Critical thinking is a critical skill for everybody living in the post factual times. It can help you make sense of arguments and opinions of others and reflect on and question your own arguments and assumptions. This course is designed to provide you with an opportunity to develop and practice identification, analysis and assessment of arguments using diverse critical thinking skills and techniques. It will be organised around group and individual tasks, and problem-solving as well as discussion in-class and online activities. It will focus mostly on spoken argumentation based on academic reading and listening.
Jannet Gibbons (will be specified)
Libor Štěpánek is Assistant Professor in English and Director of the Masaryk University Language Centre. His broad international teaching experience and teacher training activities include creativity (CALT), videoconferencing, academic writing, critical thinking and intercultural communication.
Date: 11. 12. 2018
Place: Masaryk University Language Centre, Komenského nám. 2, Room 213
Registration is closed.