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| | | | |UNIVERSITI TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN (UTAR) | | | | | |FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCE |

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| |Unit Code & |UALL 1053 | | |Unit Title: |CRITICAL READING AND THINKING | | |Course of Study: |Bachelor of Science (Hons) Actuarial Science | | | |Bachelor of Science (Hons) Financial Mathematics | | |Year of Study: |Year One Trimester One | | | |Year One Trimester Three | | |Year and Semester: |January 2013 | | |Credit & Contact Hour|3 credit hours (2 + 1) | | | |2 represents 2 lecture contact hours per week for the duration of 14 weeks, | | | |1 represents 1.5 tutorial contact hours per weeks for the duration of 12 weeks. | | |Lecturer: |Nadya Supian (nadya@utar.edu.my) | | | |M.Ed (UM), B.Ed TESL Hons (UKM) | | |Tutor: |As above | | |Mode of Delivery: |Lecture and Tutorial | | |Objective: |Objective of Unit: | | | |This course aims to: | | | |To equip students with reading, vocabulary building and critical thinking skills. | | | |To develop students’ ability to analyze the materials they read in terms of accuracy of information, organizational | | | |patterns and the difference between fact and opinion. | | | |To hone students’ ability to evaluate the strength of evidence provided in texts and the soundness of arguments. | | |Learning Outcome: |Learning Outcome of Unit: | | | |After completing this unit, students will be able to: | | | |critically analyze reading materials...
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