Writing Fun With Logical Reasoning: Clearer Thinking and Richer Writing
In this eight-week course students will have fun exploring logical thinking as they learn to detect logical fallacies and write creative responses based on good reasoning.
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Once per week
over 8 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a “Multi-Day” course 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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Good critical thinking, reading, and writing, is based on sound reasoning. In this class we will study the logical fallacies that weaken good arguments as a means to detect these fallacies and avoid them in our own thinking and writing. This will be done with word games and fun writing exercises that will push students and raise their confidence as they see their thoughts on paper. Students will engage in verbal discussions focusing on one logical fallacy each class. We will look at colorful...
Students will grow in awareness of the elements of faulty reasoning. Students will become more confident writers and speakers as they discuss fallacies and write responses.
Gaining a B.A. and M.A. in English has immersed me in the world of critical thinking, reading, and writing which embraces logical thinking. This has been followed up by having eight adult children who love constructive debate and discussion.
Students will write a paragraph each week. This should take an hour or less.
Students will receive verbal feedback in class.
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Tory AndersonM.A -English, English Teacher, Published Author, Dad and Homeschooler of Eight
385 total reviews
533 completed classes
Receiving a master’s degree in English from BYU with an emphasis in creative writing was the beginning of a lifelong love affair with all things creative: novels, plays, movies, painting, music, dance, origami, cosplay, juggling, computer games,...