Rhetoric in Contemporary Culture
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Course Summary .2
Learning Materials and References .3
Course Outline .5
Evaluation and Grading .10
Study Guide .
HU1440: Week 6 CALLING BLUE: AND ON THAT FARM HE HAD A
CALLING BLUE: AND ON THAT FARM HE HAD A CELLPHONE*
The author writes television reviews for newspapers. This one appeared in the New York Times. The
subject is the first e
Course Objectives Tested:
1. Use standard argument strategies to develop, communicate, and defend a position in a variety of
2. Differentiate and evaluate competing arguments.
4. Analyze, organize, and synthesize inf
HU1440: Week 7 Essay
Create a visual argument for a public service announcement of your choice. Here are some ideas that
you can use for public service announcements:
1. Should prisoners be released due to lack of funding?
2. Should librar
HU1440: Week 6 Forum
Complete the following tasks:
a. Revise the two paragraphs provided and submit these in the forum.
b. Review at least two of your peers submissions and post your comments based on the given
HU1440: Week 8 Essay
Types of Claims
Write a paper that is organized around a single type of claim. Choose one of the following claims about
campus issues as the first sentence of your paper:
a. Claim of Fact:
Financial aid for students is (or is not) rea