Evaluating Academic Arguments
2011/2012, Semester 2
Non-Faculty-Based Departments (Ctr For English Language Communication)
Modular Credits: 4
This module introduces students to some basic concepts in informal logic to help them apply these arguments in academic writing so that they will be better able to evaluate as well as write critical and logical responses to materials read in various disciplines ranging from the social sciences to engineering and the sciences.
Students who are required to read ES1000 and/or EAP modules (EA1101/EG1471/NK1001/ES1301/ET1000/ES1102) must pass it/them before taking GEM1008.
Philosophy major and minor students; Students concurrently taking EG1413; Students who have not taken EG1413, GEM1004 and GEM2006
Workload Components : A-B-C-D-E
A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of lab hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week