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Rhetoric And Research

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This course extends practice in critical reading, writing, and thinking. Emphasis is given to developing an effective writing process that takes into account audience and rhetorical purpose.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks 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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    Critically Analyzing Arguments

    • Evaluate an information source for timeliness, relevance, and credibility of author and publication.
    • Identify a thesis.
    • Assess how arguments can be organized.
    • Identify ways an author can choose to argue a point, persuade, mislead, or sway the reader.
    • Evaluate an author’s awareness of and response to other arguments.

    Responding Critically to Arguments

    • Evaluate the claim and supporting evidence within an argument.
    • Formulate a response to an argument.

    Writing Effective Arguments

    • Formulate research questions.
    • Create a focused research thesis.
    • Identify an effective organizational strategy for a persuasive essay.

    Writing a Persuasive Essay

    • Organize a unified, coherent, and well-developed essay appropriate to an audience.

    Presenting an Argument

    • Adapt prose written for reading into prose for speaking.
    • Create an effective presentation.
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