eng280 | undergraduate
Rhetoric And Critical Thinking
This undergraduate-level course is 5 This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Applying rhetorical concepts
- Demonstrate the synthesis of rhetoric and critical thinking to construct a persuasive argument.
- Explain how rhetoric functions in the public sphere.
- Apply appropriate rhetorical techniques to persuade specific audiences.
Critical Thinking and Argument
- Describe the relationship between critical thinking and argument.
- Demonstrate how to construct and present effective arguments.
- Demonstrate how reflective questioning enables critical thinking.
Rhetoric and The Rhetorical Situation
- Define the term rhetorical situation.
- Apply the concept of the rhetorical situation to personal experience.
- Define rhetoric.
The Classical Rhetorical Appeals
- Describe the classical rhetorical appeals: ethos, pathos, and logos.
- Analyze how the three classical appeals function in practice.
Logic, Fallacies, and Evidence
- Compare inductive and deductive reasoning.
- Identify the effects of logical fallacies on persuasion.
- Demonstrate how to evaluate evidence for legitimacy and efficacy.
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