Critical Thinking Course
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- Teachers - About the teachers involved in the course.
- Classroom - KKLG106 in the KK Leung Building. This is building no 20 on the campus map here: http://www.hku.hk/estates/newmap.
- Lunch - Opposite the KK Leung Building is the Chong Yuet Ming Amenities Centre. There is a student canteen inside.
- Certificate - Students who complete the course with full attendance will receive a certificate.
Day 1 (15 July 2009) Instructors - Benny Fung, Fanny Ho
|0930-0945||Welcome and introduction (Joe Lau)|
|0945-1100||Lecture - Introduction to critical thinking (Benny Fung)||What is critical thinking? Analysis of meaning and detection of linguistic pitfalls|
|1115-1240||Group discussion (Fanny Ho)|
|1400-1520||Lecture - Argument analysis (Benny Fung)||How to analyze and evaluate arguments? What are good arguments?|
|1535-1645||Group discussion (Fanny Ho)|
Day 2 (18 July 2009) Instructors - Wyman Kwok, Fanny Ho
|0930-1055||Lecture - Scientific reasoning (Wyman Kwok)||An introduction to hypothesis testing|
|1400-1700||Lecture + discussion - Fallacies and biases (Wyman Kwok)||How to classify fallacies and what are the common biases in reasoning|