Present Both Sides of an Argument Step one in writing a good argument is to introduce both sides of the argument equally. Offering a lopsided production of an argumentative paper would make the paper seem biased or suggest that messy research played a role in the final output. However, if both sides have credible sources that are readily available and the opinions are valid, they should all be represented (Spatt, 2011). The foundation of Learning Team C’s argument is based on Wikipedia’s credibility and how the information is uploaded to their website. Furthermore, Wikipedia permits site users to add new material to any topic within the website. Some members of the Team C felt that additional information this easily added discredited the website in its entirety. However, in arguing for the site, as additional information is uploaded by end users; Wikipedia implemented an advisory board that verifies all newly added material; therefore the board actually credits the information uploaded to the site because someone is governing any new added material. In addition, any incorrect information is removed but the time frame as to when wrong information first appears and when it is removed is still unknown. Another advocacy point for the use of Wikipedia is school children who may not have access or the knowledge for using more credible information such as peer reviewed journals. Furthermore, Wikipedia is certainly a faster way for these school age children to access the help they need to complete their homework. In addition to being faster and more accessible; Wikipedia is also a free site to all users any alternative to Wikipedia could potential apposed financial harm to those individuals who could not afford it.
Provide an Account of the Argument Wikipedia has an abundance of data on countless subjects that is unfortunately deem not credible by the University of Phoenix, its facilitators and instructors. Certain members of the Team C believed that this negative