Note: This course was previously called ENG 100 College Writing, Research Literacy and Critical Thinking.
PHL 201 Think Smarter! Strengthening Reasoning and Writing Skills is a practical course to help you build the critical thinking and communication skills necessary for academic and professional success. In this course, you will learn specific critical thinking strategies to refine your approach to reading, reasoning, writing, and evaluating information. For example, you will learn how to differentiate critical thinking from ordinary thinking; how to apply critical thinking strategies to the research and writing process (e.g., ambiguity, bias, assumptions, fallacies, and counter arguments); how to ethically use sources in the research and writing process; how to analyze primary and secondary research for credibility; and how writing choice (such as grammar, words choice, and punctuation) influence communication and credibility.
Required Course Pack:
- Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR)
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Last updated 7/14/19