Well, this is our final full week of class. Next week will be a short week of reviewing and then we will begin exams! I just wanted to take a moment and say how proud I am of each of you for all of your hard work and dedication this semester! Just think about all the new information we have learned and incorporated over the course of this semester. If you have applied what you have learned, you are truly a better arguer for it.
Below is the proposed agenda for the week:
What is an argument?
How can we create a utopia?
What are moral and ethical philosophies?
How can we learn from the past to perfect the present and future?
Monday: Guest speaker: Officer Glenhill. Objectives: Today we will have a guest speaker. He will take your questions on police and their role in modern day society. Outcomes: By the end of class, students will have a better understanding of the role and duties of police in today’s society. Homework:None.
Tuesday: Continue and finish group presentations. Objectives:Today, students will finish presenting their group utopia projects. Outcomes: By the end of class, all student will have finished their presentations as well as voted on the one they thought was the best. Homework: None.
Wednesday: Discuss group presentations, review logical biases, and create arguments using logical biases. Objective: Today we will review logical biases and use them to create and critique arguments. Outcomes: By the end of class, students will know the difference between logical fallacies and logical biases, as well as how to incorporate them into their arguments. Homework: None.
Thursday: Review inductive versus deductive reasoning, logical fallacies, and sound theories. Objectives: Today, students will review inductive and deductive reasoning, as well as logical fallacies and sound theories. Outcomes: By the end of class, all students will have reviewed the full information for this semester. Homework: Study for moral and ethical philosophy quiz.
Friday: Class discussion, quiz on moral and ethical philosophies, and final class argument. Objectives: Today students will be assessed on their understanding of moral and ethical philosophies. They will also engage in a final in-class argument. Homework:Enjoy your long weekend!