ERIC Number: EJ486204
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Does Teaching Argumentation Facilitate Critical Thinking?
Sanders, Judith A.; And Others
Communication Reports, v7 n1 p27-35 Win 1994
Finds that training in argumentation enhanced the ability of undergraduate students to discern weak example and causal arguments, increased perceived arguing effectiveness, and decreased verbal aggressiveness. Discusses these findings in terms of critical thinking and outcomes assessment for argumentation instruction. (SR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Available from Dennis C. Alexander, WSCA, Dept. of Communication, Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112.