Based in Beijing
Dr. Simon Koo joined TBC in 2017, bringing over a decade of teaching, research, and administration experience in higher education. He is currently the Executive Director of TBC.
An introduction to the study of argumentation, critical evaluation, and the use of language in interpretation of diverse forms of discourse. Explores practical applications of critical thinking skills in everyday situations such as problem-solving and evaluation of arguments.
Students will analyze arguments, create and test models, solve problems, evaluate ideas, estimate and predict outcomes based on underlying principles relative to a particular discipline, interpret literary, artistic, and scientific works, utilize symbols and symbolic systems, apply qualitative and quantitative analysis, verify the reasonableness of conclusions, explore alternatives, empathize with differing perspectives, and adapt ideas and methods to new situations.