700.606.01 Critical Reasoning for Bioethics II
- Berman Institute (Bioethics)
- 2nd term
- 2 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2019 - 2020
- East Baltimore
- Mon 10/28/2019 - Fri 12/20/2019
- Class Times:
class will meet in Deering Hall
- Monday, 5:30 - 7:20pm
This course strengthens critical reasoning skills that are widely used in bioethics research and practice, including identifying arguments, mapping those arguments, critically assessing those arguments, and critical writing.
This course builds on Critical Thinking in Bioethics Scholarship 1. It builds on student training in argument mapping, identifying common strengths and weaknesses of arguments and evaluating arguments, formulating good arguments and expressing them in text, and writing critical essays.
- Learning Objectives:
- 1. Extract arguments from written texts and visually map those arguments 2. Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of arguments 3. Formulate good arguments and express them in text 4. Write a critical essay.
- Methods of Assessment:
This course is evaluated as follows:
- 80% Assignments
- 20% Participation
- Enrollment Restriction:
Restricted to MBE students, Bioethics PhD students, and Berman Institute Post-Doctoral Fellows
- Instructor Consent:
No consent required