crt205 | undergraduate
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Critical Thinking and Writing
- Describe the relationship between critical thinking and clear writing.
- Identify vagueness and ambiguity in written content.
- Define credibility and its application to media, advertising, and other persuasive arguments.
- Assess the credibility of media and advertising claims.
- Identify various rhetorical devices used to influence attitudes and beliefs.
- Categorize various fallacies based on their characteristics.
Deductive Arguments and Inductive Reasoning
- Identify deductive arguments.
- Identify inductive reasoning.
- Explain how moral reasoning influences critical thinking.
- Apply critical thinking skills in evaluating media messages, information sources, and other forms of information.
- Explain the basic elements of critical thinking.
- Describe the importance of thinking critically.
- Identify the major components of an argument.
- Differentiate between inductive and deductive arguments.
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