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ENGL 101: Week 1

University of Maryland, Summer II 2010. ENGL 101, Sect. 0202. Instructor Tom Geary.

Tom Geary

on 12 July 2011

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Transcript of ENGL 101: Week 1

English 101 Week 1 agenda 1.) Introduction and overview
2.) Hybridity and Blackboard
3.) Syllabus
4.) Academic writing
5.) Critical reading Week 1 agenda 6.) Summary exercise
7.) Icebreaker
8.) Summary #1 assignment
9.) What is rhetoric?
10.) Rhetorical situation Five stases? Canons of rhetoric Invention
Delivery Parts of a full argument Argument paragraphs: claim, evidence, analysis intuitive vs. heuristics research - They Say, I Say context grammar, mechanics diction, figures of speech mnemonic devices research findings elocution layout and design TYPES OF ARGUMENTS Audience analysis required with each formal essay
Always consider your rhetorical strategies writing is a skill
to refine and hone Time flexibility
Web 2.0 tools to facilitate collaboration
Increased research and writing time
Use of visuals and video to supplement discussion
More personal responsibility What does a hybrid class mean? What is a genre? Personal vs. vs. business Academic informed
well structured
maintains the personal genre conventions What does it mean
to be a critical reader? Summarizing Paraphrasing Quoting Icebreaker Your name An interest What is rhetoric? Everyday Use: "Something written for a reader by a writer for a specific purpose." Aristotle: "the faculty of observing in any given case the available means of persuasion." Rhetoric surrounds us persuasive communciation
that draws an audience
closer to adherence EXIGENCE intrinsic extrinsic SYLLABUS TIME Rhetorical analysis skim/abstract re-read closely engage with notes categorize claims
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