Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2020

     

FWIS 162 001 (CRN: 23500)

CRITICAL THINKING IN DEMOCRACY

Long Title: CRITICAL THINKING IN DEMOCRACY
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Instructors:
Hutchinson, John S.
Hutchinson, Paula K.
Meeting: 1:00PM - 2:15PM TR WSC 146 (13-JAN-2020 - 24-APR-2020) 
Session: First Year Writing
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 15
Enrollment data as of: 30-NOV-2020 4:42PM
 
Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
3-MAY-2020  
2:00PM - 5:00PM U TBA TBA
 
Description: Critical thinking runs counter to inherent tendencies toward confirmation bias in decision making. In the political realm, this conflict is often exploited by governmental leaders and media to control specific outcomes. Students in this class will learn to develop their critical thinking and analytical skills in the context of a democratic society.
 
Course URL: http://pwc.rice.edu/