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Critical Thinking Skills for University Success

The University of Sydney via Coursera

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  • Provider Coursera
  • Subject Higher Education
  • $ Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Upcoming
  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
  • Start Date
  • Duration 6 weeks long

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In this course, you will learn how to develop your Critical Thinking Skills to help you achieve success in your university studies. After completing this course, you will be able to:

1. Use critical thinking and argumentation in university contexts to improve academic results

2. Understand the importance and function of critical thinking in academic culture

3. Use a variety of thinking tools to improve critical thinking

4. Identify types of argument, and bias within arguments, in order to better evaluate the strength of arguments

5. Use evidence to support claims in arguments

6. Apply critical thinking and argumentation to real world problems and issues

Taught by

Katherine Olston

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