Public Discourse: Importance & Strategies


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Which of the following best describes public discourse?

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1. In democratic countries, the public discourse is very important because the population is what?

2. A government in which elected officials speak for various groups of people is known as which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Determine your knowledge of the significance of public disclosure with this worksheet and quiz. Answer questions on public discourse and what makes it a worthwhile endeavor.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these study resources to:

  • Determine a proper description for public discourse
  • Identify the type of population that makes public discourse imperative
  • Explain a government in which elected officials voice the concerns of the people who elected them
  • Assess a certain strategy in which all sides are considered and there is evidence to be offered
  • Describe a confirmatory argument

Skills Practiced

Practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of public discourse and its connection to the population
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information regarding public discourse in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding a confirmatory argument and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Learn more about this subject with the lesson entitled Public Discourse: Importance & Strategies. The lesson covers the following:

  • Analyze the purpose of public discourse
  • Understand why public discourse matters
  • Define persuasion