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- Writing skills/ability
- Communication skills/ability
- Spoken argumentation
This course is designed to perfect writing skills necessary to students in order to improve students’ abilities to write cogent argumentative prose in academic settings. It will build on the skills of clarity, coherence, and attention to audience and will emphasize the refinement of writers’ abilities to incorporate research appropriately and gracefully into texts.
The course will provide instruction and practice in the identification and analysis of the written and spoken argumentation of others. It includes exposure to and practice in a variety of approaches to argumentation, It includes instruction in identifying and framing issues, recognizing argument styles, reading argumentation, and identifying and avoiding logical fallacies in one’s arguing.
Library of Congress Classes and Subclasses
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- PE1-3729 English
- P95-95.6 Oral communication.
- P121-149 Science of language (Linguistics)
- P301-301.5 Style. Composition. Rhetoric
- P302-302.87 Discourse analysis