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WRIT 225 A   Visual Rhetorics back to previous pageBack to Results  
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EnrollmentGeneral2200
201956-10
20205500
202167-10
Total1820-20

InstructorWorley, Margaret C.
MeetsMW245-400, LATH 210
RestrictionsInstr sign req during Drop/Add
DistributionHuman Thought and Expression
Core AreaNone

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This course approaches the study of rhetoric by foregrounding the dynamic relationship of text and image. How does a writer's combination of verbal and visual elements communicate different arguments when circulated among different audiences? How do verbal/visual texts imitate, represent, and/or constitute cultural identities, norms, values, or practices? With the goal of becoming effective rhetorical critics, as well as incisive consumers and producers of visual culture, students in this course study a variety of visual texts in print and electronic form and examine these texts' complex powers of persuasion. The primary work of this course is to develop and strengthen fluency in rhetorical discourse and visual literacy, as students work to perceive and analyze, as well as design and create, verbal-visual texts.


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