eng480 | undergraduate

Applied Rhetoric

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This is the capstone course for English majors. Through applied rhetoric, students will apply various concepts to their own studies and writing, and to written works from multiple genres and disciplines.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    When Worlds Collide

    • Analyze how differing approaches function on audiences.
    • Compare rhetorical approaches used by various disciplines or traditions in public debate.
    • Analyze public debate about your chosen topic.

    Locating Yourself in a Tradition

    • Describe the main rhetorical approaches to your chosen topics within those disciplines (intra-disciplinary).
    • Identify the main disciplines relevant to your chosen topic.
    • Analyze the typical rhetoric within those disciplines.

    The Rhetoric of Your Discipline

    • Compare the effect of different media on audiences.
    • Analyze the rhetoric and arguments of the leading texts in your intended discipline.
    • Identify the leading texts in your intended discipline.

    Reflecting on Your Rhetoric

    • Apply rhetorical tools in the analysis of your writing.
    • Analyze your writing for common strategies and patterns.
    • Identify any flaws or biases in reasoning.

    Applying Rhetorical Tools

    • Apply rhetorical tools to make a persuasive argument about your topics.
    • Examine how genre and media affect the persuasiveness of arguments.
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