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COMM 4045 - Applied Critical Thinking in Communication

The content of this course contains an examination of critical thinking processes and models of decision making and problem solving. The suitability, usage, and effectiveness of critical thinking models in achieving positive organizational outcomes are emphasized. Faculty and student perspectives and experiences, along with case studies, demonstrate applications of the critical thinking and problem solving processes within various communication settings and specialties.


Autumn 2016 - On campus (CRN - 4882)

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Required Reading:

1.) Critical Thinking: Tools for Taking Charge of Your Learning and Your Life. Paul & Elder; Prentice Hall, 2012. ISBN-13: 9780132180917

2.) Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work 1st edition. Health, Chip and Dan. Crown Business, 2013. ISBN: 9780307956392

Please check Canvas one week before class begins for any pre-class assignments;

If you wish to buy your books via the DU bookstore, please check their online site at "the DU Bookstore" to make sure your books are in stock before coming to campus or ordering online.

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