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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.
Brandi Long
11 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 2 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.
year olds
learners per class


Charged upfront
$8 per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 16 weeks
45 minutes per class

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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.


Brandi Long
Lives in the United States
Logic, Language, Learning
11 total reviews
51 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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