Aug 20, 2019
ENG 3080J - Writing and Rhetoric II
Focuses on skills in writing a variety of genres (i.e. rhetorical analysis, research-based argument, report, etc). Coursework includes learning to read rhetorically and using effective strategies for searching academic databases and evaluating sources. Also focuses on using correct documentation and mechanics.
Requisites: (ENG 1510 or 1610) and (Jr or Sr)
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 1J
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
- To apply rhetorical strategies to our own writing, realizing its power to establish, disrupt, and persuade.
- To become better thinkers, writers, and readers overall.
- To critique our own and others’ ideas.
- To develop an understanding of the writing process and writing strategies.
- To further develop our understanding of appropriate ways of documenting work.
- To gain confidence in our ability to evaluate, analyze, and synthesize primary and secondary texts through reading and writing.
- To identify and understand rhetorical purposes, audiences, and situations and the relationship among these.
- To use informal writing as a tool for critical thinking as as a bridge to formal public writing.
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