Ponder is a digital environment designed to facilitate critical thinking through textual argument analysis. This is a process consisting in the identification, interpretation, reconstruction and evaluation of the reasoning in a text. Argument analysis can be daunting to beginners, and demonstrates the vast difference between mere information consumption, and critical thinking. Ponder offers a range of features to guide, visualize and simplify analysis.
Graphical visualization of logical structure.
Social feedback and real-time collaboration.
Scaffolded step-wise process and guide to argument-analysis.
An AI powered assistant to identify relevant linguistic structures.
A framework for evaluating the quality, and strength of reasoning.
Automated feedback on engaging pedagogical exercises and intellectual adventures.