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Critical Thinking: An Online Course

This six-unit course equips students with the intellectual skills and practical habits of critical thinking.

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Intro


Critical Thinking: An Online Course

This six-unit course equips students with the intellectual skills and practical habits of critical thinking.

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This course teaches practical techniques for confident, discerning critical engagement with sources, evidence, arguments and reasoning. It:

  • Builds key reasoning, argument and analysis skills
  • Boosts writing, essay and exam results
  • Improves work, planning and research habits
  • Provides explicit training in a key skill sought by graduate recruiters
  • Teaches digital and information literacy.

Students gain skills and habits for successful, independent study and future employment.

Universities get flexible content they can deliver as a course or embed into current teaching.

The full beta course launches in September 2018.  Register your interest to find out more and get exclusive access to a free beta version of Module 1.


STUDENTS WILL LEARN SIX BIG LESSONS

 
1
How to think about evidence
2
How to argue
3
How to evaluate explanations and reasoning
4
How to think carefully and deliberately
5
How to structure writing and reading
6
How to manage time and attention

Instructor


Instructor


 Joe Shaw

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Tom Chatfield is a tech philosopher, writer and broadcaster. He’s interested in improving our experiences of digital technology, and better understanding its use through critical thought. His six books exploring digital culture have appeared in over two dozen countries and languages. A columnist for BBC Future, Tom writes and commentates in the international media, and guest lectures at universities in the UK, US and Europe.

 

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what makes this course special

 

Flexible Format

The course can be delivered as full modules and individual topics

Strikingly Visual

Captures attention and keeps learners engaged

Quizzes and Interactions

Putting core skills into immediate practice

Settings


Settings


Settings

 
FREE PREVIEW
Module 1
COURSE LENGTH
6 modules
LEARNING TIME
6-8 hours
COURSE LAUNCH
September 2018
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