ENGL3500-A Study Of Rhetoric    (Spring 2018)

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Course Details

This course satisfies part of the Communication Skills graduation requirement.
Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account.
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Session, Dates: 4 (03/03/2018 - 04/28/2018)

Days: ONLINE

Time: -

Location: Internet/Online

Room:

Seats Available: 4 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: CSCM1030 (COSK2220) or CSHR1030 (COSK2225) and any ELIT course

About The Instructor(s)

John D. Lawson, Ph.D.

Professor of English
English


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(s) section for a link to a Faculty Website.