ENC0025 Developmental Writing II and
REA0017 Developmental Reading II
|Corequisites:||There are no corequisites for this course.|
FA, SP, SU – Study of and practice in reasoning and critical thinking in deductive and inductive logic. Techniques the student learns are directly related to other courses and will help the student in solving everyday problems. Additional treatment may be given to symbolic logic. Meets A.A. general education, Humanities.
|Supplemental Materials:||Additional materials may be assigned by the instructor to supplement the required materials. -->|
|Special Requirements:||There is a fee for distance learning classes.|
|Program Learning Outcomes:||
I.Critical Thinking: The student evaluates the validity of ideas, developing informed opinions or defensible conclusions. II. Communication: The student effectively communicates knowledge and ideas. V. Cultural Literacy: The student demonstrates an understanding of human culture and its diversity.
|Course Learning Outcomes:||
Upon successful completion of PHI 2100, students will 1. Recognize and criticize weak arguments and develop strong, sound or cogent arguments; 2. Identify the most commonly committed fallacies; 3. Demonstrate a basic understanding of epistemology; 4. Understand the critical thinking skills inherent in informal logic 5. Consider opposing viewpoints and discuss differences and agreement in the form of rational discourse; and 6. Understand the difference between knowledge and belief and that a disagreement over evidence in a claim is not a personal assault.
|Methods of Evaluation:||
Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the instructor, within the polices of the college and the department. Detailed explanation is included in the expanded syllabus developed by the instructor for each section being taught.
It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.
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For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.
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