ENGL3500-C1 Study Of Rhetoric    (Fall 2012)

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Course Description
About The Instructor
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 (08/27/2012 - 12/15/2012)

Days: T R

Time: 10:45 - 12:00 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Hale Center 201

Seats Available: Course Full, Choose another

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 and any ELIT course

About The Instructor

Edward Karshner, Ph.D.
Director, Communications Intensive Courses
 English Department
Associate Professor of English
 English Department

karshner@rmu.edu
412-397-6444 phone
412-397-6468 fax
Wheatley Center 209

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