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Approx. 25 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Introduction to Critical Thinking in Academic Culture

5 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 47 min), 7 readings, 6 quizzes
7 videos
1.1a Introduction to the Course3m
1.2a Introduction to Academic Culture10m
1.2b Introduction to Critical Thinking9m
1.3a Survival Skills at University part 15m
1.3b Survival Skills for University part 27m
1.4a Academic Integrity9m
7 readings
Critical Thinking Weekly Topics10m
Critical Thinking Assessment Overview10m
Summative Peer Assessment10m
Learning Outcomes10m
Learning Outcomes10m
Learning Outcomes10m
Learning Outcomes10m
6 practice exercises
1.1 Practice quiz30m
1.2 Practice Quiz30m
1.3 Practice Quiz30m
1.4 Practice Quiz30m
Summative Quiz - Module 130m
Discussion Board Self Assessment - Module 110m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Critical Thinking in Academic Contexts

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 46 min), 4 readings, 6 quizzes
7 videos
2.1b Dispositions & Habits of Mind for Critical Thinking Expert Video6m
2.2a Argument Spheres7m
2.3a Argument Fields7m
2.4a Questioning in Critical Thinking6m
2.4b Questioning a Text6m
2.4c Questioning in Critical Thinking Expert Video4m
4 readings
Learning Outcomes10m
Learning Outcomes10m
Learning Outcomes10m
Learning Outcomes10m
6 practice exercises
2.1 Practice Quiz30m
2.2 Practice Quiz30m
2.3 Practice Quiz30m
2.4 Practice Quiz30m
2.5 Summative Quiz - Module 225m
Discussion Board Self Assessment - Module 210m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Logic & Reasoning

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 47 min), 4 readings, 6 quizzes
6 videos
3.1b Formal Logic Structures9m
3.2a Common Fallacies7m
3.3a Forms of Reasoning9m
3.4a Applying Systems Thinking7m
3.4b Applying Systems Thinking Expert Video4m
4 readings
Learning Outcomes10m
Learning Outcomes10m
Learning Outcomes10m
Learning Outcomes10m
6 practice exercises
3.1 Practice Quiz30m
3.2 Practice Quiz30m
3.3 Practice Quiz30m
3.4 Practice Quiz30m
Summative Quiz - Module 325m
Discussion Board Self Assessment - Module 310m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Argumentation

5 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 67 min), 4 readings, 6 quizzes
10 videos
4.1b Claims and Evidence Expert Video3m
4.2a Identifying Biases and Assumptions 15m
4.2b Identifying Biases and Assumptions 28m
4.2c Identifying Biases and Assumptions 36m
4.3a Using Critical Thinking to Evaluate Arguments 16m
4.3b Using Criteria to Evaluate Arguments 25m
4.4a Types of Argument 111m
4.4b Types of Argument 26m
4.4c Types of Arguments Expert Video5m
4 readings
Learning Outcomes10m
Learning Outcomes10m
Learning Outcomes10m
Learning Outcomes10m
6 practice exercises
4.1 Practice Quiz30m
4.2 Practice Quiz30m
4.3 Practice Quiz30m
4.4 Practice Quiz30m
Summative Quiz - Module 425m
Discussion Board Self Assessment - Module 410m

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