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Critical Writing & Communication: HUM5322-01: Home

This Course Guide helps you identify some of the resources available at Mohammed VI Library. For more information please get in touch with Your Librarian whose contact information is listed below right.

Vocabulary list

Please use the vocabulary list below to search the library catalog, through the keyword function, to identify materials relevant to this course.

  • 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

Please use the call number below to search the library catalog, through the Call Number function, to browse the library collection listing materials relevant to this course.

  • 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