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Instructional Practices: Argumentation


Identify the role of argumentation in using evidence to evaluate and substantiate assertions Learn the core components of argumentation. Explore strategies for teaching argumentation in a variety of classroom environments.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify reasons for teaching argumentation. 
  • Explain why argumentation is fundamentally different from persuasion. 
  • Identify the Toulmin Model of argumentation. 
  • Recognize claims, evidence, and warrants in context. 
  • Recognize backing, rebuttals, and qualifiers in context. 
  • Identify strategies that can teach argumentation. 

Documentation Methods

Participants must document their learning by completing the following summative.

1 Multiple Choice Exam - Learner demonstrates knowledge of content by selecting the correct answer from the choices provided.

The summative must meet 80% of the established criteria.

Project Team

Author: Andrew Wing, B.A.

Developed by Development Team: Kay Landingham, M.S.; Vicky Nichols, B.S.; Aldo Redaelli, M.Ed..

Module Last Updated: 2022