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
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
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.
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.