COMM 8
Argumentation and Critical Inquiry in Oral Communication


Course Description

Principles and methods of critical inquiry, advocacy, and debate. Students will critically evaluate research sources and evidence; identify fallacies in reasoning and language; advance reasoned positions with consideration to ethical and equitable practices; and defend and refute arguments through analysis, presentation, and evaluation of arguments.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
24372 COMM 8 1Y M·W···· 11:30 AM-01:20 PM Alex Kramer L66
······· TBA-TBA ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-09-23 to 2019-12-13.
Footnotes:
COMM-008.01Y: Hybrid course. Access to the Internet is required. This class physically meets on Mondays & Wednesdays from 11:30 AM to 1:20 PM. The online portion of the class is conducted via Canvas. The instructor will be available online Tuesdays from 8:30 am to 9:20 am


Course Details

Units
5 Units
Hours
Five hours lecture (60 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

Requisites

Note
See general education pages for the requirement this course meets.
Note
Not open to students with credit in COMM 8H.)
Advisory
EWRT 1A or EWRT 1AH or ESL 5; COMM 1, 1H, 10 or 10H.
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