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Argument and Critical Thinking

By February 1, 2022No Comments


Argument and Critical Thinking teaches these methods and applies them to real-life arguments, both written and spoken. It is thus an introduction to communication and applied logic.


By the end of this course, students will be able to:


  • Identify the main issue of an argument.
  • Identify premises of an argument.
  • Identify the main conclusion of an argument and demonstrate an understanding of its significance.
  • Identify value assumptions in an argument.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the difference between effective and ineffective arguments.
  • Examine different types of arguments and identify some common fallacies.
  • Identify unclear and emotive language in an argument.
  • Conduct library research as appropriate;




From 1 to 3 days

Mode Of Study

Face-to-face or virtual