Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking Skills Adjunct - Beavercreek


Franklin University, located in Columbus, Ohio, is seeking an Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking Skills adjunct faculty to teach a face-to-face course at Beavercreek.

Required:


To teach Philosophy at Franklin University the following are required: a passion for teaching (on-line and/or face-to-face), a commitment to life-long learning, a minimum of a graduate degree (not received at Franklin) in Philosophy or in a related field (stressing clear and logical writing, problem solving, and critical thinking skills), and significant and relevant professional work experience.  Successful completion of an online one-week faculty orientation course must be taken prior to any teaching at Franklin.


Preferred:

In addition to the educational and work experience qualifications described above, the ideal instructor must promote a student-centered, quality-teaching environment, focused on working adults.  The instructor must be proficient with computer-based functions, i.e., e-mail, chat, bulletin boards, and web pages.

Course Description:

The goal of this course is to help students improve as critical, logical thinkers.  Students will be introduced to the art of formulating and assessing arguments according to the standards of logical thinking and critical analysis.  Students will discover how to apply these valuable skills to their studies and everyday lives, learning how to overcome obstacles to critical thinking and how to avoid being deceived by means of misleading reasoning.

The University promotes a student-centered, quality-teaching environment, focused on working adults.  Founded in 1902, Franklin University has been the leading educator of nontraditional students in central Ohio and enjoys the strong support of the local business community.


To apply, please complete the adjunct application that you can access at the bottom of this posting and attach a copy of your resume or curriculum vita and submit these to adjunct@franklin.edu.  There are directions on how to save the application and attach to your email.  For immediate attention, please enter “Intro to Logic Critical Thinking Adjunct Beavercreek” in the subject line of your e-mail.


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