Content

This unit introduces students to the foundational skills of critical thinking and writing for use in the study of theology and related disciplines. It is designed to equip the student in the evaluation and construction of theological ideas through the appropriation of the principles of logic and reasoning. The skills developed will include the analysis and construction of sound arguments, identifying and avoiding logical fallacies, writing with clarity, and distinguishing between weak sense and strong sense critical thinking.

Unit Code: AP1122B

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 1

Unit Discipline: Philosophy

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Eva Burrows College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Describe the nature of logic and argument

2.

Describe the nature of logic and argument

3.

Apply critical thinking skills to theological research and essay writing

4.

Show basic skills in the construction and evaluation of arguments

Pedagogy

Lectures, discussion, forum engagement, videos, reading.

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

800 word primary source analysis

20.0

2,000 word essay

50.0

400 word exercise

10.0

400 word exercise

10.0

400 word exercise

10.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 3 Aug, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-09-13 08:01:18 +1000