Critical Reasoning Skills
Subject Name Subject Code Lectures Tutorial Labs Subject Synopses Courses Allowed
Critical Reasoning
Skills
GEN1017 1hr/wk 2hrs/wk Ever had a disagreement but
found it difficult to explain why
you didn’t agree with
someone? Can you tell the
difference between a fact and
an opinion? Between
assumptions and knowledge?
This subject gives you
perspectives on thinking and
how our thoughts form
concepts that help us better
understand the world. From
exploring the thinking and
reasons behind values,
superstitions and personal
beliefs to understanding what
makes an argument work, you
will gain a better appreciation
of the reasoning behind
arguments, and learn to
persuade others using valid
and sound reasoning.
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