ERIC Number: ED208441
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Argument and Human Decision-Making: Teaching the Upper-Level Course.
Cox, J. Robert
Speaker and Gavel, v18 n1 Fall 1980
The place of argumentation within the speech communication curriculum is the focus of this article. The article provides a rationale for an upper-level college course in the deliberation and decision making process currently taught at the University of North Carolina, and relates that rationale to broader concerns of argumentation theory. Various topics discussed in the article include (1) argument and problematic choice, (2) the nature of problematic choice, and (3) argument and explanation. (FL)
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Descriptions, Debate, Decision Making, Higher Education, Persuasive Discourse, Problem Solving, Speech Communication, Speech Curriculum, Speech Instruction
Allen Press, Inc., P.O. Box 368, Lawrence, KS 66044 ($1.50 single copy, prepaid).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Delta Sigma Rho-Tau Kappa Alpha., Lawrence, KS.