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5 July 2003

Austhink is making available an extensive set of online materials designed for use in teaching general informal reasoning and argument.

15 Feb 2003

Open-enrolment Advanced Reasoning and Analysis workshops will be held at Trinity College, Melbourne, June 18-20, Aug 27-29, and Nov 19-21. Download a brochure (pdf file).

19 Mar 2003

Austhink releases six online Argument Mapping Tutorials.

4 Dec 2002

On Dec 8, Background Briefing on ABC Radio National will be airing an hour long documentary on the topic of intelligence and terrorism, featuring Austhink principal Dr. Paul Monk describing Austhink work in intelligence training.

23 Nov 2002

An important new book Visualizing Argumentation: Software Tools for Collaborative and Educational Sense-Making is appearing in early December.  This edited volume is arguably the first book on argument mapping, and contains contributions by most leading players in the field.

9 Oct 2002

Austhink Principal Dr. Tim van Gelder has been invited to be a featured speaker at the 2003 Joint International Conference on Cognitive Science (4th International Conference on Cognitive Science and the 7th Australasian Society for Cognitive Science Conference) in Sydney, July 13-18.  He will be presenting results from Austhink research on the development of reasoning skills.

10 Aug 2002

Austhink welcomes Dr. Robert Stafford as an associate. Dr. Stafford has wide experience in teaching logic and writing in the management consulting and professional services arena. He specialises in research techniques, information analysis, technical writing, and use of the Minto Pyramid Principle for logic in thinking and writing.

26 July 2002

Advanced Reasoning and Analysis workshops are now open for enrolment.

19 July 2002

Details and a brochure for the Trinity/Austhink Advanced Reasoning and Analysis workshops are now available.  More information.

June 2002

Austhink and Trinity College agree to develop and provide 4-day intensive workshops in Advanced Reasoning and Analysis aimed at junior professionals.  The first of these open-enrolment workshops are scheduled for September and November 2002.  More information will be available shortly.


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