UMD ENGL 294 Entire Class
University of Maryland ENGL 294 Persuasion and Cleverness in Social Media Entire Class
Exploration of various persuasive media encountered in daily life through the lens of rhetorical and critical theories. Principles of rhetoric and analysis of how persuasion functions across media. The invention of effective multimedia works appropriate to purpose, audience, and context. Concepts from cultural studies are used to develop critical awareness about power and ideology and how they influence the way people produce and understand messages. By integrating technology, rhetoric, and cultural studies, students become more critically-rhetorically informed thinkers, authors, and audiences of arguments and culture in the digital age. Writing intensive course. No prior multimedia experience is expected
Note: This entire class includes discussions, assignments, course projects, and exams.