Argument & Critical Thinking

Welcome to Argument & Critical Thinking!

The Thinker sculpture by Rodin. Learn more about argument and critical thinking.In this learning area, you will learn how to develop an argumentative essay and stronger critical thinking skills. This learning area will help you develop your arguments, understand your audience, evaluate source material, approach arguments rhetorically, and avoid logical fallacies. Here, you’ll also learn about evaluating other arguments and creating digital writing projects related to your argument.

With practice activities, infographics, and videos, Argument & Critical Thinking has something to help you as you work through any stage of creating an argumentative project.

Of course, you may be wondering what critical thinking really is. Essentially, critical thinking is about gathering and analyzing information in order to come to new conclusions on your own—or a new way of thinking. Obviously, this is going to take many forms in your college career, but in writing, it’s about using all available information to make informed decisions about effective writing—and being persuasive.

The Argument & Critical Thinking area is here to help!

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