Teaching and learning argument

Teaching and learning argument

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This text advocates bringing the teaching and learning of argument to the centre of the curriculum, based on the understanding that argument is essential to the development of thinking skills. Its scope is broad, analyzing the function of argument from early childhood education to university study.quality in the writing of 1 1 -year-olds, much of this book (especially Chapter 3) is devoted to seeing the influence of ... in the middle of a prose paragraph might well be a sign of inventiveness in the arrangement and expression of an argument. ... They noted that the better argumentative essays in their samples were written on school-related or school-taught topics. ... that a#39;school topicsa#39; are less accessible to students wanting to write good argument than issues of personal significance.

Title:Teaching and learning argument
Author:Richard Andrews
Publisher:Continuum International Publishing Group - 1995


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