COMM 8
Argumentation and Critical Inquiry in Oral Communication


Course Description

Principles and methods of critical inquiry, advocacy, and debate. Students will critically evaluate research sources and evidence; identify fallacies in reasoning and language; advance reasoned positions with consideration to ethical and equitable practices; and defend and refute arguments through analysis, presentation, and evaluation of arguments.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
12572 COMM 8 50Z ······· TBA-TBA Alex Kramer ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2021-06-28 to 2021-08-08.
Footnotes:

Footnote Information

COMM-008.50Z: This is an online class that does not have scheduled meetings. Students can log in anytime to do the required weekly course work. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: https://deanza.instructure.com/courses/3382. The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at deanza.edu/online-ed/students/remotelearning.


Course Details

Units
5 Units
Hours
Five hours lecture (60 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

Requisites

Note
See general education pages for the requirement this course meets.
Note
Not open to students with credit in COMM 8H.)
Advisory
EWRT 1A or EWRT 1AH or (EWRT 1AS and EWRT 1AT) or ESL 5; COMM 1, 1H, 10 or 10H.
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