Summary: The Approachable Argument, by Michael G. Leigh, is a critical thinking text that uses argumentation as a means of increasing independent and well-informed thinking, rather than an argumentation and debate text that assumes teaching certain forms automatically leads to critical thinking.
This text is written in a simple, conversational format but is extremely comprehensive, covering a broad number of subjects. The Approachable Argument also contains numerou ...show mores current real world examples, making it easy for students to relate and learn by example rather than theory.
- Learning Objectives
- Chapter Introductions and Summaries
- Case Studies
- Visual Aids
- Interactive Exercises
About the Author:
Michael G. Leigh, graduated from the University of Redlands with a BA in English. With an MA in English from the University of Redlands and an MA in speech-communication from USC, Michael has coached state and national champion speech & debate teams at three different institutions, including Orange Coast College where he has been a professor for twenty-six years. He has also taken classes in the USC Professional Writing Program, as well as additional graduate work in speech-communication at Cal-State Fullerton. ...show less