2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

Critical Reasoning

Winter quarter

Faculty: Stephen Beck philosophy

Fields of Study: philosophy and writing

Winter: CRN (Credit) Level 20264 (4)  

Credits: 4(W)

Class Standing: Freshmen - Senior

Offered During: Evening


In this intensive writing course, students will learn how to critically evaluate persuasive writing as well as how to write well reasoned persuasive writing of their own. Students will study both formal and informal reasoning, apply what they learn to selections of writing drawn from popular and academic sources, critique the arguments in those sources, read and critique each other's writing, and develop their own abilities to give good reasons in writing for their own views. Credit will be awarded in critical reasoning.

Maximum Enrollment: 24

Advertised Schedule: 5:30-9:30p Tue

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: No Required Online Learning

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