ILRLR 2300

ILRLR 2300

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

Students learn the principles of argumentation and debate, including the difference between opinions and arguments, selecting persuasive reasons in support of claims, stakeholder analysis, discerning logical fallacies, framing, comparing impact claims (including ethical appeals), and effective research skills. Students will partner up with their classmates for in-class debates on timely topics. Students will also complete research-based advocacies as written assignments for the course. This course also includes one test, in an open-book (i.e. you can use your notes and consult the textbook) format.    Students learn the principles of argumentation and debate. Topics emphasize Internet database research, synthesis of collected data, policy analysis of evidentiary quality, refutation of counter claims, identification of logical fallacies, risk evaluation, framing of issues, and coherent storytelling. Prepares students to work with a great range of opinion and evidence. Emphasizes different viewpoints, including those of different cultures. Assumptions are interrogated. 

When Offered Summer.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Winter Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  1138 ILRLR 2300   LEC 001

    • MTWRF Online Meeting
    • Jan 2 - Jan 19, 2024
    • Revelins, A

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Synchronous
    This Online Winter Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit