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Using Principles of Critical Thinking: Part 2 - Reasoning and Refuting

Course Overview
This course provides an overview of using principles of critical thinking. It is the author’s second course on the topic and deals with reasoning and refuting. Overall, this course provides information on how to argue logically from either side of a position, apply formal models of effective argumentation, and develop skills to avoid misleading or inaccurate wording.



Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, participants should be able to:
  • Recognize elements of an argument in order to argue logically from either side of a position
  • Identify and differentiate between various logical fallacies
  • Recognize key tips for writing credibly


Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

None.

Speaker / Author:

Philip Vassallo, Ed.D. has developed, delivered, and supervised communication training programs for a wide range of managerial, administrative, and technical professionals in corporate, government, and academic environments. He has also taught writing and presentation skills on the graduate and undergraduate university levels, most recently for the Beijing International MBA program at Peking University.

He has served as an essay and speech evaluator for the Educational Testing Service on standardized tests such as the Graduate Record Examination, College Level Examination Placement, Graduate Management Admissions Test, and the Test of Spoken English. He also has provided writing coaching and assessment services for numerous corporate employees.

Dr. Vassallo is the author of the books How to Write Fast Under Pressure, on writing efficiently; The Art of On-the-Job Writing, on work-related writing; The Art of E-Mail Writing, on business e-mail; The Inwardness of the Outward Gaze, on philosophy and teaching; and The Choice Movement and Educational Equity, on education. He also writes Words on the Line, a column and a blog on effective writing. He has contributed to many literary and educational publications, and to books by McGraw-Hill, St. Martin’s Press, and Simon & Schuster. Ten of his plays have been staged in New York and elsewhere, and he has won or been a finalist in several state and national playwriting competitions.

Dr. Vassallo holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Baruch College, a master’s in education from Lehman College, and a doctorate in educational theory from Rutgers University. He is a past president of the New Jersey College English Association.

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Details

Course Code : 99VAS19

Release Date : 08/13/2018
Expire Date : 05/22/2022
Credits :
CPE 1.00
QAS 1.00

Length : 50min
Course Level : Basic
Course Type : Self-Study
Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Personal Development

Theme : Miscellaneous

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