Last updated : 07 Aug 2016

Logical and Critical Thinking

Summary

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Programme

  • No group
  • Modules’ titles and Contents: not available outside of the course.

  • Name of the teache
  • Tim Dare (Head of Philosophy at the University of Auckland, New Zealand)
  • Patrick Girard (Senior lecturer at the University of Auckland, New Zealand)
  • Would you suggest following the entire MOOC or just some modules? entire

Learning outcomes

Description:

  • identify and avoid common thinking mistakes that lead to the formation of bad beliefs;
  • recognise, reconstruct and evaluate arguments;
  • use basic logical tools to analyse arguments;
  • and apply those tools in areas including science, moral theories and law.

“By the end of the course, you will have acquired the basic skills to assess arguments logically and critically, and so to be in a better situation to own the reasons for your beliefs.”

  • List of Soft skills developed: analytical skills; problem solving

  • List of digital skills developed:

Teaching-Learning methodology

xMOOC (videos, articles, assignments)

Assessment

Is there a final certification? Yes. A Statement of Participation (34 GBP) Learning outcomes are evaluated by questionnaireWhen: during the course after a video session

  • Soft skills Analytical Skills, Problem solving
  • Language English
  • Other languages (eg. Subtitles) Unknown
  • Period of activation Unknown
  • Date Unknown
  • Duration 8 weeks
  • Level of commitment required workload of 4 hours per week
  • Cost Free MOOC, Paying certification * See platform for details
  • Providing institution The University of Auckland
  • Mooc Platform Futurelearn (https://www.futurelearn.com)
  • Target group Open for all persons
  • Instructor Unknown
  • Level of assistance offered Availability of teachersHow to contact themForum / discussion groups
  • Keywords Logic, Analytics, Thinking, Reasoning