Classes

Communication in the Life Sciences (SCCOM 100)

Semester: 

Winter

Offered: 

2019
This course emphasizes effective written, oral, and visual communication in the life sciences. Students will have the opportunity to shape these communication skills through iterative design processes that emphasize attention to audience, the purpose of your communications, and student agency. Students will work individually and collaboratively to craft messages for internal and external audiences, including scientists, government stakeholders, affected communities, or broader publics. Students will learn a... Read more about Communication in the Life Sciences (SCCOM 100)

Visual Rhetoric (ENGL 392B)

Semester: 

Winter

Offered: 

2019

This course introduces students to the interaction of texts and images in such professional writing fields as advertising, book illustration, technical documentation, journalism, and public relations. Issues may include visual and textual literacy, the semiotics and rhetoric of design, and the ideological basis of social communication. In this particular section of the course, emphasis will be placed on historical and material analyses of visuals, as well as the production of visual images when considering academic...

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Studies in Selected Topics—Mapping Research Methods Rhetorically: The Complex Mess (ENGL 795)

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2019

This course is an introduction to research methods used in rhetoric and writing studies. Emphasis is placed on research ethics, the fit of method to research design, and the development of a research proposal. Students will become familiar with a range of methods, including interviews, case studies, ethnographies, archival research, oral histories, mixed methods, rhetorical field methods, as well as indigenous research methodologies...

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Communication in the Life Sciences (ENGL 193)

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2019
This course emphasizes effective written, oral, and visual communication in the life sciences. Students will have the opportunity to shape these communication skills through iterative design processes that emphasize attention to audience, the purpose of your communications, and student agency. Students will work individually and collaboratively to craft messages for internal and external audiences, including scientists, government stakeholders, affected communities, or broader publics. Students will learn a variety of genres such as research reports, grant proposals, conference abstracts,... Read more about Communication in the Life Sciences (ENGL 193)

Communication in the Physical Sciences (SCCOM 100)

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2018

This course emphasizes effective written, oral, and visual communication in the physical sciences. Students will have the opportunity to shape these communication skills through iterative design processes that emphasize attention to audience, the purpose of your communications, and student agency. Students will work individually and collaboratively to craft messages for internal and external audiences, including scientists, government stakeholders, affected communities, or...

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