Life Skills

Logical Fallacies With the Fallacy Detective

Learn how to spot logical fallacies...on social media, in advertising, or in a person's/party's/group's agenda.
9 total reviews for this teacher
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Class

45 minutes

per class

Once per week

over 15 weeks

11-16

year olds

3-10

learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

I have taught this class before in a homeschool co-op setting.  It was tons of fun!  My passion is help learners be able to see where others are making mistakes in their reasoning as well as help the student build their own assertions and points of view void of these mistakes.  

My background comes from a decade of working as an Analyst of world affairs with the Department of Defense.  I learned how to review the evidence (sometimes with the necessity of weeding out deceptions, emotionalized content or propaganda) in order to draw out the facts.  
Students will read the assigned chapters in advance of the class and be prepared to discuss.
"The Fallacy Detective" by Nathaniel Bluedorn and Hans Bluedorn, Amazon $19.99 new, Kindle $9.99, used at various prices.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.

Teacher

Brandi Long
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Logic, Language, Learning
9 total reviews
38 completed classes

About Me

Hello everyone!  You've heard the proverbial saying, "Give a man a fish, he'll eat for the day.  Teach a man to fish, he'll never go hungry again."  The conveyance of knowledge from one person to another can not be understated.  It is paramount to... 
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