Students research taxes and choose one tax to take a position on and argue for action (or not) based on their research.
Students write an argumentative paper about school violence in the United States, using evidence from research.
Students research a whistleblower and take a position on whether he or she should be punished or pardoned.
Students write an argumentative essay about the value of taking writing courses in postsecondary education.
Students analyze a learning experience from their life and write a paper to address the question: How do we best learn?
Students practice rhetorical reading and writing by conducting research on a political, social, or economic issue.