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Course Listing for WRITING AND RHETORIC - Spring 2020 (ALL: 01/21/2020 - 05/08/2020)
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Course ID Title Credits Type Instructor(s) Days:Times Location Permission
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1322 RHET-103-01 College Writing 1.00 LEC Naftzinger, Jeffrey MW: 1:15PM-2:30PM TBA Y  
  Enrollment limited to 15 Waitlist available: Y
  This course is not open to juniors or seniors.
  An introduction to the art of expository writing, with attention to analytical reading and critical thinking in courses across the college curriculum. Assignments offer students opportunities to read and write about culture, politics, literature, science, and other subjects. Emphasis is placed on helping students to develop their individual skills.
2152 RHET-103-02 College Writing 1.00 LEC Truman, James TR: 9:25AM-10:40AM TBA Y  
  Enrollment limited to 15 Waitlist available: Y
  This course is not open to juniors or seniors.
  An introduction to the art of expository writing, with attention to analytical reading and critical thinking in courses across the college curriculum. Assignments offer students opportunities to read and write about culture, politics, literature, science, and other subjects. Emphasis is placed on helping students to develop their individual skills.
2153 RHET-103-03 College Writing 1.00 LEC Truman, James MW: 10:00AM-11:15AM TBA Y  
  Enrollment limited to 15 Waitlist available: Y
  This course is not open to juniors or seniors.
  An introduction to the art of expository writing, with attention to analytical reading and critical thinking in courses across the college curriculum. Assignments offer students opportunities to read and write about culture, politics, literature, science, and other subjects. Emphasis is placed on helping students to develop their individual skills.
1492 RHET-125-01 Writing for a Digital World 1.00 SEM Naftzinger, Jeffrey TR: 1:30PM-2:45PM TBA WEA  
  Enrollment limited to 15 Waitlist available: Y
  NOTE: 4 seats reserved for first year students, 5 for sophomores, 4 for juniors, 2 for seniors
  As reading and writing shift from pages to screens, images and other visual elements are becoming increasingly important to successful writing. This course is designed to help students think critically about the role of the visual in written communication today. Using digital design tools in combination with academic writing skills such as research and drafting, students will develop strategies and skills for blending images and words effectively in a range of genres and contexts - both digital and printed, academic and professional.
2371 RHET-125-02 Writing for a Digital World 1.00 SEM Marino, Nicholas TR: 1:30PM-2:45PM TBA WEA  
  Enrollment limited to 15 Waitlist available: Y
  As reading and writing shift from pages to screens, images and other visual elements are becoming increasingly important to successful writing. This course is designed to help students think critically about the role of the visual in written communication today. Using digital design tools in combination with academic writing skills such as research and drafting, students will develop strategies and skills for blending images and words effectively in a range of genres and contexts - both digital and printed, academic and professional.
2372 RHET-145-01 Autobiography and Activism 1.00 LEC Papoulis, Irene TR: 10:50AM-12:05PM TBA WEA  
  Enrollment limited to 15 Waitlist available: Y
  A writing workshop focusing on autobiographical writing that is informed by an interest in the world at-large. We will read various writers who combine their personal stories with their political, environmental, and social activism, such as Terry Tempest Williams, Bill McKibben, and Angela Davis. Students will write their own reflective autobiographical essays.
1480 RHET-208-02 Argument & Research Writing 1.00 LEC O'Donnell, Tennyson MW: 2:40PM-3:55PM TBA WEA2  
  Enrollment limited to 15 Waitlist available: Y
  NOTE: 4 seats reserved for first year students, 4 for sophomores, 4 for juniors, 3 for seniors
  A writing workshop emphasizing the development of argumentation and research skills. Students learn how to read and evaluate logical arguments, formulate research questions, explore print and electronic resources, and frame persuasive arguments in papers of substantial length. Frequent practice in writing and revising.
2373 RHET-225-01 The Rhetoric of Broad Street 1.00 LEC Marino, Nicholas TR: 10:50AM-12:05PM TBA Y WEA2  
  Enrollment limited to 15 Waitlist available: Y
  This course combines community learning and writing as a means of discovering how we define others and ourselves through journals, diaries, essays, and stories. Students explore Broad Street as a social and cultural metaphor, with a wide variety of readings depicting “the other” and reflecting the voices of members of underprivileged and privileged classes throughout history. Students perform community service as a part of course activities.
2376 RHET-226-01 Writing about Places 1.00 LEC Papoulis, Irene TR: 2:55PM-4:10PM TBA WEA2  
  Enrollment limited to 15 Waitlist available: Y
  This class is a workshop for students interested in writing about "place", which can refer to nature, rooms, buildings, streets, public squares, landscapes, towns, cities, countries, or any physical worlds. Students will write essays in various forms, from travel writing to many other reflections about issues arising from the interactions between people and places. Readings include a range of essays exploring diverse approaches to place.
2156 RHET-260-01 What is Rhet/Comp? 1.00 SEM Frymire, Erin TR: 1:30PM-2:45PM TBA HUM  
  Enrollment limited to 19 Waitlist available: Y
  How do human beings effectively communicate with one another? What strategies do we use to speak and write persuasively? What are the best ways to learn to write? How do social, cultural, political, linguistic, and other elements of human life impact the ways we write, speak, and learn to write? How do visual and textual literacies relate to questions of race, gender, and power? These are the central questions of Rhetoric and Composition – a field that stretches from the ancient world to the 21st century college writing classroom and continues to pursue these questions in our ever-changing world. In this course, we will explore how scholars in Rhetoric and Composition have approached, answered, and complicated these questions.
1093 RHET-399-01 Independent Study 0.50 - 1.00 IND TBA TBA TBA Y  
  Enrollment limited to 15 Waitlist available: N
  Submission of the special registration form, available in the Registrar’s Office, and the approval of the instructor and Writing Center director are required for enrollment.
1359 RHET-466-01 Teaching Assistant 0.50 - 1.00 IND TBA TBA TBA Y  
  Enrollment limited to 15 Waitlist available: N
  Students may assist professors as teaching assistants, performing a variety of duties usually involving assisting students in conceiving or revising papers; reading and helping to evaluate papers, quizzes, and exams; and other duties as determined by the student and instructor. See instructor of specific course for more information. Submission of the special registration form, available in the Registrar’s Office and the approval of the instructor and chairperson are required for enrollment.
1560 RHET-499-01 Senior Thesis Part 2 2.00 IND Staff, Trinity TBA TBA Y  
  Enrollment limited to 15 Waitlist available: N
  Submission of the special registration form, available in the Registrar’s Office and the approval of the instructor is required. (2 course credits are considered pending in the first semester; 2 course credits will be awarded for completion in the second semester.)