Content tagged "argumentation"

  • Workshop on Academic Argument

    Workshop on Academic Argument

    In one 2-hour workshop addressed to the MIT community (faculty, TAs and grad students especially welcome) we propose to explore written argument across several academic disciplines.

     
  • Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Understanding How to Reason with Sources

    Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Understanding How to Reason with Sources

    This workshop will help you learn how to write with sources—published, online, or live—in ways that will help both you and your readers understand how your ideas build on, and move beyond, those of your sources.

     
  • Reasoning and Argumentation

    Reasoning and Argumentation

    This workshop will teach participants central concepts of rhetoric and argumentation that can aid in generating useful debate that fosters open dialogue towards understanding and problem solving.

     
  • Introducing Ed Schiappa

    Introducing Ed Schiappa

    New to MIT but long familiar to CMS/W, Edward Schiappa brings a background in both classical rhetoric and contemporary media studies — a rare combination.