ENGL3500-C1 Study Of Rhetoric    (Fall 2014)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor

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Course Details

This course satisfies part of the Communication Skills graduation requirement.

This section is Communication Skills intensive. Communication Skills I-V must be completed before taking this course.

Program Requirements

Session, Dates: 1 (08/25/2014 - 12/13/2014)

Days: M W F

Time: 11:45 - 12:35 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Hale Center 207

Seats Available: 10 Seats

Credits: 3

Course Description

This course explores the nature and place of discourse, especially persuasive discourse, in society and in history. Much attention is given to classical, modern, and contemporary rhetorical systems; to the mutual influence of rhetoric and other academic disciplines; and to the relationship of rhetoric, communication, and various media. Also considered are rhetorical criticism, audience-text-writer constraints, and how these constraints interact to make meaning.

Prerequisites: COSK2220 or COSK2225 and any ELIT course

About The Instructor

John Lawson, Ph.D.

Professor of English
English Department

Curriculum Co-Advisor, English Education
English Department


lawsonj@rmu.edu
412-397-6447 phone
412-397-6469 fax
Wheatley Center 319
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For additional course information, First Class requirements, syllabus, etc., check the About The Instructor section for a link to a Faculty Website.