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Course Code: BUSN501 Course ID: 4849 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This BUSN501 Critical Thinking and Digital Literacy course will prepare the transportation and logistics management and reverse logistics management graduate student to address issues associated with critical thinking and digital literacy. Students will be afforded the opportunity to begin to compile artifacts and signature assignments related to their field of study of transportation and logistics management or reverse logistics management. The course is intended to provide a foundation from which the student may use the knowledge and practices gained in this course throughout the rest of their graduate program.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
07/27/2021 - 12/31/2021 01/03/2022 - 02/27/2022 January Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
09/28/2021 - 03/04/2022 03/07/2022 - 05/01/2022 March Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session
10/26/2021 - 04/01/2022 04/04/2022 - 05/29/2022 April Spring 2022 Session B 8 Week session
11/30/2021 - 04/29/2022 05/02/2022 - 06/26/2022 May Spring 2022 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

CO1 Differentiate between primary and secondary sources

CO2 Utilize technology to access and organize information in support of research

CO3 Explain ethical considerations in research

CO4 Distinguish between deductive and inductive reasoning

CO5 Evaluate elements of critical thinking (evidence, reasoning, fallacy)

CO6 Construct arguments related to logistical problems by writing supportive argumentative essays

CO7 Critique a current research article looking for concerns with errors in reasoning and insufficient evidence

CO8 Justify arguments and information required to solve real-­‐world problems

Grading for the course will be based on the following:

  • Eight Forum Assignments
  • One Annotated Bibliography
  • One Assignment Outline
  • Three Written Assignment
  • Eight Credo Online Quizzes
  • One Final Paper
NameGrade %
Forums 20.00 %
Week 1 Introduction 2.22 %
Week 1 Forum 2.22 %
Week 2 Forum 2.22 %
Week 3 Forum 2.22 %
Week 4 Forum 2.22 %
Week 5 Forum 2.22 %
Week 6 Forum 2.22 %
Week 7 Forum 2.22 %
Week 8 Forum 2.22 %
Annotated Bilbliography 5.00 %
Week 2- Topic Selection/Annotated Bibliography 5.00 %
Written Assignments 40.00 %
Week 3- Article Review 13.33 %
Week 6 Argumentative Essay 13.33 %
Week 7- Flaws in Argument 13.33 %
Quizzes 10.00 %
Credo Assessment 1 1.43 %
Credo Assessment 2 1.43 %
Credo Assessment 5 1.43 %
Credo Assessment 6 1.43 %
Credo Assessment 7 1.43 %
Week 7 - Assessment 9 (Part 1): APA Citations 1.43 %
Credo Assessment 8 1.43 %
Final Paper 25.00 %
Week 8- Customer Service Paper 25.00 %

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

CO1 Differentiate between primary and secondary sources

CO2 Utilize technology to access and organize information in support of research

CO3 Explain ethical considerations in research

CO4 Distinguish between deductive and inductive reasoning

CO5 Evaluate elements of critical thinking (evidence, reasoning, fallacy)

CO6 Construct arguments related to logistical problems by writing supportive argumentative essays

CO7 Critique a current research article looking for concerns with errors in reasoning and insufficient evidence

CO8 Justify arguments and information required to solve real-­‐world problems

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
Author: No Author Specified
 
Book Title:Critical Thinking : An Appeal to Reason (Ebook available in the APUS Online Library)
ISBN:9780415997133
Publication Info:Taylor and Francis Lib
Author:Tittle, Peg
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.