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Sep 25th 2017

When is someone giving an argument instead of just yelling? Which parts of what they say contribute to the argument? Why are they arguing instead of fighting? What are arguments made of? What forms do they take? Think Again: How to Understand Arguments will answer these questions a more.
In this course, you will learn what an argument is. The definition of argument will enable students to identify when speakers are giving arguments and when they are not.

Average: 5.5 (4 votes)
Sep 25th 2017

Think Again: How to Reason and Argue Reasoning is important. This series of four short courses will teach you how to do it well. You will learn simple but vital rules to follow in thinking about any topic at all and common and tempting mistakes to avoid in reasoning.

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Sep 18th 2017

In this course, you will learn how to develop your Critical Thinking Skills to help you achieve success in your university studies.

Average: 4.5 (4 votes)

Sep 4th 2017

¿Te has planteado alguna vez mediante qué mecanismos algunas personas consiguen convencer a otras personas? Este curso da respuesta a la pregunta y está dirigido a cualquier individuo interesado por los mecanismos de la argumentación en el siglo XXI. Aprenderemos la base de la comunicación persuasiva y el pensamiento crítico aplicados a toda clase de formatos: desde las palabras o los argumentos, pasando por las imágenes y los audiovisuales o, finalmente, por los números, las estadísticas y los gráficos.

Average: 1 (1 vote)
May 15th 2017

The game of framing and reframing. Analyze how politicians debate and what the underlying patterns are in the game of framing and reframing.

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Mar 6th 2017

En este MOOC aprenderá a escribir para convencer a partir de aspectos clave y estrategias de argumentación escrita para alcanzar una comunicación efectiva y persuasiva.

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Oct 5th 2015

Formative assessment is an instructional practice to gauge where your students are in their learning by gathering evidence of their learning, assessing the evidence, and planning the next steps in instruction. The Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts and Mathematics, the Next Generation Science Standards, and new English Language Proficiency Standards all include a focus on argumentation, requiring that students construct claims supported by evidence and/or reasoning. In this course, we will explore how formative assessment practices can be targeted in improve student argumentation skills, an essential, cross-disciplinary practice.

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May 18th 2015

A fun journey through the mechanism of reasoning and argumentation, illustrated by tons of documented experiments and interesting examples.

Average: 7.5 (4 votes)