Introduction to Scientific Reasoning
Session
Six Week - First
Class Number
1055
Career
Undergraduate
Units
3 units
Grading
Description
The study of scientific reasoning. Among the central issues are: deductive reasoning; inductive reasoning; the justification of inductive inferences; examples of inductive reasoning, such as statistical inferences with respect to both correlation and causal hypotheses; the nature of science and its evolution; analysis of the roles that models, predictions and evidence play in justifying scientific theories.
Class Attributes
Arts and Humanities (GEP)
Arts and Humanities (GFR)
Notes
Class will meet on-line during the scheduled time for at least the first session of the semester. Instructor will contact students prior to this first meeting to explain how to access that meeting. Instructor will explain the teaching format for the remainder of the course during this first meeting session. On line courses require reliable internet access and computer literacy; and the ability to self-manage independent learning assignments according to deadlines. In place of classroom activities, online work may include independent mastery assignments, discussion boards, videos with quizzes, writing assignments, and other active learning experiences. Students are responsible for completing these online learning experiences by the specified deadlines and in accordance with instructor requirements.
Class Actions
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Class Details
Instructor(s)
Greg Ealick
Meets
Th 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Dates
06/01/2021 - 07/09/2021
Room
WEB
Instruction Mode
Online
Campus
Main Campus
Location
Univ of MD, Baltimore County
Components
Lecture Required
Class Availability
Status
Open
Seats Taken
7
Seats Open
33
Class Capacity
40
Wait List Total
0
Wait List Capacity
40