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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.


Sections

Winter 2015 - Online/Distance (CRN - 4985)

Schedule Information

  • CRN: 4985
  • Instructor:
  • Credits: 4
  • Date/Time:
  • Delivery: Online/Distance
  • Location: ONLINE

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, 1 ed. Health, Chip and Dan. Crown Business, 2013. ISBN: 9780307956392

Please check Canvas one week before class begins for any pre-class assignments; https://canvas.du.edu

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.

Winter 2015 - Online/Distance (CRN - 5170)

Schedule Information

  • CRN: 5170
  • Instructor: White, Grover
  • Credits: 4
  • Date/Time:
  • Delivery: Online/Distance
  • Location: ONLINE

Required Reading:

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

2) Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work; 1 ed. Heath, Chip and Dan. Crown Business, 2013. ISBN: 9780307956392

Please check Canvas one week before class begins for any pre-class assignments; https://canvas.du.edu

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.

Autumn 2014 - On campus (CRN - 5111)

Schedule Information

  • CRN: 5111
  • Instructor: White, Grover
  • Credits: 4
  • Date/Time: R - 09/11 - 11/14, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Delivery: On campus
  • Location: STURM HALL 275

Required Reading:

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

2) Why Decisions Fail: Avoiding the Blunders and Traps that Lead to Debacles. Nutt, Paul. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2002. ISBN: 9781576751503.

Please check Canvas one week before class begins for any pre-class assignments; https://canvas.du.edu

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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