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Author Andrews, Richard, 1953 April 1-

Title Argumentation in higher education : improving practice through theory and research / Richard Andrews
Published New York : Routledge, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (x, 233 pages) : illustrations
Series Ingram Digital E-books (T & F), 2008-2014
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgements; 1 Why Argument?; 2 The Current State of Argumentation in Higher Education; 3 Generic Skills in Argumentation; 4 Discipline-Specific Skills in Argumentation; 5 The Balance Between Generic and Discipline-Specific Skills; 6 Information and Communication Technologies, Multimodality and Argumentation; 7 Further Evidence from Research; 8 Students' Views on Argumentation; 9 Students' Essays and Reports in a Range of Disciplines; 10 The Significance of Feedback from Lecturers
Summary Argumentation in Higher Education offers professors, lecturers and researchers informative guidance for teaching effective argumentation skills to their undergraduate and graduate students. This professional guide aims to make the complex topic of argumentation open and transparent
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 220-226) and index
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Subject Academic disputations
Communication in education
Debates and debating -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Academic disputations.
Communication in education.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Communication Studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203872711 (electronic bk.)
0415995000 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
0415995019 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780203872710 (electronic bk.)
9780415995009 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
9780415995016 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9781135276478 (e-book ; Mobi)
9781135276515 (e-book ; ePub)
9781135276522 (e-book ; PDF)