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Think Again III: How to Reason Inductively (Coursera)

Want to solve a murder mystery? What caused your computer to fail? Who can you trust in your everyday life? In this course, you will learn how to analyze and assess five common forms of inductive arguments: generalizations from samples, applications of generalizations, inference to the best explanation, arguments [...]
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Think Again II: How to Reason Deductively (Coursera)

Deductive arguments are supposed to be valid in the sense that the premises guarantee that the conclusion is true. In this course, you will learn how to use truth-tables and Venn diagrams to represent the information contained in the premises and conclusion of an argument so that you can [...]
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Think Again I: How to Understand Arguments (Coursera)

In this course, you will learn what an argument is. The definition of argument will enable you to identify when speakers are giving arguments and when they are not. Next, you will learn how to break an argument into its essential parts, how to put them in order to [...]
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Think Again IV: How to Avoid Fallacies (Coursera)

We encounter fallacies almost everywhere we look. Politicians, salespeople, and children commonly use fallacies in order to get you to think whatever they want you to think. It’s important to learn to recognize fallacies so that you can avoid being fooled by them. It’s also important to learn about [...]
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Critical Thinking Skills for University Success (Coursera)

In this course, you will learn how to develop your Critical Thinking Skills to help you achieve success in your university studies. After completing this course, you will be able to: 1. Use critical thinking and argumentation in university contexts to improve academic results ; 2. Understand the [...]
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Reasoning Across the Disciplines (Coursera)

Critical reasoning skills are a key success factor for students entering their first year of college. They must be able to think logically and form arguments. This course, designed with incoming college freshmen in mind but open to anyone, provides an essential grounding in critical reasoning skills. Faculty from [...]
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Introduction to Psychology (Coursera)

What are people most afraid of? What do our dreams mean? Are we natural-born racists? What makes us happy? What are the causes and cures of mental illness? This course tries to answer these questions and many others, providing a comprehensive overview of the scientific study of thought and [...]
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Influence Essentials for Leadership and Marketing (edX)

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Discover ‘Influence’– the attribute that can affect emotions and sway individual or group actions. Recognize the subtleties of this attribute and develop the skill to use this understanding to manage people and market to people. Influence plays an important role in nurturing human thoughts, ideas, and concepts. As children, [...]
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Introduction to Java Programming: Writing Good Code (edX)

Learn to program in an easy and interactive way and enter the fascinating world of computer science. This is an introductory course to learn programming with Java designed to teach how to code good programs in Java, understanding “good” as both correct and efficient. Basic principles of software engineering [...]
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Critical Thinking in Today's Communication (iversity)

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