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CORE11-001: Critical Thinking and Communication

Description

In this subject students will be introduced to critical thinking and clear expression. They will evaluate arguments, identify assumptions, judge patterns of inference, and recognise and apply various methods of reasoning. Students will learn how to clarify and visually represent their thinking to make better decisions, evaluate and use evidence, and communicate more effectively in their writing and speaking. Using these skills, students will structure and write an academic essay and deliver an oral presentation.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeCORE11-001
EFTSL0.125
Semesters offered
  • January 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2018 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study abroadAvailable to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Communication and Creative Media
  • International Relations and Humanities
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2017: $4,205
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,247

Learning outcomes

1. Identify issues and frame questions.
2. Locate, evaluate and organise information.
3. Identify, evaluate and create logical and clear arguments.
4. Produce a clear and logical essay.
5. Deliver a confident and competent presentation.

Prerequisites

Nil

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard
Enrolment opens13/11/2016
Semester start16/01/2017
Subject start16/01/2017
Cancellation 1?30/01/2017
Cancellation 2?06/02/2017
Last enrolment29/01/2017
Last withdrawal?10/02/2017
Teaching census?10/02/2017
Standard
Enrolment opens19/03/2017
Semester start15/05/2017
Subject start15/05/2017
Cancellation 1?29/05/2017
Cancellation 2?05/06/2017
Last enrolment28/05/2017
Last withdrawal?09/06/2017
Teaching census?09/06/2017
Standard
Enrolment opens16/07/2017
Semester start11/09/2017
Subject start11/09/2017
Cancellation 1?25/09/2017
Cancellation 2?02/10/2017
Last enrolment24/09/2017
Last withdrawal?06/10/2017
Teaching census?06/10/2017
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens12/11/2017
Semester start15/01/2018
Subject start15/01/2018
Cancellation 1?29/01/2018
Cancellation 2?05/02/2018
Last enrolment28/01/2018
Last withdrawal?09/02/2018
Teaching census?09/02/2018