Argumentation and Communication

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This course encourages students to explore different methods and modes of writing and communicating to find what works best for them. (Photo by smurflord on Flickr.)


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Fall 2006



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This Communication and Argumentation seminar is an intensive writing workshop that focuses on argumentation and communication. Students learn to write and present their ideas in cogent, persuasive arguments and other analytical frameworks. Reading and writing assignments and other exercises stress the connections between clear thinking, critical reading, and effective writing.

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Cherie Miot Abbanat. 11.225 Argumentation and Communication. Fall 2006. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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