date_range Starts on January 19, 2015
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assignment Level : Introductive
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In this course you will develop and enhance your ability to think critically, assess information and develop reasoned arguments in the context of the global challenges facing society today.

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Syllabus

  • Week 1: What is Critical thinking, and why is it important?
  • Week 2: ‘Credibility and Relevance’: Understanding where information comes from and the nature of evidence
  • Week 3: ‘Assessing arguments’ 1/2 
  • Week 4: ‘Assessing arguments’ 2/2 
  • Week 5: Developing arguments
The course will provide ‘Global Challenge’ themes for students to work on for the purpose of ‘Assessing arguments’ in weeks 3 & 4. We recommend that students normally select only one of the themes to focus on.
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  • Celine Caquineau - School of Biomedical Sciences
  • Mayank Dutia - School of Biomedical Sciences
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