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This collection contains the Affordable Learning Solution for the Southern University System (AL$4SUS) list of peer-reviewed textbooks for Argumentative Writing and Critical Thinking (common course-id ENGL 105), a top 50 college course identified for inclusion in  in  the Southern University Online Library for Education (SUOLforEd).  

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General Course Description: ENGL 105

This course offers instruction in argumentation and critical writing, critical thinking, analytical evaluation of texts, research strategies, information literacy, and proper documentation

Minimum units:  3.0

Date Added to MERLOT: August 03, 2016
Created by: SUOL4ed subr
License: Creative Commons License
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Course Content:

  • Develop writing and reading skills for logical reasoning and argumentation.
  • Minimum 6000 words of formal writing
Outcomes:

At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Critically read, analyze, compare, and evaluate complex texts
  • Demonstrate understanding of formal and informal fallacies in language and thought
  • Identify a text's premises and assumptions in various social, historical, cultural, psychological, or aesthetic contexts
  • Analyze and employ logical and structural methods such as inductive and deductive reasoning, cause and effect, and logos, ethos, and pathos.
  • Compose thesis-driven arguments to suit a variety of rhetorical situations, including interpretation, evaluation, and analysis, and support them with a variety of appropriate textual evidence and examples
  • Find, analyze, interpret, and evaluate primary and secondary sources, incorporating them into written essays using appropriate documentation format without plagiarism
  • Use style, diction, and tone appropriate to the academic community and the purpose of the specific writing task; proofread and edit essays for presentation so they exhibit no disruptive errors in English grammar, usage, or punctuation
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