Category Archives: rhetoric

ENG 420 5.1: Freire, Nicholson, Lorde

Today’s Plan: Review Paper Expectations Discuss Freire, Nicholson, and Lorde Review Paper Expectations Last week I went over the nuts and bolts. This paper is due next Tuesday at noon. Someone asked if this paper is similar to writing a … Continue reading

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ENG 123: From Exploration to Proposal

Today’s Plan: Attendance Topic Proposal Paper Working Knowledge Presentations Homework

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ENG 420: 4.2 Dewey, Pragmatism, Gatto, and The Paper

Today’s Plan: Outline expectations/constraints for the upcoming paper Discuss: Dewey Read: Gatto What is Education? Here is the original description on the website: At the conclusion of the historic stage of readings, I will ask you to compose a 1000 … Continue reading

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ENG 420 3.1: Lanham

Today’s Plan Attendance Summer Research Applications Review Last Class Articles Lanham’s Strong Defense Discussion Post

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ENG 420 2.2: Cicero’s Orator

Today’s Plan : Review Sir Ken Robinson Faulty Foundations Cicero Homework

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ENG 420 2.1: Isocrates and Civic Education

Today’s Plan Attendance Review Last Class Two Readings: Salon and Breitbart Haskins and Benoit Homework Review Last Class Looking through your posts: Essentialism vs. Materialism Plato’s Elitism vs. Socrates’ insistence to Question Everything Plato’s Transcendentalism (Epistemology, knowledge) Two Readings As … Continue reading

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ENG 420 1.2: Plato’s Allegory of the Cave

Today’s Plan: Attendance Blog URL’s in Canvas Entry Question: Should Schools Teach Morality Reviewing Plato Reading Philosophy’s hero and Rhetoric’s villain Homework Discussion Post Time Blog URL’s in Canvas For Tuesday’s homework, I asked you to create a blog and … Continue reading

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ENG 420 1.1: Introduction and Plato

Today’s plan: Why Are You Here? Syllabus and Canvas Introduction to Plato, Greek Conceptions of Philosophy and Rhetoric Writing with Direct Quotations Homework

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College Comp 8.1: Logos

Today’s Plan: Attendance Flu shot? Workshop Volunteers Logos Homework Logos I want to do a presentation today on logos, the rhetorical term for forms of proof. Homework I want you to argue in favor of a statistic this week. Frame … Continue reading

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College Comp 6.3: Workshopping

Today’s Plan: Attendance Friday Night Speaker Series Duffett, Ideology, Participatory Culture Workshopping (Maddison and Ryan) Homework Duffett Quiz Questions First, the quiz questions: In what ways have academics traditionally understood fandom? Provide at least two perspectives. (Adorno vs. Jenkins: What … Continue reading

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