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Investigating Arguments


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
In critical thinking, an argument is part of reaching a logical conclusion. In this course, you'll learn to identify and judge arguments, recognize logical fallacies and persuasion techniques, and make effective arguments of your own.

Target Audience
Individuals who want to develop or refine their critical thinking skills

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
0.4

Lesson Objectives

Investigating Arguments

  • distinguish statements that express arguments from those that do not
  • recall questions used to judge an argument
  • recognize types of logical fallacy
  • evaluate an argument for techniques of persuasion
  • understand the importance of preparing for an argument
  • choose the best argument to support a conclusion
  • recognize good arguments and strategies for making them
  • Course Number:
    apd_17_a02_bs_enus