You can make better sense of what you read, hear and become more persuasive by understanding arguments. The purpose of an argument is to make a valid point or persuade thinking. Understand the two parts of an argument and how to use evidence to support a claim. Understand how you can evaluate a persuasive argument by focusing on pinpointing the claim, identify evidence, test the evidence and identify conclusions.
By examining your own thinking, it will lead to better decision making. When you understand arguments, you can make better sense of what you read or hear and become more persuasive. After taking this course, you will understand the two parts of an argument, how to use evidence to support a claim, and how you can evaluate a persuasive argument.