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Description

Overview:
This chart can be used by students to record what they learn about the logical fallacies that are explained on the website yourlogicalfallacyis.com

This chart can be altered by users to focus on any logical fallacies that are relevant to the lesson.

The column headings can also be changed to create a new chart that students can use to identify and track examples of logical fallacies that appear in any text.
Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Level:
Adult Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab, Homework/Assignment, Interactive
Author:
Date Added:
12/05/2014
License:
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Language:
English
Media Format:
Downloadable docs, Text/HTML

Comments

Stephanie Sommers
on Dec 07, 10:44am Evaluation

Quality of Explanation of the Subject Matter: Limited (1)

The explanations on the website for each logical fallacy are fairly clear, but some of the examples contain difficult language that may not be accessible for all users. This website helps to explain different types of logical fallacies, but it does not give information about why it is important for a student to learn about logical fallacies or how they relate to other content, such as writing. The chart alone give no explanation. Therefore, it must be used in conjunction with the suggested website.

Stephanie Sommers
on Dec 07, 10:44am Evaluation

Utility of Materials Designed to Support Teaching: Limited (1)

This chart is useful because it can be edited and changed to suit a variety of lessons. However, there is not a teacher's guide or other supporting documentation. Suggestions are not given for how to use the chart apart from the suggested website.

Stephanie Sommers
on Dec 07, 10:44am Evaluation

Quality of Technological Interactivity: Strong (2)

This chart is not interactive on its own. However, it is intended to be used with the suggested website, also a resource in OER Commons, and the website is interactive. Students are able to scroll over and choose which logical fallacies they want to study. Different learners could choose different fallacies, which creates a more individualized learning experience.

Stephanie Sommers
on Dec 07, 10:44am Evaluation

Opportunities for Deeper Learning: Strong (2)

This website focuses on logical fallacies, which are related to critical thinking in that an understanding of faulty logic can help a student to better analyze and construct an argument. The chart is also a helpful tool because it provides students with practice in using a graphic organizer for note taking, which is related to learning how to learn. There is a suggestion given in the item description to use the chart with actual argument texts to help identify and track logical fallacies. Using the chart in this way would also support deeper learning.

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