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Target Skills Progress
0.1 Appreciate why CT skills are worth learning
0.2 Understand how to take this course
1.1 Define the word “argument”
1.2 Distinguish arguments from fights
1.3 Distinguish arguments from descriptions
1.4 Listen carefully to arguments you disagree with
1.5 Interpret statements charitably
1.6 Practice charity in the real world
2.1 Identify claims
2.2 Determine whether a statement is a premise, objection, or neither
2.3 Identify components of an argument
2.4 Test premises for truth
3.1 Use inference indicator words to identify components of arguments
3.2 Use indicator words to construct mini-arguments
3.3 Use argument maps to visually represent indicator words
3.4 Place an objection accurately in an argument
3.5 Recognize that a bad argument can still have a true main claim
4.1 Recognize when one claim gives a reason to believe another claim
4.2 Choose the most relevant evidence to support a claim
4.3 Distinguish arguments from causal explanations
4.4 Evaluate the strength of inferences
5.1 / 5.2 Map and evaluate independent premises
5.3 / 5.4 Map and evaluate chain arguments
5.5 Map arguments with independent and sub-premises
6.1 Identify co-premise arguments
6.2 Visualize evidence and reasoning as co-premises
6.3 Evaluate co-premise arguments
6.4 Map short co-premise arguments
7.1 Integrate MindMup with Google Drive
7.2 Use MindMup to create an argument map
7.3 Use MindMup to evaluate an argument map
8.1 Identify mistakes in argument maps
8.2 Use MindMup to map arguments
Capstone 1 Part A
Capstone 1 Part B