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A Guide for the course Studies in Persuasion


This guide has been designed to give you easy access to the resources you will need to create your brochure and paper assignment. For this assignment you will collaborate with another person to create a persuasive pamphlet. 

There are five tasks for this assignment:

1. Research your topic

2. Analyze your audience

3. Identify persuasive strategies

4. Write and design the persuasive pamphlet

5. Write a paper describing the process of developing the pamphlet explaining the persuasive strategies used.

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Journals / Articles - This page will explain how to locate articles in the library in addition to an annotated list of the electronic databases used most frequently for communication. These databases will provide you with access to articles appearing in scholarly, peer reviewed journals as well as items published in popular sources such as news magazines, newspapers and trade publications. This page will also provide you with a link to Google Scholar and Interlibrary Loan via ILLiad.

Books  - This page will give you access to our library catalog, HillSearch and WorldCat. Use HillSearch to locate books and additional items. The WorldCat database contains records from libraries across the country and around the world. Use this in conjuction with our Interlibrary Loan service to request items not available in the MacPhaidin library.

Web Sites -  This page provides links to reputable collections and websites related to the subject area of this LibGuide.

Reference Sources - For background information, definitions, and basic facts, consult the encyclopedias, dictionaries, and sourcebooks listed on this page. They are located in the Reference section on the first floor. Reference items are for use only in the library.











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