Introduction to Microcomputer Applications using Microsoft Office - 3
Theoretical and practical aspects of argumentation and public debating to develop studentsí critical thinking abilities. Emphasis is on composition, presentation, and evaluation of speeches in argumentative, debate, and advocacy contexts. Identification of public issues, research and organization of evidence, building sound and effective arguments, and facility with debate formats are the primary learning outcomes of this course. The course introduces logical reasoning and builds competence with formal reasoning before applying those to argumentation and debate about public issues. Recommended: English Level 6, Reading Level 5 or 6. Hours: 54 lect. Repeat: 1. Offered: F,S. CCS: Liberal Arts and Sciences. Transferrable: UC, CSU and private colleges.