This is a single semester elective course that introduces students to dissecting arguments. This course is a prerequisite to Logic and Proofs, and is generally taken the year preceding that course. An advanced student can complete this course in two weeks, and enter the Logic and Proofs course during the same term.
Argument Diagramming is a skill utilized in scientific hypothesis and theory, and also for analyzing news articles or dissenting medical views.
Modules include: Creating argument diagrams, evaluating arguments, and interpreting public arguments and longer texts.
Upon completion of this course, students will have the logic, tools, and software skills to create argument diagrams.
Diagramming and flowcharting software is provided.