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Course Detail

PHD-QMA-100 - Critical Thinking

AUDIENCE:
PhD students

JOINING INSTRUCTIONS:
This workshop will be hosted on Zoom.
You will receive joining instructions via email 2 weeks in advance of the session and again 2 days in advance.

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

Keywords: argumentation skills, analytical skills

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DEPARTMENT POLICIES
Late arrival:
If you anticipate arriving late, please advise us as soon as possible. Please note that the instructor reserves the right to not admit any latecomers.

Assistance:
If you require any type of assistance, whether it is with mobility, visual and/or hearing, please let us know at resdev@qmul.ac.uk so we can do our best to accommodate you.

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: Tuesday 27 October 2020

Venue: Webinar, Online, Internet

Time: 10:00 - 11:30


Tutor

  • Prof G Davis