English 100 Essay #4

Response to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Begin by reading:

"Ignorance Vs. Reason in the War on Education" by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

The writing assignment:

Abdul-Jabbar claims that one learns two things in college:

He also claims that the second kind of learning is under attack both inside and outside the colleges. Is his claim fair and accurate? What would you say about his evidence? Does his evidence correspond with anything you have observed? And finally, how effective is this piece in making its point?

Mechanical details:

Due dates:

  1. Analyzing your draft: Bring your rough draft of Essay #4 to class Monday, November 14, 2022
  2. Peer Editing: Bring two paper copies of your rough draft of Essay #4 to class Wednesday, November 16, 2022
  3. Final Copy Due: Friday, November 18, 2022

This essay is worth 100 points.

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Revised 7/26/22 • Page author: Curtis Allen • e-mail: callen@ashland.edu.