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Course Detail

RD104 - Critical Thinking

Audience: PhD students

This workshops will help postgraduate research students develop their logical argumentation and analysis skills.

Keywords: argumentation skills, analytical skills

Objectives

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Identify common logical fallacies in academic and popular writing (both in their own work and in that of others)
  • Understand some of the reasons why such fallacious reasoning occurs and is persuasive and what the consequences can be
  • Develop a grounding for a critical reading and thinking approach

Provided by: Researcher Development

Details

Date: Wednesday 18 March 2020

Venue: Queens E303 ME, Queens, Mile End

Time: 14:00 - 17:00


Tutor

  • Prof G Davis