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Formal reasoning is abstract thinking/reasoning. It is the process of symbolically understanding and solving problems. Faculty legislation, November, 1985.Courses that typically carry the Formal Reasoning designations (R) include statistics, mathematics and logic.Please respond to the following questions to describe how your course will meet the goals of the faculty legislation as stated above:
1. How does this course place its problems in a formal or abstract format/context that aids the development of reasoning ability? For example: How is symbolic notation used to clarify issues and problems? How is data analysis presented in an universal way that would allow broad application of the principles taught?
2. Copy and paste your syllabus or course outline and a proposal for course assessment.
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Committee membersReports to FacultyMinutes Hamline Plan Revision ImplementationProposed Revisions to Hamline PlanStraw Poll Comments
Hamline Plan Proposal Forms: Computer Intensive (C)Cultural Breadth (G, I, L)Disciplinary Breadth (F, H, N, S)Formal Reasoning (R)Individual Ability in Learning (Q)LEAD (W)Speaking Intensive (O)Writing Intensive (T)
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