupSourceEvaluationActivity.doc


Intellectual Freedom: Book Banning and Challenges Assignment Part 3
Description: Assignment used in COM 102 (could be used in COM 101) that utilizes groups to research, share resources, and evaluate sources. This includes a warm up exercise, group exercise, and paper assignment. This can be used with the evaluating sources handout. This is a handout for students and grading rubric (Word doc). Copy this link: http://www.morainevalley.edu/informationliteracy/using/bannbookwritingwarmup.doc


Intellectual Freedom: Book Banning and Challenges Assignment Part 4
Description: Assignment used in COM 102 (could be used in COM 101) that utilizes groups to research, share [strong]resources[/strong], and evaluate sources. This is a rubric for assignment. This can be used with the evaluating sources handout. Handout for students and grading rubric (Word doc). Copy this link: http://www.morainevalley.edu/informationliteracy/using/miniresearchprojectevaluation.doc


My Culture Annotated Bibliography
Description: An example of a research assignment (Word doc). Copy this link: http://www.morainevalley.edu/Informationliteracy/evaluating/shawanotated_Bib.docx