This course will follow a critical making approach to engage with the role that data have played in contemporary communications.
This course requires students to compose digital media while exploring the rhetorical, poetic, and political implications of multiple writing platforms.
This course allows students to explore the rhetorical implications of design and invites them to consider design and writing as an integrated process.
This course prepares students to critically examine the intersections between digital devices and human life by exploring the relationship between computers and humans, surveillance, big data, and interactivity and games.
The course will explore the ethics of writing for the public, the impact of rhetorical contexts on writing, and how writing and revision can allow you to understand a public problem or issue in a new way.
In this course we will examine the contexts for, and rhetorical dimensions of, a variety of professional documents, including those documents students produce in the course itself.
This introductory course offers students opportunities to improve as writers by developing their understanding of how they and others use writing to interpret and share experiences, affect behavior, and position themselves in the world.