Critical Reasoning

Winter 2017 quarter

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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 informal reasoning and develop their own abilities to give good reasons in writing for their own views. Students will develop their reasoning and writing skills through sustained engagement with a particular theme. This quarter's theme will be the reliability and accuracy of "open Internet" information sources.

Program Details

Fields of Study



Winter Open

Location and Schedule

Campus Location


Time Offered


Advertised Schedule

Tuesdays, 6-10 p. First meeting is Tuesday, January 10, 6p, in Seminar 2 B3107.

Online Learning

Enhanced Online Learning