Teaching Tip Tuesday: Tackling Logical Fallacies

Covering tips on how to recognize as well as how to avoid logical fallacies with your students can help build their critical thinking skills and prepare them for the world after your class. Here are a few resources that can help you do so:
Teaching Logical Fallacies
This is a great overview of teaching logical fallacies with some ideas on how to introduce logical fallacies to your students.
An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments by Ali Almossawi
This book has many great illustrations and a brief write up about each fallacy that is being covered in the picture.
Your Logical Fallacy Is
This interactive website provides a brief overview and examples of many different fallacies. There is also a poster you can download too!
This handout from the Writing Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill provides details and examples of fallacies as well as tips on how to avoid them.
Great Videos for Teaching Logical Fallacies
In this blog post, Liz Boltz Ranfeld,provides eight video clips that one could use to cover logical fallacies.

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